Hospitality and Catering Administration Assistant – Prep School

Date Posted: Wednesday 15 June 2022

Vacancy Type: Part-time / Term time

Closing date for application: 15/07/2022

Interview date: 08/07/2022

Permanent / Part-time                                                                                                         

Term time, plus 8 days (36.6 weeks)                                                                                                   

Actual salary £8,715.30 per annum (£20,105.80 FTE)                                                             

Required ASAP

STAHS is a vibrant school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents and alumni. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

Our friendly, welcoming Prep school is seeking a creative and talented Hospitality and Catering Administration Assistant to support the Chef Manager (Prep), Catering Operations Manager and Hospitality and Catering Manager with the co-ordination of the catering requirements for the Prep School.

The role requires someone who has the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and has efficient and effective administrative skills. Excellent IT and communication skills are essential to the role. Full training will be given.

This is a permanent position, offered on a part-time basis working 20 hours per week, term time, plus 8 days. Working Monday to Friday 9.30am – 1.30pm for 36.6 weeks per year (35 weeks full operation, 8 days worked in the school holiday periods). There may be some flexibility in the exact number of hours worked and start and finish times for the right candidate. There is scope for professional development and an increase in hours as the role develops. A flexible approach to work is required as there may be occasional requirements to work outside of normal hours to support school events.

This position is predominantly based at our Prep School in Wheathampstead but there may be the occasional requirement to work at our Senior School site based in St Albans.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of Wheathampstead village, only 5 miles from St Albans
  • Use of sports facilities, including gym and swimming pool*
  • An extensive benefits package; free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance
  • Competitive salary


* Conditions apply

To apply for this role please complete and return the Job Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and either email this to our HR Department at or post it to our HR Department, St Albans High School Prep, Codicote Road, Wheathampstead, AL4 8DJ. You may incorporate further details, including your own bespoke CV if you wish, together with any observations on the job description you may have, along with your covering letter.  Previous applicants need not apply. 

Applications to be reviewed upon receipt and interviews arranged accordingly.

Once a suitable candidate is found the advert will be withdrawn, please therefore submit your application without delay.

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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