Hospitality Assistant Apprentice – WOODHOUSE GROVE SCHOOL (BD10 0NR)

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We are seeking to recruit a Hospitality Assistant who will be responsible for the catering hospitality at a variety of events run by the school throughout the calendar year for pupils, parents, staff and visitors. You will work with the Catering Manager to ensure that all levels of customer service and cleanliness are to the highest standard.


  • Ensure the smooth running of the events, from start to finish, including the set up and serving of refreshments and other requested catering services to the customer.
  • Maintain stock of consumables so as to be satisfied there are no incidents of being unable to offer a particular item.
  • Establish good working relationships with colleagues on-site in order to be recognised as the natural ‘go to’ person.
  • Maintain high levels of cleanliness and tidiness in the designated events areas, to allow a ready of business approach.
  • Complete daily checks in the designated areas, reporting any faults/issues.
  • Maintain a professional image at all times.
  • Ensure Hospitality requests are met in a timely manner.
  • Deal with Hospitality deliveries to site and collections where appropriate.
  • Set up and move equipment for Events on site, with assistance from School Caretakers,
  • Provide cover in our 6th Form retail café when required.
  • Provide a flexible approach to Events on site as per the requirements of the Client.

About the Employer

We believe that every child is an individual with their own unique personality, talents and skills; and it’s this individuality that we encourage to grow at all stages of their education. A child’s potential could lie anywhere – so we ensure that every pupil is exposed to a huge array of opportunities and experiences. We then pride ourselves on identifying and honing their strengths to make the most of their natural abilities, while working hard to develop areas that need improvement. This approach sees each and every Grovian grow into the very best version of themselves they can be.

Things to Consider

Is the location commutable?

Shifts will be varied and require a degree of flexibility in terms of days and times but will be agreed in advance, holiday working/late finishes possible.

The role is subject to an enhanced DBS (the cost of which is covered by the school) and two satisfactory references.

Training to be Delivered

The Level 2 Apprenticeship is delivered in partnership with the workplace you will be expected to attend college 1 day a week, where you will gain knowledge and understanding of the working within the Catering & Hospitality sector.

You will develop skills on the job where you will be supported by a workplace mentor.

An Assessor from Leeds City College will visit you on a regular basis to support your learning journey.

The Apprenticeship framework comprises of:

  • Hospitality Team Member apprentice level 2

End point assessment:

  • Multiple choice exam
  • Professional discussion

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Intermediate Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer Name

Woodhouse Grove School

Employer Address

Woodhouse Grove School
Apperley Bridge
BD10 0NR

Expected Duration

15 Months

Working Week

5 days out of 7 (shifts to be discussed at interview) 1 hour unpaid lunch break

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount

£10,982.40 Yearly

What You Need

Desired Qualifications

  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative

Desired Skills

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 9-4 / A*-C or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 9-4 / A*-C or equivalent) Essential

Personal Qualities

  • Communication skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Presentation skills

Future Prospects

We would hope to offer a permanent position for the right candidate following successful completion of the apprenticeship and dependent upon performance throughout

Date Posted


Leeds City College