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Catering Assistant

Catering Assistant

Oaklands is an outstanding special school serving the London Borough of Hounslow that provides specialist education to students with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism. We have a Primary school (New Oaks) and a Secondary school (High Oaks). We are based across two different sites with both our school buildings offering state of the art facilities for our students.  

Due to our rapid and continued expansion, we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and organised catering assistant to work in our busy kitchen. The roles involve preparing and serving freshly cooked meals and sandwiches to our students. We therefore need someone who has previous experience of working in a catering environment and who holds a level 2 food hygiene qualification.  Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details of the role.

We value our employees and offer excellent training and support along with a pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits.

Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the school’s website:

If you believe you have what it takes and would like to join our friendly team, please complete and email the application form to

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.

Closing Date:                    9am on Wednesday 31st August 2022     

Interview Date:                Thursday 8th September 2022

Start Date:                        ASAP

Pay scales:                       Hounslow Scale 1a

Actual Salary:                  £12,628 per annum

Hours of work:                 25 hours per week: 10.00am – 3.00pm Monday to Friday.

Contract Type:                 Part time - Term time only (39 weeks) 


The successful candidate will be required to attend a pre-employment induction.

CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies Please.

Oaklands School,
Gresham Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569

Oaklands School,
Woodlands Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569