Catering Assistant

  • Contract type - Permanent, 12 ½ hours per week (12pm to 2:30pm) or 15 hours (12pm to 3pm) Term time + 5 days
  • Salary range - Grade 1 (12 ½ hours- £5,613.00 or 15 hours- £6,736.00 actual salary)
  • Location - Co-op Academy North Manchester
  • Closing date - August 19, 2022

The role of the catering assistant is to work as part of the team and contribute to the achievement of its objectives, providing an effective and efficient catering service. Reporting to the Catering Manager, the appointee will provide a high quality and flexible customer focused catering service across the academy. This includes preparing and servicing food, shared responsibility for cashier duties and maintaining the associated catering area in accordance with the food hygiene regulations.

Our core co-operative values define us. Every member of staff in our academy follows our ‘Ways of Being’;

  • Do what matters most
  • Be yourself, always
  • Show you care
  • Succeed together

And these along with our academy values of respect, commitment and trust underpin our culture.

We are a large campus set in nine acres of urban woodland and the learning spaces incorporate state of the art ICT, media and performance spaces.  This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational and creative individual to play a crucial role in the Academy and be part of the Co-op Academies Trust, judged as one of the top performing multi-academy Trusts in the country. Judged as Good by Ofsted in 2019, our academy was praised for its inclusive approach.

Application form, job description and person specification are available from our academy website: and from The Co-op Academies Trust website at

Completed applications should be returned to the Academy by email to: by 9:00am on Friday, 19th August 2022 and interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.


Co-op Academy North Manchester is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the DBS. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Applicants who are not contacted during this period may assume that they have not been successful but are thanked for their interest. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants who are not called for an interview.

The Co-operative Academies Trust has a fantastic benefits package including discount gym memberships, childcare vouchers, healthcare packages and co-operative discount offers.

If you feel you have the passion and drive and are committed to our vision of excellence, then we look forward to receiving your application.

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.


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