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General Dining Assistant

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Introduction

We are looking for a General Dining Assistant to ensure excellent front of house service and deliver a professional service across all areas of our central dining facility at Bekynton.


Main Duties

  • Assist in the preparation of service and dining areas
  • Providing a food service
  • Washing up
  • Cleaning equipment, utensils and working areas
  • Maintaining correct levels of Health and Safety
  • To undertake any other duties as may reasonably be required of you in the post
  • Commitment to equality, diversity & inclusion
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

Working Hours:  Monday to Friday – 7.00 to 14.30 and 19.00 to 21.00 (42.5 hours per week) 

Shift Pattern: Split shifts/ 34 weeks term time, 6 weeks summer schools

Holiday Entitlement: 6 weeks paid holiday entitlement 

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role, the incumbent should have:

  • Relevant dining experience
  • Cleaning experience
  • The ability to communicate and work effectively within a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexible approach
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to carry out tasks under pressure


Eton College offers a wide range of benefits, including an 11% employer contribution to your pension (with 4.9% employee contribution), Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced Maternity / Paternity scheme, free eyecare vouchers, a cycle to work scheme, subsidised lunches during term time, free access to the College’s sport and leisure facilities and discounts at local retailers and businesses.

About the College

We are an equal opportunities employer and are seeking applications from suitable candidates from all backgrounds. We are dedicated to creating and sustaining an environment that values individuality and difference and celebrates the diversity of both staff and pupils by fostering perseverance, tolerance and integrity. We believe in equal opportunity for everyone, irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.


Eton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. If you are successful in your application, you will be required to complete a DBS Disclosure Application Form.  Any information disclosed will be handled in accordance with any guidance and/or Code of Practice published by the DBS. The College is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered as “spent” under the Act) must be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. It is a criminal offence for any person who is barred from working with children to attempt to apply for a position at the College.

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