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Ludgrove School

Ludgrove School

Dining Room Assistant - Daytime and Evenings

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We are looking for someone who will be responsible, as part of a team, for ensuring that the school dining room and wash-up area is kept clean and tidy and for serving meals to the boys. 

Main duties:

• Serve food to the boys at breakfast, lunch and supper.

• Prepare the tables for each meal, with cutlery, glasses, jugs, plates etc. arranging table settings to ensure a tidy dining room

• Operate the dishwasher, cleaning dishes, cutlery, glasses etc., checking for cleanliness and presentation and report any problems

• Follow a cleaning schedule to maintain a high standard, ensuring that the dining room and wash-up area and equipment are clean and hygienic at all times - once each meal is over, thoroughly clean and wash the tables and benches, and floors of both areas.

• Be aware of individual boys’ food allergies and other dietary requirements, encouraging the boys to eat a healthy and varied diet.

• Liaise closely with kitchen staff before each meal and service

• Be flexible to occasionally amending the hours of work, as needed by the school. 

• To carry out all duties complying with The Health and Safety at Work Act.  Food safety training can be offered. 

• To attend meetings and training sessions as required. 

• To complete a thorough deep clean at regular intervals and at the end and beginning of each term. 


• Strong organisational and multitasking skills

• Active listening and effective communication skills

• Ability to handle heavy cleaning equipment and furniture

• Team spirit, demonstrating a willing and positive attitude.  Punctuality.

• To wear correct uniform at all times and be presentable and hygienic for every shift 

Further information:

• Split shifts available 7-10.30am / 12-2.30pm / 5-8.30pm. 
Term time only (will include some weekends).  Six weeks paid holiday per year. 
£9.32 per hour.