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  • From £6,391 a year

Job type

  • Permanent
  • Part-time

Shift and schedule

  • No weekends
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


7 Aberdeen Road, Croydon, Tandridge CR0


Pulled from the full job description
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance

Full job description

Passion – Urgency – Positivity – Aspiration – Commitment

We are looking to appoint a Kitchen Assistant for one of our busy, vibrant Academy kitchens at Applegarth Academy, Croydon.

The successful candidate must:

  • Have a knowledge of basic food preparation
  • Be able to work effectively in a busy and hectic environment
  • Have an ability to read and complete simple instructions, such as cleaning rota, work rota, temperature and control sheets.
  • Be able to communicate with all kitchen, staff and pupils.
  • Display and maintain a high standard of personal hygiene.
  • Able to encourage children to select a balanced meal.
  • Display a commitment to the Trust’s equalities policies.

We can offer you:

  • a dedicated leadership team, who are committed to supporting and developing colleagues;
  • excellent professional development and promotion opportunities;
  • membership to Perkbox discount scheme;
  • subsidised private health care with Benenden.

Our Academies are inclusive, with the highest academic standards; we will support children from all backgrounds and give them the knowledge, skills and confidence to flourish. The happiness, well-being and success of our pupils is at the centre of everything we do.

The Job Description and Person Specification fully outline the requirements of this post and can be found on our website. Supporting statements should be written in line with the Person Specification. CVs are not accepted.

Closing Date: 11th June 2024

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check, Social Media check and satisfactory references.

STEP Academy Trust believes that its workforce should reflect the local community and that all groups within the community should have equal access to the Trust’s employment opportunities. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Applicants must hold the right to work in the UK.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Pay: From £6,391.00 per year

Expected hours: 10 per week


  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: Kitchen Assistant – Applegarth






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