Oakley Vale Primary School, which has been rated as Good by Ofsted, is a state of the art eco-friendly school serving its local community in the town of Corby.
At Oakley Vale Primary School we work together to provide a happy, secure and stimulating environment where children are motivated to learn, are valued as individuals and encouraged to reach their full potential.
Our vision is to provide an outstanding educational experience for each and every pupil, ensuring that Oakley Vale is a place where success is celebrated and achievement triumphs.
In September 2013 we joined the Brooke Weston Trust. This means that we benefit from being part of a larger and extremely successful academic organisation and have access to facilities and opportunities beyond a school’s normal scope.
Oakley Vale Primary School
Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.
Job Title: Catering Assistant
Location: Oakley Vale Primary School and Compass Primary Academy
Salary: BWT Grade 1, point 1, full time equivalent (FTE) salary- £19,832 pro rata’d- £12,662
Hours per week / Weeks per year: 27.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. Actual working hours to be agreed at interview.
About the Catering Assistant role
We have the opportunity to appoint a Catering Assistant to join our Primary catering team. Our catering team provide fresh hot and cold food to students and staff across four schools within the Brooke Weston Trust across Corby and Kettering. You will assist with all aspects of food preparation, food service, kitchen and canteen hygiene and teaching opportunities with students in a busy and demanding environment. The ideal candidate may already have experience working in a school catering environment, however it is essential that any candidate will share our vision to provide an enjoyable and safe environment during lunch times and dismiss the age-old notion that school dinners are bad! Travel between sites may also be required.
As a member of staff at Beanfield Primary, we can offer you the following:
About Brooke Weston Trust
Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.
Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.
We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.
To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.
How to Apply
If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application!
To apply for the job straight away, please complete a copy of the application form included below and return to email@example.com or alternatively post your application to;
Miss Donna Martin
Beanfield Primary School
Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.
A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection
The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy
Closing date: 15th July 2022
Interview date: Wk beg 18st July 2022
Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.
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