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 Pennine Way Junior Academy

Swadlincote  DE11 9EY

Tel: 01283 223697   

 Pennine Way Junior Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.


Catering Assistant


20 hours per week (Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 1.30 pm)

Salary - £15,825 FTE (Actual salary - £8,087.68)


We wish to appoint a reliable person with a minimum of one year’s catering experience, preferably within a school setting, however this is not essential. The successful candidate must be passionate about food, hygiene and customer service.


We are looking for someone who:

Has good people skills and is able to work as part of a team;

Has good communication skills;

Has high standards particularly with food preparation, cooking and hygiene;

Has an enthusiasm for working in an educational environment;

Has a “can do” attitude.


Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.


Uniform would be provided to the successful candidate.


If you wish to apply for this position please read the job description, person specification and complete the application form. Please return by email to hfalder@pennineway.derbyshire.sch.uk.


Job Description  PDF

Person Specification  PDF

Application Form  PDF  word 


 The closing date for this position is Friday 25th January 2019 at 16.00.


Relief Midday Supervisors


Lunch period 12.00 p.m. until 1.30 p.m. as and when to cover absences, term time only (£7.83 per hour).

Please have a look at our website for more information about our school and read our latest Ofsted report (April 2017).  We are very proud of our school and are looking forward to welcoming a new member of staff to our team.

 If you are interested in applying please collect an application from the school office or send an email to office@pennineway.derbyshire.sch.uk


    Pennine Way Junior Academy Prospectus