General Kitchen Assistant

25 hours per week, term time plus 3 additional days

Temporary contract to cover maternity leave

£10,496 actual gross per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our busy Catering department as soon as possible.  This role will be based at Newquay Junior Academy. If you are passionate about food and enthusiastic about working with a fantastic team, we would love to hear from you.

You will provide key support in the preparation, cooking and serving of food and beverages plus related catering duties such as maintaining excellent levels of cleanliness and adhering to all food safety and hygiene practices. You will also be the friendly face of the kitchen team, serving students and ensuring the smooth running of food service times. You will also support the external catering activities/functions and act as the relief cook when required

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision of ‘learning together to help every child achieve more’. This is an exciting time to join our large, dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools.

Please see our Newquay Junior Academy and Trust websites:

Applications and full details can be found at : Alternatively, please email:  Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:     Friday 4th November 9.00am

Interviews to be held:                  Tuesday 15th November

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

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: