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Catering Assistant

Chesham Grammar School

Job ID


Hours per week

6 hours per day

Hours of work

10:00 - 16:00

Type of Job

Permanent, term time only


£8.91 per hour / £11,384.31

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Published Date

Closing date

Anticipated start date

About the job

Working as part of the team to run a busy kitchen where all food, wherever possible, is produced from scratch.
We are looking for someone who has a passion for baking and could support our Executive Chef with fresh cakes and tray bakes on a daily basis. There will also be the opportunity to serve in the restaurant and support the rest of the team with general kitchen duties. Full training will be provided so no experience is necessary, although experience of working in a kitchen is preferred.


The biggest thing for Culinera is that you have the right attitude. You need to be a happy, hardworking addition to our kitchen team and be able to commit to undertaking the training we require for H&S, Covid and compliance.


We want you to work WITH us to provide the very best school catering around. We give you access to training opportunities, both mandatory for your role and aspirational. We want everyone we work with to upskill, by undertaking NVQ’s and going to the next level. We are a small, local company, we have zero bureaucracy, are hands on and are100% committed.


  • Competitive rate of pay

  • Flexible holiday - take the school holidays off!

  • Eligible for participation in the Nest Pension Scheme

  • Opportunities for development within our amazing small company

  • EAP with Hospitality Action

  • Lots of reward and recognition opportunities 

About Culinera and safer recruitment

Culinera began life in January 2020 as a small, fresh-focussed caterer determined to disrupt the market and provide an exceptional service to schools. We have started to carve a reputation in the industry for innovation, customer service and skill. We put people, training and technology in the heart of our business to make sure we succeed. We want to recruit people who are committed to our vision of exceptional service, tasty food and customer care. 


Culinera are deeply committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Culinera expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and uphold the highest standards of professional behaviour at all times. We operate a strict safer recruitment policy that aims to ensures we recruit the right people. All successful candidates are required comply with our safer recruitment procedures which include reference checks and an enhanced DBS check.

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