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We currently have the following vacancies to join our Canteen team, on a part-time, permanent basis from September 2021 (10 month contract – September to June)

GENERAL ASSISTANTS

Role 1 (Job Share) – 9.00am to 3.15pm

(Week 1 – Thursday and Friday, Week 2 – Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday)


Duties include washing dishes, preparing food and general kitchen tasks.

Role 2 – Monday to Friday – 11.55am to 3.10pm


Duties include serving pupils and staff, brushing and mopping floors and general kitchen tasks.

General catering experience is preferred but not essential. Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate is desirable.


SUPERVISORY ASSISTANT (11¼ hours)

Monday to Friday, 12:00pm – 2:30pm


The successful applicant will be responsible for the care and supervision of children in the dining hall during lunch time. Duties include supervision of pupils, cleaning tables and general canteen tasks.

Applicants should have good behaviour-management skills and an understanding of children’s differing needs. Previous experience within a school setting is preferable. Applicants must be tolerant, able to work unsupervised, discreet and must be able to maintain confidentiality. It is also essential that applicants are reliable and adaptable.


The salary for each of the above roles is £9.5049 – £9.6945 per hour. The starting point will be determined by experience.

A daily lunch allowance of £2.80 applies for each position.

To apply for any of the above positions, please forward an up-to-date CV to info@balacademy.ballymena.ni.sch.uk

The closing date for receipt of CVs is Friday 13th August 2021.

We reserve the right to enhance the aforementioned criteria in the event of an unprecedented response in order to facilitate shortlisting.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer


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