Chef / Senior Cook

The SmartList
£20,000 - £24,999
15 May 2018
23 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Harpenden, Hertfordshire

JOB TITLE: Chef / Senior Cook

SALARY & BENEFITS: £20,416 - £22,290 pro rata

WORKING HOURS: F/T permanent, (including rostered weekends) during school terms + 4 weeks to be worked during school holidays

THE COMPANY: Our client, St George's School is an academy based in Harpenden. They are a state boarding school with approximately 1300 pupils. They are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Chef / Senior Cook to join their friendly team.

THE ROLE: For the role of the Chef / Senior Cook you will deliver a high quality of food for the pupils.

Key Responsibilities for the Chef / Senior Cook role to include:-
  • Preparing and cooking fresh home cooked food for approx 900 pupils
  • Breakfast and break time service
  • Breakfast, supper and weekend catering for boarders
  • Ordering supplies
  • Receipt storage and handling of all food stock , ensuring it meets hygiene standards
  • Dealing with customer complaints
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Ensure that the kitchen is kept clean and tidy

THE CANDIDATE: For the role of Chef / Senior Cook you will be a reliable and flexible team player, you must have excellent communication skills and be highly organised. You will need to live within a commutable distance to Harpenden.

Key experience essential for the role ofChef / Senior Cook :-
  • A flexible approach to work
  • Experienced and used to working in a busy fast-moving environment
  • An NVQ2 in Catering or Hospitality or equivalent would be advantageous

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

This post has been identified by the school as one where there is ‘a demonstrable skill shortage’. A child of a person appointed to such a post on a permanent contract therefore qualifies for the "children of a member of staff" criteria in the school's admission criteria without a 2 year qualifying period. This criterion ranks above all other admissions criteria apart from "looked after children" at both secondary and 6th form transfer time and for the purposes of the waiting list for in-year admissions