Catering Assistant

Wells Academy (Nottinghamshire)

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Salary - £20,441 (£7,007 pro rata)

Hours of work are 15 per week. 

We are seeking to appoint a Catering Assistant to join our team here at Wells Academy. 

The role: 

The successful applicant will provide support to the Catering Manager, ensuring that all catering services are of the highest possible standard. You will be required to prepare meals and provide a friendly and efficient service to all staff and pupils.   

Working as part of a dedicated catering team, you will need to demonstrate:  

  • Excellent hygiene and health & safety practices 
  • Good organisational ability 
  • First class communication skills 
  • Experience in preparing and serving food, with school kitchen knowledge being desirable  

The successful candidate will hold a Level 2 Food Safety Certificate.  Also holding a Level 2 Diploma in Kitchen Services and having knowledge of HACCP would be advantageous.  

About us: 

The Wells Academy was launched in September 2020 and since then has been on a transformational journey at an unprecedented rate, putting it on track to become the biggest school turnaround journey in the country. The Wells Academy believes in its whole community displaying the highest of standards at all time and endeavours to provide the successful candidate with: 

  • Disruption free learning 
  • A highly academic and knowledge rich curriculum 
  • Students displaying impeccable manners and attitudes 
  • A comprehensive professional learning programme 
  • Dedicated CPD time 
  • A highly visible and supportive SLT 
  • High quality Leadership coaching and support 
  • A culture of high expectations and academic excellence. 


In Return: 

You can be assured that you will be joining a successful Multi Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed no matter what their background. The Trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance professional growth. 

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you. 

Here’s what you can look forward to: 

  • Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7 
  • Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round 
  • Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays 
  • A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to receipt of satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks.  All pre-employment checks are in line with "Keeping Children Safe in Education”. 

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations. 

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation. 

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.