Food Technology Assistant

Job Info

Closing Date Sunday 31st March 2019

Job Title:

Food Technology Assistant



Reports to:

Head of Department


SCP 10-12

Service responsibility:


£15, 613 -£16, 123



18.5 hours per week,

39 weeks per year (actual salary to be pro-rata in line with hours / weeks worked)


> Supporting teaching and learning in the Technology Department on a day to day basis as directed by the Head of Department.


  • Ensuring laundry is washed and dried in time for the next day it is needed.
  • Preparing and clearing away of food demonstrations.
  • Preparing and clearing away of stock and equipment for lessons.
  • Sorting and filing worksheets, including filing end of module ROA sheets.
  • Photocopying and supporting teachers in the production of departmental materials.
  • Cleaning and checking equipment storage areas due to open shelve system.
  • Cleaning communal equipment, e.g. fridge, washing machine etc.
  • Cleaning of dry food storage areas.
  • Restocking of consumables, e.g. washing up liquid, dry food tubs etc.
  • Assisting with the collection of food products at the end of the day.
  • Re-stocking of ingredients, stock rotation and control.
  • Assisting with the Food Technology Department orders.
  • Retrieving contact numbers/addresses from computer. Addressing envelopes.
  • Assisting with stock taking.
  • Maintaining technology related machinery.
  • Cutting and preparing materials for textiles.
  • Preparing work for display.
  • Helping to put up displays.
  • Supporting community lead initiatives including healthy eating
  • Assisting teachers to support teaching and learning in the classroom

21 . To comply with the Academy's Child Safeguarding Procedures, including regular liaison with the Academy's Designated Child Safeguarding Person over any safeguarding issues or concerns;

22. To comply with the Academy policies and procedures at all times.


To participate in wider Academy meetings and working groups as required.

2. All staff of the Northern Education Trust will abide by the one academy rule: 'All students and adults are expected to behave in a responsible manner both to themselves and others, showing consideration, courtesy and respect for other people at all times'.