School Chef

School Chef


To run the kitchen and dining hall on a day to day basis by cooking high quality, nutritious meals and day to day supervision of staff.  Ensuring that food and hospitality is of a high quality, offering good value for money for our students, staff and visitors.


  • To lead in the preparation and cooking of mail meals for the school ensuring a varied menu of hot food and snacks is available.
  • Supporting the Catering Manager in the planning of menus, ordering of supplies and checking of deliveries.
  • Ensuring that food is ready on time to meet the needs of the school.
  • To weigh up ingredients daily as required for meal preparation and ensure good rotation of dry, fresh and frozen goods.
  • To operate flexibly to ensure hospitality is provided as and when needs for events such as open evenings and celebrations.
  • To ensure the use of correct work methods and practice by all kitchen staff and that the laid down legal standards of kitchen and personal hygiene and for health and safety are maintained at all times.
  • To ensure cleanliness and suitability of kitchen and dining premises and equipment at all times.
  • To ensure that all equipment is kept in good working order and that repair and maintenance is carried out or reported as necessary.
  • To operate the kitchen stores, including stock control, commodity records and security.
  • To deputise for the Catering Manager in his/her absence



30 hours per week, term time + 5 inset days only. Permanent position with a start date of as soon as possible. Grade 6 point 8 – 12  (£13,916 to £15,365), but is negotiable for the right candidate.

Completed applications forms (available on the ‘Staff Vacancies’ page of the school website - /331/staff-vacancies) should be submitted to Mrs Catherine Willis (, Operational Services Lead.


Page Downloads Date  
Support Staff Application Form DGS 23rd May 2019 Download
DGS Chef Job Description Nov 2019 26th Nov 2019 Download
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