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Evening and Weekend Food and Beverage Assistants – Part-time and Full-time shift hours are available to staff the ‘Coffee Stop’ at Deer Park School working flexibly between the hours of 3.30pm to 9.30pm on weekdays and 8.30am to 6.00pm on weekends. £10.50 per hour plus holiday pay.

Please note that applications will be considered as they are received and you are therefore advised to submit your application as early as possible as some interviews may take place, and the appointment may be made before the closing date is reached for the post.

We are seeking Food and Beverage Assistants to join us at our brand-new ‘Coffee Stop’ at Deer Park School. As the provision grows and expands there could also be future opportunities to work across the Trust at our other school sites around Hedge End.

As a Food and Beverage Assistant you will have the ability to cope in a busy environment, work well under pressure, and deal calmly with unexpected situations. You will be an enthusiastic team player and demonstrate a passion for hospitality, putting the customer at the heart of what you do. With a willingness to learn, you will demonstrate excellent communication skills and impeccable personal presentation.

Duties will include preparing food and drinks for users of our school facilities, together with general cleaning duties and washing up. If working at the start or end of a shift you will be responsible for locking up the ‘Coffee Stop’ and must be able to show initiative. Catering experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given. The successful candidate will ideally have the Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate, although training is available if necessary.

Applicants successfully shortlisted will be expected to complete a working interview as part of the interview process.

Benefits of working for our trust include:
• Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes
• A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
• A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
• Friendly and sociable colleagues
• Free on-site car park

We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School. Our staff form a collective team that make a difference to the lives of our students. This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues present and future.

Application Procedure:
Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CV’s will not be accepted. If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher. Wildern Academy Trust application forms can be downloaded from the links below. Applications can be e-mailed to or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we will invite shortlisted candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Friday 30th September 2022.