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Cook - Full-time

St Anthony's School, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-7033-58S
  • Posted:04/01/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:Feb 2019
  • App Close Date:18/01/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 24th Jan


Do you have experience preparing and serving meals and would enjoy catering for up to 50 pupils and staff a day?

St Anthony's School currently has a vacancy for a Cook to start as soon as possible. Sadly, we are saying goodbye to our current Cook after many years’ service.

The successful applicant will be required to work 27.5 hours per week (8.00am - 1.30pm Monday - Friday, term-time only - 38 weeks of the year). Meals are prepared on site and serving begins at 12:25.

The salary will be Kent Range 4 £17,189 - £18,058pa pro-rata (full-time equivalent £9,577 - £10,061pa).

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Be experienced in ordering ingredients, preparing and serving food (essential)
  • Be able to work in a school kitchen, using catering equipment and leave the environment clean after every session (essential)
  • Have a desire to serve good quality food to children, in line with government legislation
  • Be someone who enjoys working with children
  • Have or be prepared to gain relevant qualifications e.g. Level 2 Award in Food Safety and be willing to work towards Level 3
  • Be a good team player, flexible and prepared to use their initiative
  • Be prepared to work independently and also lead a team of two other staff
  • Be committed to their own professional development
  • Have good interpersonal and organisational skills

If this sounds like the job for you and you are looking to join a happy and successful school, please read the job description and person specification below. Visits to our school are strongly encouraged - our Headteacher would love to have a chat with you and give you a tour.

Information about the school

St. Anthony’s is a designated KCC special school catering for primary and secondary pupils with an EHCP for SEMH and ASD. In reality, we meet a range of needs including social emotional, communication difficulties, autism and learning needs. To do this we place a great deal of emphasis on individual programmes within small group settings. Past Ofsted reports, parental feedback and other professionals agree that we are very successful with our pupils; our positive relationship with them reinforces this message.

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Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.