Assistant Caterer

Advert - Assistant Caterer (Manor Park Primary Academy)


Salary NJC grade 3 (scale point range 5-6) (£11.82 - £12.03 per hour)

Contract Part time & permanent

Hours 26.25 hours per week, term time plus 3 additional days across the year

09:00 - 14:15 Monday-Friday

Start Date February 2021 or sooner


LEO Multi Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a highly skilled and motivated Assistant Caterer to join our thriving Trust catering service. 


The main function of the role is to assist the Catering Manager in running the catering facilities for the academy and to deputise for the Catering Manager when necessary. We are looking for an energetic, passionate and suitably qualified and experienced team player to assist in the operational running and management of the Trust’s catering services at Manor Park Primary Academy. A level 2 qualification is desirable but the willingness to train is essential. 


This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of an established team and to bring high standards of catering to our Trust. The role is to assist with the management of the day to day catering service, working closely with the team and independently to ensure a high standard of service is provided to pupils, staff and visitors. You will have the opportunity to contribute to our recipe and menu development and shape the future of LEO Catering. 


While based at Manor Park Primary Academy, the post holder may be expected to travel between the other sites in the Trust and support on a short term or permanent basis. 


  • External applicants should apply for these positions by completing an application form, available from the website. 

  • Internal applicants should complete a statement of suitability. 


All applicants should detail how you meet the aspects of the Job Description and Person Specification and email your completed document to


We can offer you a range of benefits, which can be found on our website here


Candidates are encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible. We reserve the right to withdraw this advert before the closing date on appointment of suitable candidates.


Closing date for applications:  Monday 18 January 2021 - 3pm

Shortlisting: Tuesday 19 January 2021 (please note only shortlisted candidates 

will be contacted) 

Interviews:  Friday 22 January 2021


At LEO Academy Trust, we are proud to serve over 3500 pupils from across the London Borough of Sutton. Our Trust was formed in 2015. Since then, we have developed a self-improving network of great learning communities formed from seven primary schools, supported by both our Inclusion & Wellbeing Hub and our Opportunity Hub. We are proud to provide endless opportunities for our pupils, staff and the local communities we are part of. Our commitment to Professional Development is ongoing; staff and governors access training through our LEO CDP website, Judicium’s online learning portal and a wide ranging programme of courses delivered in our LEO Training Room and online via GoogleMeet. Learning, Excellence and Opportunity are at the heart of our Trust, embedded through our shared mission, values and aims.


LEO Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check. 


LEO Academy Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills. Applications are invited from all members of the community. We do not discriminate against staff on the basis of age; race; sex; disability; sexual orientation; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; religion, faith or belief (Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics). The principles of non-discrimination and equality of opportunity also apply to the way in which staff and Trust treat visitors, volunteers, contractors and former staff members. 


Employees working in any role that requires them to communicate with pupils, parents, guardians, staff and / or members of the community, must be able to speak fluent English to enable the effective performance of the role and to ensure that they are able to abide by their safeguarding responsibilities.