General Catering Assistant

King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High School for Girls require a General Catering Assistant to join the busy dining facility which caters for over 1,200 pupils and staff daily.

General Assistants’ responsibilities include washing up, general kitchen duties, food preparation and serving food to pupils and staff. A current food hygiene certificate is essential, and occasional evening and weekend overtime is required. The start date for this role is 31 August 2021. 

Hours: 21.25 hours per week, 10.00am – 2.30pm with a 15-minute unpaid break. Term time plus five days during holiday periods. 
Salary: £7,918 (Grade 1 SCP 3).

Closing date: The deadline for applications is midday on Monday 21 June 2021.

How to apply
To apply for this role, applications should be addressed to Louise Williams, Catering Manager, by email to,

Applications should comprise the following:

  • A completed application form (available for download below)
  • A short covering letter (no more than one page). This should explain your interest in the role, and highlight how you might stand out from other candidates in meeting the most important requirements of the person specification as set out earlier in this brief.

Download job description.
Download application form

If you have any queries about this role or would like to discuss it in more detail, please email Louise Williams, Catering Manager, at: or

King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High School for Girls are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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