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General Kitchen Assistant – Permanent Position 

15 hours per week (3hrs/day. )

 Monday to Friday (Term Time Only + 7 days)

Band 3 SCP 2 £11.59 /hr

Pay award Apr 24 to be applied to this rate and when agreed, will be increased and backdated

Start Date – 2nd September 2024

From September 2024, Silsden Primary School will be managing our own catering provision and are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and highly committed General Kitchen Assistant to join our existing team of Catering Staff.

We are looking for someone with a positive approach to this key role. Relevant catering experience is not essential. Full training will be given for this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To support the school Catering Manager to provide a complete catering service within a school environment.
  • To support the Catering Manager and Assistant to prepare, cook and serve over 350 meals for a set time and in accordance with Quality Procedures.
  • Prepare the dining room and service area. Serve the meal attractively and hygienically.
  • Undertake daily cleaning routines of the kitchen and equipment

What we can offer you:

  • A wider school staff who appreciate the value that our catering team brings to Silsden Primary School.
  • You will be joining a well established and dedicated Catering Team that have a proven track records of delivering over 350 meals a day
  • Great working environment – Our kitchen was fully fitted 2 years ago and is high spec and design.
  • Access to a great West Yorkshire Pension Scheme. Employer contribution is 16.8% of salary.
  • Lovely rural location with onsite parking
  • Uniform provided and cleaning allowance

Should you wish to arrange a visit to school or have any questions, please contact Sally-Anne Boyes, School Business Leader, on 01535 210666 or email

You can request an application by contacting or School Office or downloading from the links below.

Completed applications should be e-mailed to

Closing Date:  12pm Wednesday 17th  July 2024

Interview Date: Friday 19th July 2024

 We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and Online Searches. Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.

Click the links below to download the documents:

SPS General Kitchen Assistant Job Description

SPS GKA Application Form

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