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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


10 hours per week (Monday to Friday 12 noon to 2.00 pm)

Salary - £22,183 FTE (Actual salary £5,066 / £11.50 per hour)

Term time only contract – Maternity Cover


We wish to appoint a reliable person who is passionate about food, hygiene and customer service to cover for Maternity Leave.


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;

Is able to deputise in the event of the Catering Manager’s absence;

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 and person specification, and complete the application form returning it by email to


The closing date for this position is 19th July 2024.  Proposed interview date is 2nd September 2024


Job Description  PDF

Person Specification  PDF

Application Form  PDF  word 


 Pennine Way Junior Academy Prospectus