Canteen Assistant. Immediate Start. | Trinity Lutheran College

Trinity Lutheran College is a Kindergarten to Year 12 Christian co-educational college located in Ashmore on the beautiful Gold Coast, we offer a world class education for all students. Our aim is to offer excellent, nutritional food to both our students and staff, so lunchbreaks are the highlight of their day.


If you’re passionate about food and offering amazing services, want to join a newly formed team, and want to make a difference and be proud of what you do, then this is the job for you.


Working as part of a motivated, passionate and well supported team, you will contribute to helping us move into a new phase of service delivery for our students.


This is a great opportunity to join at the start of an exciting journey, so we’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Genuinely care about children and the school lunch experience.
  • Enjoy preparing delicious meals using fresh ingredients and having the flexibility to try new meals throughout the school term.
  • Maintain the highest standards of food hygiene are maintained, ensuring that we’re proud of the cleanliness and professionalism of our kitchens.
  • Are highly organised and can efficiently prepare and serve a high-volume of food for students who order in advance, as well as those who decide to walk into the canteen and look around before ordering.

The role has full time hours (38 per week), with the flexibility to choose if you’d like to engage “term time” to enjoy school holidays off work, or a full-time role with 4 weeks annual leave.


In addition to the awesome work environment and ability to influence future services, such as the cooking equipment, canteen layout, menu and food preparation ideas, you’ll:

  • Be entitled to reduced school fees if your children attend our great school
  • Enjoy free onsite parking.
  • Be working alongside other passionate people who take pride in their work.
  • Have genuine training and development options, with opportunity for further career progression.


So, we’ve covered off the role and what you’ll need to do.  But we’re also interested in who you are as a person, so let’s be clear – we’re looking for positive, motivated and caring people, who can deliver what they say.  


As the Canteen Assistant, you’ll lead by example and demonstrate a focused, no-nonsense approach, while interacting with everyone using kindness and humour. If you’re interested in this great opportunity, apply now.  There’s an immediate start for the right candidate and we’ll being interviewing as we receive applications.


How to apply

To stand out from the crowd, please send us your CV and a one-page covering letter that shows us why you’re the person to help make our canteen the hub of the school, to For further information about our college please visit our website

Any further queries about this role can be directed to Emma Cooper, People and Culture Manager by calling (07) 5556 8248 or emailing


The small print

Firstly, all applicants will need to have or obtain a blue card for working with children and we’ll conduct reference checks before offering you the role.


Secondly, we are a Lutheran school, and you are expected to be respectful and supportive of the Christian ethos of the college.  A Pastor or Christian character reference will be highly regarded.

We welcome all faiths and traditions as an equal opportunity employer. We expect the highest standards of integrity and ethics from all our staff irrespective of their faith backgrounds and commitments.


Interviews of suitable candidates will commence as soon as they are identified.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply ASAP.

Trinity Lutheran College is an equal opportunity employer.