Kitchen Assistant (2 posts)

Part Time - Term Time Only
Post 1: 30 hours per week, Post 2: 10 hours per week
Heanor Gate Science College, Kirkley Drive, Heanor DE75 7RA
Post 1: NJC2 £12,428 per annum, Post 2: NJC2 £4,142 per annum

Required as soon as possible for the following work pattern with flexibility on inset days:

Post 1: 30 hours per week – 7.45am – 2.15pm (Monday - Friday).

Post 2: 10 hours per week 12.10pm – 2.10pm (Monday – Friday). 

We are looking to appoint a kitchen assistant to work as part of the catering team. The successful candidate will be required to carry out general kitchen duties, food preparation and service for a number of meals per day, ensuring correct portion control, washing up and cleaning of equipment and furniture.

Applicants must already have a qualification in basic food hygiene or be willing to complete this as soon as possible.

Spencer Academies Trust is an educational charity and academy sponsor, which is committed to ensuring that every child, regardless of background, has access to an outstanding education and real choices in life. Our successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning which ensures improved outcomes for children and young people. Our mission statement for the Trust reflects our vision and aim for all Trust schools. Our highly successful network of 20 schools (8 secondary and 12 primary) educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire.


The Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, which provides an outstanding education for local children. Our Trust is a model of national excellence. We work collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes for all young people, in an environment where partnership is valued and success is celebrated. Our education delivers real life experiences for students, promotes independent enquiry and stimulates intellectual curiosity; whilst developing a strong sense of individual responsibility and a personal belief and confidence. All of our students fulfil their potential and make unparalleled progress. They are fully prepared for the next phase of their education and have unrivalled opportunities to become future leaders.

We Believe:

  • All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development.

  • Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership.

  • We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff.

If you would like to discuss this role, or have any queries, please email Samantha Harrison .

To apply for this position, please go to

In line with safer recruitment policies, references will be called for prior to interview.

Closing date for applications is: 12 midnight 9 October 2020.

Interviews to be held during week commencing 19 October 2020.


The Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.

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