Fabulous Catering Assistant Needed!

NJC Scale Points 1 – 3 (currently £9.25 per hour/£6,032 p.a.)

Permanent, 15 hours per week, 38 weeks per year (term time only)

Start date: 1st September 2021     

Are you:

  • Hard-working, honest, dependable and self-motivated?
  • Capable of establishing good working relationships with staff, pupils and parents?
  • An exceptional cook, passionate about healthy, high-quality nutrition?
  • Committed to team-work?
  • Child-centred and solution focused?

If so, you’ll love to work at The Limes Primary Academy!

Our children deserve the best and as a Catering Assistant at The Limes Primary Academy you will be a part of our innovative new approach to school catering – REAch2EAT. You will have a passion for cooking and providing high quality meals using fresh, local produce as well as delivering exceptional service to your demanding customers – our children!

If you have any questions about the role, please contact our Regional Catering Manager, Dee Formby, at or telephone 07785 445305. 

Closing Date:              9am on Friday 23rd July 2021
Interview Date:          28th July 2021

Application Form – Catering Assistant

Application Pack – Catering Assistant

Catering Assistant – Job Advert



All our permanent vacancies are advertised on this page, on our social media pages (do follow us!) and most on the Suffolk Jobs Direct website

REAch2 is a National Living Wage employer.  As such we will always ensure that all our employees receive no less than the national living wage.

The Limes Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All positions, both paid and voluntary, are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory written references. 

As part of our safer recruitment process we require sight of documents confirming your identity and your right to work in the UK.  If you are selected for interview we will ask you to bring these documents with you along with any relevant qualifications.  Please click on the links below for details of acceptable documents.

Safer Recruitment and Selection Policy

Right to Work in the UK – List of Acceptable Documents

DBS Check – Documents the Applicant Must Provide  

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