School Chef

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KT3 5AS, New Malden
05 Jul 2021
31 Jul 2021
Kitchen Staff
Full Time
Contract Type

Westbury House Preparatory School and Nursery

Position: School Chef

Salary: Up to £27,000

Contract type: Full Time-52 Weeks

Hours of Work: 40 hours a week

Contract term: Permanent

Date Posted: 05 July 2021

Closing date: 31 July 2021

Start date: Immediate start

Place of Work: 80, Westbury Road, New Malden Surrey KT3 5AS


Westbury House Preparatory School and Nursery based in New Malden, Surrey, South West London is a co-educational independent school for children aged 2 years -11 years, which provides a broad and balanced education within a unique setting. It offers an individually focused education in a friendly environment, promoting excellence in learning and encouraging exceptional behaviour. It is a truly inclusive school with a unique family feel and offers small classes, dedicated and enthusiastic teachers and experiences catered to the needs and interests of every child. The school has a strong family atmosphere and prepare pupils exceptionally well for schools of their choice at age 11+. We offer shift work between the hours of 7.30am-6pm for all our nursery staff.

The successful candidate should be passionate about children’s learning.

Applicants should demonstrate the following qualifications & experiences:

· NVQ Level 2 in Food Preparation.

· NVQ Level 2 in Food Service; Intermediate Food Hygiene

· Estimate food consumption and requisitions or purchases foodstuffs

· Receive & examines foodstuffs and supplies to make sure quality and quantity meet established standards specifications

· Select and develops recipes based on type of food to be prepared and applying personal knowledge experience in food preparation

· Following all guidelines for food hygiene and health and safety

· Take full responsibility for the cleaning of the kitchen.

· Working within budget guidelines

· Certificate of completion of any training program in cooking, or vocational school

· Holds a basic food hygiene certificate

Our People Strategy & Benefits:

· For the above permanent position as Early Year Practitioner the nursery will offer you……an important role in a growing business which is financially strong and which has an ambitious growth agenda

· The chance to join our great team and play a key role in delivering a high-quality childcare service to our young children

· Competitive Salary

· Annual salary review

· Professional Development and Training opportunities with the prospect of career and salary progression as our business grows

· Ongoing coaching from the management team

· Childcare fee discount

· 28 days Annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays with Annual leave increasing with service

· Pension scheme

· Refer a friend scheme up to £700

· Performance based cash incentives

· Health cash plan covering 10 healthcare benefits and services such as optical, dental, dental accident, chiropody, therapy treatments and health club concession. Access to Doctor line from anywhere in the world, Employee Assistance Programme, scanning service (MRI, CT and PET scans) and Westfield rewards where you will be able to obtain discounts from various high street and online outlets

The successful candidate will also benefit from joining a fun, supportive, creative team and to be part of the grand annual Christmas event.

Interested candidates should send an application at the earliest possible time.

Westbury House Preparatory School and Nursery is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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