exe valley federation

Exe Valley

Kitchen Assistant

The Executive Headteacher and Governors of the Exe Valley Federation wish to appoint a Kitchen Assistant to oversee meal times and upkeep hygiene standards at Sandford School.

You will need to be an enthusiastic, self-motivated and hard-working individual who can assist our kitchen manager in providing high quality meals for our students.

You will need to have an appreciation for the challenges of working in a busy kitchen and be willing to carry out a variety of roles that may change on a day-to-day basis. You will undertake all kitchen duties, preparing, cooking and serving hot and cold food. Ideally, previous catering experience and a Level 2 food safety would be an advantage, although training will be given.


The post-holder will be based at Sandford School for 16.25 hours per week and will be expected to work from 10.15am – 13.30pm Monday to Friday.


The salary for this post is currently £18,333 full time equivalent [NJC Grade A] or an hourly rate of £9.50. 

The post will commence on 26th September 2022. 

The Exe Valley Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children. Applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and expect references to be taken up.

Application Form

Information for Prospective Candidates