Louisa Wilcock

04 June 2019

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Food Technology Technician based at Cockshut Hill School


Required for September 2019 or possibly sooner

Status: Part time, 32.5 hours, term time only

Salary: SCP 3 – 8 (FTE £18,065 – £19,045) Actual salary is £14,064 – £14,827 *

Cockshut Hill School provides a friendly and supportive working environment, valuing each individual.  We are committed to providing our students with the best education they need to become confident, articulate and successful adults of the future.  We are one of the few schools in Birmingham to receive The Rights Respecting Schools, UNICEF UK Gold Award, for successfully embedding children’s rights throughout the school in our practices and ethos.  This is an exciting time for our school as we strive to improve and we are proud of our commitment to teaching and learning – our school motto is ‘Nothing But the Best’.

We are seeking to appoint a Food Technology Technician to support our students. You will need to have experience of working within a catering or kitchen environment and possess a current Food Hygiene Certificate and a Health & Safety at Work certificate.  The successful candidate will need to be able to work independently using their own initiative but also have the ability to be a team player and demonstrate good organisational and communication skills. As part of the role you will be expected to maintain equipment, keep work areas clean and tidy and be flexible with regard to duties.

The Summit Learning Trust comprises of three secondary schools, four primary schools and a Sixth Form College. The Trust’s commitment to excellence is recognised nationally and internationally. All schools work in partnership with the Ninestiles Teaching School to support staff development, which further extends the scope of opportunities for career advancement in working with other schools.

Why work for us?

The Trust offers:

  • High quality training and support
  • Opportunities to work across a number of schools
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee discount schemes

How to apply:

For a full description of the role and person specification, please see the accompanying documents.

Please download and complete an application form at the link below.


The closing date is 12.00pm on Friday 21st June 2019; interviews to be held the week after.  


“ * Please note that the Trust is undergoing a pay assimilation exercise to implement the National Joint Councils new pay scale which came in to effect on 01 April 2019. Therefore, we wish to inform you that the grade and points listed in the advert will differ at the time of appointment/commencement of the role but please be assured there will not be a financial detriment to you”

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all applicants to share this commitment.  All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, including a Children’s barred list check.