North East School Chef required for assignments starting in September

North East School Chef

£10-£12.50 per hour temp

North East School Chef required to work temporary contracts from September.

It’s that time of year again, the summer has flown and the kids go back in two weeks time. With this in mind we are now expanding our team of chefs in the Education Sector to work in primary and secondary schools across the North East. We supply schools in Blyth, Hexham, Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham and beyond. The attractions of school kitchens include term time only hours, evenings and weekends off, plenty of support in the kitchen and free parking. Please note, to be considered for this work you must either possess or be willing to undergo an immediate DBS check. We can only only employ school chefs with a clean and clear enhanced DBS.

Daily duties of a school chef

  • Prepare nutritious, well balanced, value for money meals for large numbers of children and staff within government guidelines
  • Prepping food for the week ahead
  • Overseeing the catering team to ensure consistency within the kitchen
  • Serving food to the children
  • Managing stock and ensuring the kitchen, fridges and dry stores are clean, tidy and well ordered
  • Adhering to all health and safety procedures and keeping records

The successful  North East School Chef candidate will be:

  • An experienced chef with a back ground in either care, education or contract catering
  • Up to date with all industry qualifications and Food Safety certificates
  • DBS checked or able to undergo an immediate check with the expectation it will come back clean and clear
  • A good communicator with the people skills necessary to work with a large team and alongside children
  • A total professional who can solve problems as the arise and work well under pressure
  • A smart, presentable chef who takes pride in their profession
  • A good planner with a methodical approach to his/her work

What’s in it for you?

  • Weekly pay
  • Free uniform and parking
  • Excellent work-home life balance
  • Flexiblity
  • Diversity
  • Ongoing training and development

If you would like to join our September intake of School Chefs please do not delay.