Kitchen Assistant - Orchard Vale Community School (Ventrus Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • NJC Grade A £18,333 FTE (paid pro rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

Orchard Vale Community School is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools who actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, we offer excellent career and development opportunities.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Kitchen Assistant to work within the kitchen at Orchard Vale Community School to start as soon as possible. We are looking for a talented individual, who has great cooking skills and a passion for preparing fresh food from scratch.

Duties will include assisting in the day-to-day preparation of meals to a high standard and within budget along with maintaining a hygienic kitchen. Alongside this, you will be promoting the service to attract the maximum number of children and positively encouraging healthy food choices.

You should have knowledge and experience as a kitchen assistant along with experience working in a catering environment, and a professional approach.

In return for your commitment, we are offering an excellent salary combined with generous holiday entitlement, working in a great environment and ensuring a good work life balance.

Should you have any questions, please email for the attention of Fiona Pearce, Headteacher.

Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.

Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.

To apply for this role, please submit your application online via
Please apply by noon on the closing date.
Interview Date: w/c 27 June 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationNorth DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX32 8QY

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupManual (Caretaking/Cleaning/Driving/Catering/

  • Salary Details

    NJC Grade A £18,333 FTE (paid pro rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypePart TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    23.75 hours per week (5 days per week), 38 weeks per annum

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required