School Chef/Cook - Worcester - IMMEDIATE START

Academics Ltd
28 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
School Chef/Cook


£9.00 - £11.00 p/h


Academics are an established education recruitment agency who are urgently recruiting a School Chef/Cook for a short stay school in Worcester to start ASAP. The School Cook will be responsible for ensuring the children experience a variety of healthy balanced and nutritious foods throughout the day. The role will be temporary but could go permanent for the right person.

Applicants will also be asked to provide a Child’s Workforce DBS that is dated within the last 6 months, have a DBS on the update service or be willing to pay for a new application at the cost of £52.00

Key responsibilities

* To be responsible for preparation, cooking, and service of food in school for a maximum of 68 students and 32 staff, this may vary on a weekly basis due to the nature of the School.
* Assist with the development of school policies and procedures to catering services.
* Plan, operate and control the production and service of school related duties.
* Devise, plan and prepare balanced multi and/or limited choice menus, taking into account the dietary needs and preferences of the pupils and varied cultural and religious backgrounds and to ensure that costing is within the allocated budget.
* Ensure that homemade frozen meals are available to be used in the event of absence.
* Order food goods and other commodities from suppliers within the agreed school budget and manage stock control.
* Take responsibility for the cleanliness of equipment and the kitchen and to guide duty staff when necessary.
* Maintain high standards of food hygiene and cleanliness in the kitchen in accordance with health and safety, food hygiene and COSHH regulations at all times.
* Ensure storage and management of food and other consumables in line with health and safety and hygiene regulations.
* To provide a calendar of catering commitments during the school year to include work to be done during the school holiday periods.
* Organise and assist with school catering functions under the direction of the line manager, this includes the provision of meals to other Advance Trust schools as required.
* Promote healthy eating within school.

Academics offer both long and short term temporary placements, with a view to go permanent for the right candidate.

At Academics we listen to and care about our candidates. Upon registering, you will be assisted by our Senior Support Services Consultant James Kearney, who has supplied non teaching support staff to schools across the Midlands for the past 5 years and has fantastic knowledge of the education sector. Whether it is temporary, permanent, part time or full time that you are looking for, then he will strive to find the perfect role for you. If you would like some more information on our current non teaching roles in Worcester then please call James Kearney on (Apply online only) or send your CV

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