Food Technology Assistant

Website Hillcrest Christian College

Food Technology


·       Part-time (1 day per week), fixed term until end of 2024

·       Food industry experience required

·       Starting from April 2024


CREST Education comprises two independent, coeducational schools with over 2,200 students, an Equestrian Centre and an Environmental Reserve at Clyde North. Hillcrest Christian College, established in 1981, operates from Early Learning to VCE levels. Rivercrest Christian College is an authorised International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP) World School, with modern facilities at Clyde North. It is a growing College, adding a new year level each year; our first Year 11 classes commence in 2024.


Hillcrest Christian College invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Food Technology Assistant, commencing in Term 2, 2024.

The duties of the Assistant include ordering and shopping for supplies, preparing practical classes and demonstrations, setting up before classes, cleaning and storing equipment after classes, safe food handling and storage, and ensuring that all equipment is in a good state of repair.

The successful candidate is:

·       Experienced in kitchen duties, preferably in an educational environment

·       Willing to work as part of a team (including another assistant working the other days of the week) and assist teachers and students

·       Available to work 1 day per week (Wednesdays) during school terms

·       Knowledgeable about Occupational Health & Safety requirements

·       Relevant qualifications including a Food Handlers Certificate e.g. ANTA (Australian National Training Authority) endorsed individual competency SITXFSA101 – Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety.

The standard working day is from 8:10am to 4:15pm.

Twelve weeks of annual leave, taken during school holidays, applies to this role. Four of these weeks are paid and eight are unpaid.

Further details on the role are included in the attached Position Description.


  • Free gym on site
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Potential career development

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a genuine commitment to the Christian ethos of CREST Education.


CREST Education is a child safe employer and is committed to the welfare of children and their protection. All potential employees and volunteers will be required to comply with the College’s Code of Conduct and Child Safe Policy. Applicants are required to provide a valid Working With Children Check and will be subject to background checking in accordance with this policy.


Applications close Tuesday 9th April 2024 at 10:00am.


Applicants are required to complete the online application and supply a covering letter and CV.


For further information, please call Nelly on 9702 2144.

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