Silverwood School is a new maintained co-educational special school for pupils aged 4 to 19 years. We formed in September of 2020 with campuses in Chippenham, Trowbridge and Rowde: We have an ambitious vision to create a truly integrated and inclusive system of outstanding education for all young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Wiltshire. Wiltshire are investing in a £33 million new build at one site to create state of the art centre for SEND education, health, and care and training focusing predominantly on pupils with complex SEND. Our inclusive system of excellence will seek to re-balance and improve educational provision for all children and young people with SEND, including those currently in mainstream schools and resource bases or in other alternative provision. Offering local, community based SEND provision across a wide area from its new inception. It will also deliver high quality training and expertise to a wide range of SEND settings across the county.
If you are dynamic, inspirational, highly motivated, resourceful and enthusiastic and are looking for a new challenge and to be part of something new and exciting, we would very much like to hear from you.
Kitchen Assistant (Friday only)
Required to start as soon as possible
4hrs every Friday between 10:30 – 14:30 (term time only, 38 weeks a year)
Grade B - £9.25 – £9.43 per hour dependant on experience
We are seeking to appoint a Kitchen Assistant to work under the direction of the Catering Manager / Assistant Cook, on Friday.
You will be part of the school Catering Team and but will work closely with members of the support staff team.
The role will involve assisting in all aspects of food preparation and includes serving at lunchtime, and possibly day lettings. Preparing the food hall for meals and cleaning down the kitchen and food hall will also be required.
Applicants should be capable, efficient, adaptable, and have a friendly personality. A catering qualification and/or proven experience is desirable.
This vacancy can be worked alongside other vacancies we are currently recruiting for, specifically the Cleaner role and the Midday Supervisory Assistant (the MDSA role could only be worked Mon-Thurs). Please specify on the front of your application form the roles you wish to be considered for.
Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed by prior arrangement.
Please note that this appointment is subject to enhanced DBS, medical and reference checks. Silverwood School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils.
Completed applications should be returned by 12 noon on 6th December ‘21. Interview date T.B.C.
Silverwood School is an amalgamation of 3 special schools in Wiltshire. The three campuses of Silverwood School are known as Chippenham Campus (formerly St. Nicholas School), Rowde Campus (formally Rowdeford School) and Trowbridge Campus (Formally Larkrise School) it also incorporates Popular College in Chippenham.
Silverwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.