Kitchen Assistant

Contract type 1 - Full-time, Permanent contract
Working hours: Monday 9am-4.30pm. Tuesday- Friday 7.45am-3.15pm (35 hours per week)

Contract type 2 - Part-time, Permanent contract
Working hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 2pm-6.30pm (13.5 hours per week)​​​

Salary - £9 per hour

Closing Date - 5pm, Monday 27 September 2021

Meath School is looking for a one full-time and one part-time Kitchen Assistant to help maintain the school kitchen during the school term time.  In this role, you will support the Catering Team Leader to carry out kitchen duties and also keep the kitchen and dining area clean and tidy and to contribute to the business of the school being conducted in an environment that is healthy and safe.

I CAN’s Meath School is a consistently outstanding special school committed to the highest quality integrated education, therapy and care. Meath is a non-maintained day and residential school for pupils aged between 4 – 11 years, who have severe and complex speech, language and communication difficulties together with other learning and/or behavioural difficulties. Working collaboratively as part of strong and supportive multi-disciplinary team of teachers, therapists, learning support assistants and care officers we create stimulating learning environments, where all pupils are enabled to communicate as effectively as possible, individuals are valued, and achievement is celebrated.

For an informal discussion please contact Debbie Hanson, Residential Services Manager on 01932 872302 or email . To find out more about Meath School and I CAN visit  and

To apply, please download an application pack below.

I CAN works within the government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

Please note that we will not close applications before this time and date as we recognise that candidates put in a lot of time and effort into making an application and we want to give each of you the time and space to put in an application you feel proud of.

I CAN is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately, we are not always able to respond to every applicant. If you have not received a response within one week after the closing date, you have not been successful on this occasion.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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