Catering Assistant

Job advert

  • Contract:         Part Time, Permanent
  • Hours:             20hrs per week (10am – 2.00pm), 44 weeks (term time only)
  • Salary:             LW18 - £6,890.44 per annum
  • Site:                 Thomas Deacon Junior Academy
  • Closing date:   22 November 2018
  • Start:               ASAP


About Us


TD Education Trust is a charitable organisation dedicated to raising educational outcomes across a range of primary and secondary phase schools and academies in the East Midlands.  As a newly formed multi-academy trust we strive to provide outstanding teaching and learning for all and an ethos and culture that encourages everyone to be the very best that they can be. 


We put learners, and their learning, at the heart of everything we do.


Thomas Deacon Academy

Trust: we are honest

Discipline: we never give up

Aspiration: we want the very best


Thomas Deacon Academy was one of the first Academies to be created and continues to thrive through our core values of Trust, Discipline and Aspiration. As we enter the exciting new phase of our future we continue to offer an aspirational learning environment for students from the ages of 7 to 18 years old. Our modern facilities, TDA Junior, Sixth Form Study Centre and 43 acre campus allow us to provide the ultimate in educational choice.


Most recently, July 2015, Ofsted graded the Academy as ‘Good’ in all areas and we are moving forward in our continued journey towards ‘Outstanding’.



The Job

We are looking to appoint a Catering Assistant to join our TDA Catering team to work at the Thomas Deacon Junior Academy.  The role involves assisting with all levels of preparation, cooking and service of food and beverages, serving staff and students on the cashless till system, and general cleaning duties.



The Person

Will have:

  • Experience of working in a catering environment.
  • Experience of working in a team as well as working independently.
  • Basic knowledge of food preparation, cooking and helping to serve fresh, healthy food
  • Basic understanding of the nutritional value of food, stock control and rotation,
  • Level 2 Food Safety (or equivalent) qualification is essential.



What we can offer you:

  • Excellent working facilities in a modern and inspirational environment
  • Opportunity to work with a dedicated and committed team of professionals
  • Outstanding professional development and a high quality induction programme
  • Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Academy Education Trust
  • Use of Academy facilities (including a gym)
  • LGPS Pension Scheme



TD Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.


To apply please click on the Vacancies page of our website where you will be directed to the application page.


If you have any questions regarding this post please contact the HR Team on 01733 426063 or e-mail


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