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General Kitchen Assistant -St Joseph’s

Band 2, Scale 3-4 Pro Rata

10hrs per week, term time only

Closing date: 20th October 2021


We are looking to appoint a General Kitchen Assistant to join our catering team to assist in the preparation,cooking and serving of food and beverages, as directed. A food hygiene certificate would be advantageous.
Applicants should have relevant experience working with food and/or in a kitchen environment.

St Joseph’s Catholic Middle School is part of Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust, a family of 5 secondary schools and 26 primary schools from across Gateshead, Sunderland, Durham and Northumberland, in the west of the Diocese. The Trust will expand to 37 schools by the end of 2021 and reach a total of 48 schools by 2022.

How to apply

Application forms and further details are available from http://bwcet.com/vacancies/ and should be returned to
Closing date: 20th October 2021
Shortlisting: 21st– 22nd October 2021
Interviews to be held: Week commencing 25th October 2021
Only applications received on the CES application form will be considered for shortlisting

 The board and the Diocese are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 In compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we wish to ensure you are aware of the purpose for which we are requesting your consent to collect and process the data we have asked you to provide on this application form. For further information on the data we collect and the reasons for this, please refer to the ‘Notes for Applicants’ document.

 Equality Monitoring

Applicants are not required to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, however, if they do, they will be helping the school to fulfil its obligations under the Equality Act 2010.

The Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form will be used purely for monitoring and statistical purposes and will not form part of the application or the recruitment process. The persons involved in the recruitment process will not have sight of the completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

 Emailed applications are acceptable

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the interviews for this position may be remote, therefore if you are able, we would encourage candidates to hand sign any documents which require signature and then email the scanned version to the school.  Original documents should be signed as soon as circumstances allow.