Kitchen Assistant

Hours of work are 7.30am to 2pm Monday to Friday, Term time only plus 2 training days.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic kitchen assistant to join our kitchen brigade from September as a valued member of our team, you will help us maintain and improve our food offer at Chesterton Community College

Experience is not essential as this is a kitchen-based hands-on role where you will learn/develop many new skills including, butchery, pastry, baking, batch cooking along with all health and safety, food hygiene and all the latest allergen information training needed.

All we ask is that not only can you work to a daily routine but be adaptive to the people and situations that present themselves, so if you are newly qualified or experienced but looking for a great work/life balance or just have a passion of food and looking to kick-start a catering carer, it’s you we are looking for.

Key responsibilities and requirement 

  • Helping the kitchen team with food prep
  • Serving dishes created
  • Assisting with new menu ideas and concepts 
  • Ensuring the kitchen remains in pristine condition
  • Working to your best levels daily
  • Hard working and reliable
  • Willingness to learn all areas 
  • Passion for food
  • Understanding of the word Hospitality

In return we can offer a great working environment, working in one of the best in house school kitchens around, ongoing training and support from our in-house team whose experience ranges from local pubs to Michelin star hotels, further professional qualifications if required, no split shifts, occasional weekend and evening work but these are paid overtime.

We also operate other schools and cafes so opportunities for different experiences are available but not compulsory.

Details of Chesterton Community College and the application form are available via the college website Home – Chesterton Community College ( (click on Vacancies) or telephone 01223 712150 Ext 142. Please send an original completed application form and covering letter to Mrs S Izzard (PA to the Principal) Chesterton Community College, Gilbert Road, Cambridge, CB21 5LA

Kitchen Assistant

Chesterton Community College


£10.44 per hour


7.30am to 2pm Monday to Friday, Term time only + 2 training days

Closing Date

23rd July

Start Date

September 2021

Interview Date


Advert Posted

2 weeks ago

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