Head chef role available in Gateshead school. Term time only.

Head Chef

A great opportunity has arisen for a head chef in a busy educational facility in Gateshead. This is a temp to perm position which requires you to work 35 hours per week, 7am-2.30pm, term time only. You will be responsible for planning and deliver healthy, nutritious menus to 1,300 students on a weekly basis across two on-site canteens.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Plan nutritious menus on a four-week rotation in line with government guidelines.
  • Serve breakfast and lunch for students and faculty members.
  • Lead an effective team to ensure a smooth running of kitchen and serving area.
  • Adhere to all health and safety guidelines and maintain food safety practices.
  • Maintain a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the kitchen and surrounding area.
  • Order, rotate and manage stock.
  • Communicate effectively with other departments.
  • Motivate and lead your team on a daily basis.

The successful head chef candidate will:

  • Have been successful in a similar role for at least two years.
  • Be willing to pass a DBS check.
  • Be a great communicator both verbally and literally with good IT skills.
  • Be proactive with a driven and energetic approach to their work.
  • Have exceptional organisational skills and an eye for detail.
  • Be a real team player with superb interpersonal skills.

The benefits of this position include onsite parking, excellent working hours and all school holidays off work. As a temp to perm appointment, you would work on a temporary contract before being offered a permanent contract if suitable.

If you think that you are the right head chef to make the difference in this Gateshead school then call today: