General Dining Room Assistant
Job Title: General Dining Room Assistant
Job Reference No: 17-18037
Responsible to: Head Chef through the Catering Manager
Hours per week: Term time only 40 or 20 hours a week. Shifts will include evenings and weekends – no split shifts
Salary: £7.50 an hour
Contract: Permanent or Maternity Cover
Taunton School is just over 170 years old and is an Independent School for over 1,100 boys and girls aged 0 – 18 years, with approximately 300 boarders. We aim to challenge, inspire and nurture young people to succeed in a global community.
Taunton School are seeking to appoint general dining room assistants to assist with the smooth operation of the catering department. We have either full time (40 hours) or part time (20 hours) positions available. All positions would be part of the rota and will include working evenings and weekends. This is a term time only position with a requirement to work 5-10 extra weeks in the holidays.
The successful candidates will provide the highest possible standards of cleanliness within the dining halls and the areas which you work and assist in the delivery of events and hospitality across the site including set up, stewarding and break down.
Our School ethos is of a shared responsibility and positive contribution from all to the life and work of this busy six-day-a-week boarding and day community. This is what makes Taunton School such a thriving, energetic and well-rounded Independent School. We offer a competitive package and an outstanding environment in which to work.
Meals provided when the dining room is open;
Free parking on site;
Contributory money purchase pension scheme;
Discounted membership of the Taunton School Sports Club;
Contributory Health Scheme; and
Automatic enrolment in the School Pension Scheme (should you meet the eligibility criteria).
Application details: Please complete and submit a Taunton School application form and equal opportunities monitoring form accompanied with a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, applications can be posted to the HR Department at the main School address. Please note CVs alone will not be accepted.
Taunton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The offer of employment will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory references and a successful enhanced DBS check.
Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer and sets out to be caring and reasonable in its approach to all staff; it values its staff and has been accredited with the Investors in People gold standard.