Catering Assistant

Catering Assistant


Salary £18,432 per annum

Located in Stansted Airport College

Full Time (Hours: 7.45am – 3.30pm)



About the team

The catering team are pivotal in providing an excellent customer focused catering service to the College

About the role

This is a hands-on role and will involve setting up the catering outlet, with the support of a chef, ready to offer breakfast, breaks and lunch service of hot and cold dishes, snacks, confectionary and drinks. You will be required to replenish the counter and vending machines throughout the day to ensure a swift service for customers.  The successful candidate should ideally have a sound knowledge of customer service and worked in a busy catering environment but this is not essential. As a Catering Assistant you will be involved in all aspects of the hospitality service including basic food preparation, food service, and other duties associated with the retail operations including using a till.

What we are looking for

* A good team player

* Flexibility to travel between our Stansted Airport and Harlow campus
* Have a passion and commitment to provide good customer service
* Have a flexible and positive approach
* Have excellent communication skills
* Have an understanding of food hygiene regulations

We are particularly interested in candidates who have proven experience in a catering assistant’s role.  

What we can offer

The successful candidate can expect the College to fund any training required for the role, investment in their professional development, opportunities to further their career as well as an excellent benefits package including 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, Pension scheme, Cycle to work scheme and many more!

To apply

Please visit to download an application pack. Please ensure that you return the equality and diversity form with your application form as your application will not be progressed without it.

Still unsure if this is the right role for you? Contact Stuart Smith or Joanne Pearson on 01279 868315 for an informal discussion.

When applying for this role, please reference where you initially saw this job as your application source when asked.

Closing date for applications 3rd July 2022

Please note training for this role will take place at our Harlow College campus.

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applications from all sections of the community.