Cook in Charge - St Peter's CE Primary School & Nursery
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Cook in Charge- St Peter’s CE Primary School & Nursery, Wem, Shropshire
(Grade 6 SCP 7-11 £10.41 - £11.27 per hour) Term Time Only
Required from January 2022
The Cook in Charge will be responsible for the day to day running of the school catering operation and will be hands on, working alongside a team to develop and produce a contemporary range of hot & cold dishes for lunch service that comply with the current DfE school food standards.
You will manage the team in a calm and effective manner, offering support and training to other staff. You will have responsibility for menu standards, food costs and ordering. This will include due diligence and procedures that are followed on site. You will be supported by our consultancy service ‘WLP’.
The successful candidate will have:
Minimum 1 years’ experience as a cook
A proven working knowledge of modern cookery
The ability to cope under pressure, in a calm and efficient manner to set deadlines
Good interpersonal skills with kitchen staff colleagues, pupils and management
A positive approach to menu planning and development of the catering service
Word, Excel and Outlook IT skills to basic level
Food hygiene certificate
Menu costing experience
An understanding of providing first class customer service, setting a personal
example at every opportunity
We are fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all pupils.
All applicants will undertake an enhanced DBS check prior to commencing this position.
Application forms and further details are available by clicking on the links below or directly from the school. Sorry but CV’s will not be accepted.
All completed application forms should be emailed to the school (admin@stpeters.
The appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance for the successful applicant. We are committed to equality and diversity.
Closing Date: Monday 6th December 2021
Interviews: Wednesday 8th December 2021
Visits to the school are welcome and can be arranged by contacting the School’s Head
teacher, Mrs Allyson Brown, on 01939 232292