Catering Assistant

Salary  Surrey PS1/2 (from £17,833 FTE; Actual £7369 ~ £9.50 per hour)
Contract  Part time & permanent
Hours 17.5 hours per week, term time plus 3 additional days across the year
Times 10:00 - 13:30 to work flexibly Monday to Friday


Shawley Community Primary Academy 

Start Date



We are looking for a general Catering Assistant to work within our Trust kitchen at Shawley Community Primary Academy.


The successful candidates will be willing and capable of working flexibly and adjusting to a variety of duties.  


You will provide general catering support in our thriving and friendly schools. This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of established teams and to bring high standards of catering to our Trust. The appointment will commence as soon as  safer recruitment and training requirements have been satisfied.  . 


We can offer you a competitive hourly wage, uniform and access to high quality continual professional development. 


Please apply for this position by completing the application form for this post in line with the job description and person specification, and email to We regret that we are unable to accept CVs. 


Informal conversations are welcomed; please contact Annette Rogers via the HR team at 


  • Applicants should apply for these positions by completing an application form, paying particular attention to the supporting statement - you should use this as an opportunity to demonstrate/ give examples of how you meet the person specification. 


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: 23/05/2022
Shortlisting: 24/05/2022
Interviews: TBC


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 along with further checks as appropriate to the role and applicant circumstances. 


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.