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Eats @ The Grove

A Ferny Grove State High School Parents and Citizens’ Association Business

Position available:  Casual Canteen Assistant

Hours: Casual only as needed (approximately 3 or 4 hrs per week – 1 shift, may sometimes be 2).


Eats @ The Grove at Ferny Grove State High School provides healthy and nutritious food to our school community, serving breakfast, lunch and snacks, in a modern canteen facility.

We are looking to employ a Casual Canteen Assistant to join our team. You must be willing to take direction, work well with others and have a friendly disposition for dealing with large groups of children. This is a fast paced environment and as well as providing daily meal service in a school with over 1800 students and staff, the canteen also does regular catering.

Hours will be based on our roster requirements and you may need to be flexible to work more hours to help when required. Hours will be based between 7:00am – 3:00pm (typically morning hours).

The most likely work days would be Thursday or Friday, so applicants will need to have availability on these days.   This position will commence on regular roster from 2019 school year but may be required to attend limited rostered hours in 2018 for training and induction purposes.

P&C Employees are employed under the Parents and Citizens Associations Award – State 2016

Duties may include:

Food preparation Cooking


Customer Service / Marketing Cash Handling

Coffee making

Assistance with stocktakes


Blue Card will be required (at applicant’s expense). Enclosed footwear is mandatory.


Food Handling Certificate

Relevant Past Experience (restaurant/kitchen). Barista experience would also be highly regarded.

How to Apply:

If you would like to be a part of this great team, please email your resume and a short covering letter to our Senior Managing Convenor (Canteen), Sabina McKernan at

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 28th October.

Interviews will be scheduled and only suitable applicants will be contacted. 

You may be requested to perform a short unpaid work trial to demonstrate how you operate within the Canteen environment.  This trial will be no longer than 1 hour in duration.

Ferny Grove State High School Parents and Citizens’ Association 26 McGinn Road

Ferny Grove

Phone (07) 3550 5821