King Edward VI School is a popular 11-18 comprehensive school rated Good by OfSTED in 2017 with recognition of outstanding practice and a highly positive ethos. The school is well-regarded within the community and has a reputation for high quality teaching; we are currently expanding and in 2019 have taken in an additional form of entry. Lichfield is a small, vibrant cathedral city which is easily accessible from the surrounding areas.

Links to an Application Form, Recruitment Monitoring Form & Guidance Notes are at the bottom of this page.


Dates:                   Apply by Thursday 6 August 2020 at 12 noon

Salary:                  Grade 2 (£9.18 – £9.36 per hour) – Pay Award Pending

Contract type:     Part-Time 20-25 hours per week / Term Time Only

Contract term:     Permanent

Required by:        September 2020 as soon as possible thereafter

We are seeking to appoint a motivated, organised and committed Catering Assistant with good communication skills to join our friendly, experienced team.  You should possess good cooking skills, excellent customer service and ability to work as part of an integrated team and on your own if necessary. Previous experience of working in a school kitchen is an essential requirement.

Duties to include skilled cooking and preparation; counter service, general kitchen and dining room duties e.g. washing up, setting up and clearing away service points. Health and Safety knowledge would also be advantageous.

Working hours are 25 hours per week from the beginning of September to Whitsun and 20 hours per week from Whitsun to end of August, 9.00am – 2.00pm, term time only although there is scope to work additional hours at school events.

The salary scale is the Local Authority Grade 2 £17,711 – £18,065 per annum, pro rata, term time only. The approximate hourly rate will be £9.18 – £9.36 per hour, but there is a pay award pending.

Closing date: Thursday 6 August 2020

Interviews:    Thursday 13 August 2020

Letter to Applicants – Sep 2020



Salary:                  Grade 2 – £17,711- £18,065 pa Pro Rata (£9.18 per hour)

Contract type:      Part Time 6.25 hours per week – Term Time Only

Contract term:     Permanent

Required by:        As soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint reliable, flexible Lunch Time Supervisors to work within a friendly, supportive and well established team. Duties to include supervising students during lunchtimes in the dining areas and surrounding school grounds both inside and out. Applicants should be able to relate well to children, young adults and staff, act responsibly and be able to keep calm and respond quickly to situations.

The Salary Scale is the Local Authority’s Grade 2 £17,711 – £18,065 pro rata.

Letter to Applicants – Sep 2019


If you have any queries please email: or call us on 01543 255714.

King Edward VI School Lichfield is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants for all posts will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

A copy of the school’s safeguarding policy can be found here: King Edward VI Safeguarding Policy Oct 2019

A copy of the school’s Safer Recruitment Policy can be found here: Safer Recruitment Policy 2020

A copy of the school’s privacy Notice for job applicants can be found here: Privacy notice for job applicants

Application Form R6 Teaching Staff       Application Form R3 Support Staff    Recruitment Monitoring Form