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School Food Matters
The Bridge, 7b Parkshot TW9 2RD
Posted: 12 Oct 2021
Deadline: 7 Nov 2021
Compensation: £24,000 pa equating to £19,200 for 0.8 FTE
Paid Part-time Fixed term / contract
Job Title: Project Assistant
Position Type: Paid/Part time
Reports to: Partnerships and Programmes Officer
Based at: School Food Matters, The Bridge, 7b Parkshot, London TW9 2RD
Working Hours: Four days a week (Monday to Thursday)
Salary: £24,000 equating to £19,200 for 0.8 FTE
Pension: School Food Matters matches pension contributions at 5% of pensionable earnings
Holiday: 25 days including bank holidays that fall on working days
Contract: Maternity cover with potential for extension subject to funding
Background to School Food Matters
School Food Matters (SFM) exists to teach children about food and to improve children’s access to healthy, sustainable food during their time at school. We provide fully funded food education programmes to schools. Our experience delivering these programmes informs and strengthens our campaigns, bringing the voices of children, parents and teachers to government policy.
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Once you have thoroughly read this job description and had a careful look at our website, please complete the application form here. The electronic form cannot be saved so we suggest you use the word document here as a template.
Applications must be submitted by midnight on Sunday 7 November 2021. Interviews will be held at our offices at The Bridge, 7b Parkshot, London TW9 2RD on Tuesday 16 November 2021.
School Food Matters is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. If you are offered employment, you will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service record check.
School Food Matters is committed to creating an inclusive work environment, where our team members are supported in expressing themselves and delivering their best work. So, however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if the role is one that would make you excited to come into work every day.
School Food Matters is only able to employ people who are entitled to work in the UK and cannot assist with work permit or immigration issues. We are unable to help find accommodation in London.
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About School Food Matters
School Food Matters is a small charity based in London. Our mission is to ensure that every child enjoys fresh sustainable food at school and understands where their food comes from. To achieve this we listen to and involve parents, children and schools. We work together to improve school meals and support food education through cooking, growing and visits to farms. Over the past ten years, our food education programmes have reached tens of thousands of children across the UK.