Primary School Chef Manager - Adkins Cheurfi

Primary School Chef Manager

Chef Manager required for small primary school in Morpeth

We are now recruiting on behalf of a multi-academy trust located in Morpeth for a chef manager at a small primary education site. Typical shifts will be Monday to Friday 7.30am-2.30pm. This position will suit a chef seeking to work on a smaller scale, with total autonomy in the kitchen. This is a genuinely great opportunity to work in a positive, stimulating and nurturing environment in a rural location. Salary dependant on experience.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Preparing lunch for approx 60-80 primary pupils Monday to Friday
  • Overseeing breakfast club which offers children toast and cereal
  • Ordering and stock management
  • Maintaining the highest standards of health and safety in the kitchen
  • Maintaining all health and safety records and training new staff on SOPs, COSSH and HACCAP
  • Communicating with the faculty to ensure the needs of all pupils are met
  • Serving food to the children and staff
  • Staying breast of government guidelines on primary nutrition and updating menus and planning accordingly

You will be:

  • In possession of or willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS check
  • Experienced in a similar environment for minimum one year
  • An organised communicator with good people skills
  • An efficient chef with the ability to manage your own workload effectively
  • Qualified to NVQ Level two or equivalent in professional cooking
  • A reliable and trustworthy individual with a high level of professional integrity
  • A positive, enthusiastic person with a passion for producing high quality, nutritious food

Perks of the job………….

  • Free on site parking
  • Spend your evenings and weekends free as a bird
  • Time off for Christmas, Easter and the summer holidays
  • Staff incentives
  • Work in a fantastic, encouraging environment as part of an enthusiastic team
  • Scope for career progression within the academy trust

This role would suit an experienced contract catering chef looking to work less hours or a school cook looking to take the next step to chef manager. We look forward to hearing from you.