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Kitchen Staff Wanted

Sapientia Education Trust

Wymondham , NR18 9SZ

Job Description

06:00-14:15, 11:30-20:00

Full-time & term-time only roles available, weekdays & weekends

Starting ASAP

£12.02 - £12.57 per hour including holiday pay depending on role applied for & experience; enhancements for shift & weekend work available

Are you positive, passionate about food, and take pride in your work?

Are you looking for your next step in a diverse & exciting working environment?

Wymondham College is looking for kitchen staff of all skills & abilities to join their dedicated & hard-working team.

We are looking for:

Kitchen assistants

Assistant cooks

Cook / Cook Supervisors.

The successful candidates will primarily be assisting with the cleaning, preparation, cooking and service of up to 3000 meals daily and may be required to work in any of the two College kitchens throughout the week.

We can offer you:

The opportunity to work with a friendly & supportive catering team, based at the Secondary School of the Year

The chance to get involved with making a wide range of meals from scratch with fresh ingredients for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Regular breaks & at a cooked meal when on shift

Free on-site car parking

A generous pension as part of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

Discounts, reward cards & promo codes via our staff benefits platform

A Cycle to Work scheme

24/7 access to our Employee Assistance Programme, at no cost to you.

The ideal person will be:

Experience of working within a catering environment;

Self-motivated & reliable;

A confident communicator;

Enthusiastic about food;

Willing to try new things;

Keen to learn & develop themselves;

Able to drive to and from Wymondham College.

Wymondham College has over 400 staff dedicated to supporting World Class education. The College currently is one of the top State Schools in the Country and is recognised as one of the highest performing State Schools in the East of England. This is backed up by its most recent Ofsted review which rated the College as outstanding in both Education and Boarding inspections along with obtaining the National Secondary School of the Year Gold Award at the National Teaching awards in November 2021.

The College is focused on providing outstanding quality to their students and staff not only in education but also through its provision of exceptional facilities and accommodation on site across its 83-acre campus.

We will hold interviews as soon as we have received enough applications from suitably qualified applicants. Please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources if you would like an update on your application.

Come have a look around our kitchens! Get in touch with the HR team on 01953 609012, to arrange a visit.

We look forward to receiving your application!

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Description automatically generatedIn accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education September”, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview


£12.02 - £12.57 per hour including holiday pay depending on role applied for & experience; enhancements for shift & weekend work available


Weekdays & weekends


Full-time & term-time only roles available

How to apply

Applications considered on receipt; therefore early applications are encouraged.

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