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SALARY: PPS1 £18,333 per annum (Pro rata to £9,531 per annum)

HOURS: 22.5 hrs per week, 39 working weeks per year (9.00am to 1.30pm Monday through to Friday)



The Priory City of Lincoln Academy are seeking to appointed a enthusiastic Catering Assistant to join our team. At The Priory City of Lincoln Academy we offer an exciting working environment with remarkable staff who are supported and valued; working together on a mission to ensure that every student has a positive school experience and can choose the life they want to live. We hope that you want to join us on our adventure.   

We welcome enquiries from applicants interested in a Catering Assistant role within the Academy – either those with previous experience in this role or who have an interest in developing skills in this area.

Role Summary

To support the Academy’s catering provision for students and staff at break times.

To support buffet catering for visitors and events.

Hours of work

22.5 hours per week

Additional hours may occasionally be available at the end of the shift to support busy periods or during staff absence, and flexibility with this would be appreciated.

39 weeks per year (term-time plus training days).


Basic food preparation.

Serving students and staff during break times.

Clearing up and cleaning.

Person Specification

Previous experience in a similar role is desirable, but not essential.

The ability to work closely as a team is essential, as well as initiative and the ability to work independently on specific tasks.

The Priory City of Lincoln Academy is a member of The Priory Federation of Academies Trust, an established and supportive MAT. Our scale allows both flexibility and creativity in terms of career development, with permanent and secondment opportunities across our academies allowing exciting career pathways.  We are determined in our mission to improve the life chances of our students and we are equally committed to the wellbeing and development of our staff. All our support staff benefit from annual appraisals, access to CPD opportunities, our Trust Employee Benefits Programme and excellent support from our HR team.

Keen to find out more? A visit to the Academy would be warmly welcomed.  Please feel free to make an appointment by contacting Lisa Hodgson on 01522 882800 emailing

The job description and person specification can be found in the documents located below.

Please complete our online application form under Vacancies at Support Staff Application. Please note CVs are not accepted. 

For expressions of interest, from colleagues within the Trust, please complete the internal application form on the Trust website at The Priory Federation of Academies Trust - Internal Application Form (

Closing date for applications: 12 Noon, Tuesday 10th May 2022

The Priory Federation of Academies Trust is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment for all. Our aim, embedded in the Trust Values, is to enrich our workforce at every level and we encourage applications from all under-represented groups.

The Priory Federation of Academies strictly adheres to GDPR regulations. In order to complete your application for this position you will be required to read and agree to the terms of our privacy statement. This will be available for you to read when you commence your application.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.