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Front of House Catering Assistant

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.

Are you passionate about food and enjoy working as part of a team?

We are a fantastic opportunity available for a Catering Assistant to work as a valued member of our dedicated, friendly Catering team.

The successful applicant will provide a friendly, efficient and hygienic service and will also be responsible for keeping the kitchen and dining areas in a clean and tidy state.

You will assist with the preparation and provision of the food service to pupils and staff, as well as assisting with general catering duties as directed by the Front of House Manager.

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
  • Free car parking on site
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Staff Lodging (where available)
  • 10% Staff Discount at Ampleforth Abbey Shop and Tearooms

If you wish to apply for this role, then please download and complete the attached application form and return it to

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.

A Compass for Life

Full Boarding & Day School for students aged 11 to 18