Permanent – Required to start as soon as possible

Term-time plus 5 INSET days (39 working weeks / 44.652 paid weeks)

25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays.  Variable Hours – £9.50 gross per hour

  • Do you have excellent skills in the preparation, cooking and serving of food and beverages?
  • Are you looking for a new challenge in an energising and rewarding working environment where no two days are the same?

As one of our Catering Assistants you will work as part of a small, very friendly and supportive team which plays a crucial role in the day-to-day life of our school by providing a catering service to all students, staff and visitors.  Training will be provided where necessary.  We are happy to talk flexible working and endeavour to offer this, where possible, so that many of our employees can choose a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits us.

Brannel School offers 850 places to students aged 11-16. Our facilities are second to none – the school was completely redesigned and rebuilt in 2011 as a ‘School of the Future’ at a cost of over £17m.  Our school values are Excellence, Creativity and Community. We aspire to be a truly outstanding school, delivering the very best educational opportunities, nurturing academic excellence, and fostering ambition in every one of our students.  Brannel School is part of the Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), which is responsible for educating learners in four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools across Mid-Cornwall from Newquay to St Austell.

We really want to hear from you if you are someone who:

  • is looking for a rewarding role in a school environment
  • has good communication skills
  • can maintain standards of cleanliness, safety and hygiene of premises and equipment and can work within the guidelines of the Health and Safety and Hygiene regulations

If you wish to discuss this role or schedule a visit to the school in advance of the application submission date, please contact Christine Thomas (School Administrator) on 01726 822485.

Application forms and full details are available to download from below.

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:        Thursday 30th June 2022 at 9am

Interviews to be held:                     Week commencing 4th July 2022     

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: