Apprentice Catering Assistant

Overview Details Apply

Catering and Hospitality

Number of vacancies:
1 or 2

Company name:
ACE Schools Multi Academy Trust

Company location:
Martinsgate, Bretonside, Plymouth, PL4 0AT

Salary per week:

30 hours a week, days and hours per day are to be confirmed.


The role will include:

  • Meeting and greeting staff and children
  • Serving food
  • Serving hot and cold drinks
  • Preparation of food
  • Clearing and cleaning food preparation areas
  • End of day cleaning (floors, surfaces floors, surfacesfloors, surfaces etc.)
  • Preparation of eating areas
  • Clearing and cleaning eating areas
  • Pot/dish wash where necessaryEnd of day cleaning
  • Cash handling to ensure payment for meals where necessary


All training to be provided by City College Plymouth in collaboration with the company themselves throughout the duration of the apprenticeship. Your apprenticeship may consist of the following components; NVQ Diploma, Technical Cert, Functional Skills Maths and English, Employee Rights and Responsibilities, and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. All components will be agreed upon before the start of the apprenticeship.

Qualities and skills:

  • Being able to work as part of a team
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Have a high attention to detail
  • Being able to work under pressure
  • Possess a customer service focus
  • Results focussed
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Resilience
  • Responsibility and Ownership
  • Ability to work under guidance & on own initiative
  • Excellent time keeping skills
  • Possessing a customer service focus
  • Willingness to learn
  • Confident and independence
  • Ability to work unsupervised and independently understanding the Trust roles and responsibilities in relation to your own
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with colleagues and stakeholders

Full driving licence (Desirable, not Essential)


ACE Schools MAT is renowned for the development of their staff to be the best versions of themselves.

Other info:

  • Math & English GCSE A*-C (or equivalent) Essential
  • Food hygiene certificate Desirable
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous

Reality Check:

  • Occasional verbal abuse/challenging behaviour from student
  • Physical but rewarding work
  • Standing on feet for long durations