Cuckfield, Haywards Heath
Grade 1-2 £15,872 full time equivalent (£6,237 pro rata)
16 May 2019
03 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed term
Part Time


Required from September 2019 (or asap) until July 2020, term time only

We are looking to appoint a Catering Assistant with a full, clean driving licence to join “Parkes” our in-house Catering department.  This is a part time, term time only, fixed term contract for 17½ hours per week Monday to Friday 11.00am–2.30pm daily (3½ hours per day).  The salary scale for this post is WPA Grade 1/2 Point 10, £15,872 pro rata per annum (£6,237 pa actual salary). 

Our catering team prepares food for both the Secondary Academy and our Primary Academy.  Duties involved with this vacancy may include:

  • Handling/preparing food;
  • Assisting in setting up the service counters for lunch;
  • Serving meals to students and or using the tills;
  • Cleaning duties in the servery, dining halls and kitchen areas.

The role is mainly based at our Primary Academy in Haywards Heath but the successful candidate will report for duty to the Secondary Academy in Broad Street, Cuckfield daily.  They will help prepare the meals and then drive them over to the Primary Academy where they will serve, clear up and drive back to the Secondary Academy.

If you are interested in applying for this post please download an application form from our website and where possible return your completed form by email to  For further information, please telephone our HR Manager, Shirley Batchelor on 01444 476556 or the school Kitchen on 01444 472717 and ask for Mr Stedman.  Both will be more than happy to assist you. 

Warden Park Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

Closing Date:  10.00am on Monday 3rd June 2019

Interviews:  Friday 7th June 2019

(Please note:  We advise applying promptly for this post as we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received.  We may contact applicants prior to the closing dat,e therefore please be prepared to be called for interview at fairly short notice)

Warden Park Academy, Broad Street, Cuckfield, West Sussex, RH17 5DP

Headteacher: Dom Kenrick  Tel: 01444 4578814   Fax: 01444 417024


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