Kitchen Porter – Felsted School, Essex

at Felsted School (view profile)
Location Dunmow, Essex, England
Date Posted November 19, 2021
Category Kitchen Porter
Job Type Part-time
Area England
County Essex


Starting Salary £7,434.39 per annum
Permanent | 20 Hours per week | Term-time only (34 weeks per year)

We have an opportunity for a Kitchen Porter to join our Senior School Catering Team. The role supports the chefs and kitchen staff with transporting, moving and replenishing stock, general tidying, cleaning and washing (pots, pans, utensils etc) and operating mechanical equipment. Our kitchen serves thousands of meals each week to students, staff and guests, and this vital role supports our small, friendly and efficient kitchen brigade in the daily service. 

It is essential that the post holder can work well with others, has a ‘can-do’ attitude towards work and customer service, and is able to work well in a busy environment. The successful person must hold a full UK driving licence as the role will require driving the catering van.

Further information and a full job description can be found within the ‘Role Information Pack’.

This role is a permanent position working 20 hours per week over three days during term-time (34 weeks per year). The starting salary for this role is £7,434.39 per annum.

Benefits include free life assurance, parking; a contributory pension scheme (matched at 4%); membership availability to the School’s healthcare scheme (via BUPA); free lunch on full days worked; free hot drinks supplied and lunch provided; annual salary reviews; free use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities; subsidised on-site Coffee Shop; and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers. More information on our rewards package can be found on our website

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities. 

We are rated ‘Excellent in every aspect' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 08 December 2021 at 9:00am.
Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website to complete our online application process.

Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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