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School Cook - Full-time/Part-time - Special Needs Position

Ripplevale School and College - Rochester, Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-6006-50S
  • Posted:09/06/2023
  • Pay:£19,609
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:23/06/2023 at 13:00
  • Interviews:week commencing 26th June 2023


Are you a Chef or Cook looking for a new challenge?

Want daytime hours Monday to Friday?

Want work within School hours?

This is the School Cook role you need.

You'll need to have experience of cooking in a commercial or professional kitchen, with knowledge and experience of catering for between 60 to 200 people.

You'll be responsible for:

Preparing innovative and healthy menus suitable for the needs of our students

Ordering/stock rotation/stocks/cost control

Adhering to all food safety standards

Catering for allergens and dietary requirements

Helping to manage catering students

Delegating small tasks serving and greeting students

Completing food temp and cleaning schedules

You'll need an enhanced DBS (if you don't already have one), Food Hygiene Certificate and be up to date with all statutory food safety training.

Information about the school

Ripplevale Rochester is an independent specialist provision for students aged 6 to 25 who have been diagnosed with various needs, which may include ASD, dyslexia, speech, language and communication difficulties, DCD, sensory, social, emotional and other learning difficulties along with high levels of anxiety. The school is set in an historic Medway town and enjoys the outstanding community facilities and links that the towns of Chatham and Rochester have to offer.

Ripplevale provides a holistic child centred approach to education underpinned by our team of 98 Teachers, Teaching assistants, Administrators and Therapists, all working in a caring and nurturing environment, with a common belief that all students have the opportunity to make progress and experience success everyday, in a safe, caring, nurturing and secure environment.

Our site boasts well-resourced classrooms, small class sizes, music and drama facilities, Science labs, Therapy rooms, amazing vocational teaching areas such as our hair and beauty studios, a coffee shop, catering kitchens, as well as numerous areas for children to have fun and enjoy social times. Staff are both welcoming and friendly at this independent school and there is a collaborative approach where resources and best practices are shared.

Job Contact Information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.