Food Technician

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School Food technician required for schools across Leicestershrie!

Your new company
Hays Education are currently recruiting for a School Food Technicians for schools across Leicester & Leicestershire. The Food Technology department consists of both teaching, and practical rooms in addition to a preparation area. As a Food Technician, your role would be to give technical support to the Teachers to support teaching and learning. It is a very busy area of the school where smooth running is essential. You will report directly to the Head of Department and work closely alongside the Teaching staff to provide support in preparation for practical lessons and in class.

Your new role
General food technician duties both inside and outside of the classroom including:

· Keeping all large/small equipment in good working order.
· Reporting all faults as they occur
· Making sure that all equipment is in a good, clean condition
· Preparing rooms before and after practical lessons as directed by the teacher
· Washing tea towels, dish cloths etc
· Checking that all necessary ingredients are in stock and purchasing where necessary
· Ordering stock
· Organisation of equipment in practical and prep rooms
· Assisting the teacher in various points during the day where necessary, including during lessons
· Preparation of materials for students for practical work including food preparation, coursework etc
· To understand and be aware of all health and safety instructions on the use of department resources

What you'll need to succeed
We are seeking applicants with previous experience of working in a School Technology department or in a similar setting. Applicants for this role will ideally have previous experience of working as a School Food Technician in secondary schools. Awareness of COSHH regulations and manual handling principles would be advantageous.

Applicants with any up to date food hygiene certificates and first aid qualifications would also be welcomed.

What you'll get in return
These role's are temporary and would be paid on a hourly rate from £8.41ph dependant on your experience.

What you need to do now
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