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Kitchen Assistant

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£9,412- £9,430 pro rata
The Hornbeam Academy, William Morris School, Folly Lane, Walthamstow,
Working Pattern:
Term Time
20 hours.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
11/01/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

We are looking for a Kitchen assistant to work with our cook and to assist in the preparation, cooking and serving of meals within the School dining hall to our lovely pupils. To participate in creating healthy menus taking into an account all our students dietary needs and a SEN setting (Autism, ADHD, Diabetes, Epilepsy, etc.). Basic awareness and understanding of SEN, Multi-cultural, and creative, approach to food preparation and menus. Awareness of healthy, balanced and nutritious menus. Ability to operate basic industrial kitchen equipment.

Understanding of Basic Food & Personal Hygiene. Understanding of Health & Safety at Work

Hornbeam Academy Trust is a small Multi Academy Trust of 3 Special Schools (on 4 sites) in East London and Essex. It is made up Hornbeam Academy (in Waltham Forest) and Dycorts School and Ravensbourne School (in Havering).  Please note that this position is for:

William Morris Campus

Folly Lane


E17 5NT


Monday to Friday

Term time only

Hours of work: 10:30 – 14:30

20 hours per week


Salary: Scale 2 point 11 £9,412- £9430

The closing date for applications is: 11th January 2019

Interview date: TBC


For an application pack and further details about the Trust, please log on to our website at:


All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address:

Hornbeam Academy Trust, Folly Lane, Walthamstow, E17 5NT

or by Email to


If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. (Owing to the number of applicants it is not possible to contact every candidate individually).

Hornbeam Academy Trust, as an employer, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people as its number one priority. This includes a commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

All our schools are UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools and support the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.