Job Description

Founded in 1802 and set in 2,200 acres of beautiful Yorkshire valley, Ampleforth College is the world’s foremost Catholic boarding school, welcoming girls and boys of all faiths aged 11-18. Each student’s unique talents are recognised and nurtured within a welcoming community rooted in Benedictine values.

If you have a passion for catering and would like to work as part of a friendly team, with a strong work ethic, then we may have the perfect opportunity for you.

We are looking to appoint a Chef to play a key role in preparing school meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as provide catering for a variety of events, which includes boarding house dinners and fine dining.

The ideal candidate will require basic food hygiene and health and safety certification or other equivalent qualifications. Previous experience of large volume catering would be an advantage.

If this role is of interest to you, then we will be delighted to hear from you!

In return, we have a great benefits package to offer, which includes:

· Annual closed periods between Christmas and New Year

· Free meal during working hours

· Group Personal Pension Scheme with Legal and General (Employer contribution matched up to a maximum of 8%)

· Death in Service Gratuity

· A generous Bounty scheme for referral of new staff

· Discounted on-site Gym membership

· Free car parking on site

· Cycle to work scheme

· Employee assistance programme

· Staff Lodging (where available)

*If you wish to apply for this role then please visit the vacancy on our website and download a copy of the application form.*

St Laurence Education Trust and Ampleforth College are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. They expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices and procedures reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £10.75 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount
  • Wellness programme


  • Day shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: Catering Assistant

Source:Boarding School Jobs Jobs – 2023 |