Highfields School

Apprentice Catering Assistant


Highfields School

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £107.25
27.5 hours per week Monday to Friday. Times TBC.
duration: 15 months
start: 2 December 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Commis chef Level 2 (GCSE) (apprenticeship standard)
30 November 2019 (application closing date)
Highfields School are looking for a Catering Assistant to join our busy, experienced Catering team. The successful candidate will work towards the Level 2 Commis Chef Standard.


Duties will include;

  • Preparing hot and cold food in restaurant and take out food under the supervision of the Catering Supervisor/Manager
  • Operating Food service and cashless catering system
  • Cleaning and maintenance of kitchen area and catering equipment
  • Stock storage and stock rotation
  • Internal training will be given on the following:
  • H & S procedures and policies
  • School food standards and complying with allergy information
  • All catering equipment
  • Correct use of knives and colour coded areas
  • How to avoid cross contamination

Working pattern is negotiable but some flexibility would be necessary.

The current catering team work 30 hours or less a week so there is the potential for up to 30 hours work.

This role is term time only, but the successful candidate will be paid for 52 weeks.

Future Prospects

Progression to a Level 3 qualification.

Permanent employment.

Skills Required

Basic knowledge of catering procedures

Qualities Required

  • Punctuality
  • Reliability
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility

Qualifications Required

Good standard of maths and English. This will be assessed during the application process.

Training Provided

L2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship

Functional Skills Maths and English if required

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