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Second Chef - Full-time

Cornwallis Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6913-387S
  • Posted:15/11/2021
  • Pay:£15,126 - £16,052 per annum (£18,129 - £19,239fte)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:13/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:December 2021


Cornwallis Academy requires a Second Chef to work in the kitchen and you will be required to assist in the hygienic preparation, delivery and/or serving of meals and ensuring the kitchen and equipment is cleaned to a high standard. Applicants must be able to follow directions and carry out tasks as part of a team, as well as using own initiative. A basic understanding of health and safety procedures relevant to the job is essential.


Hours of work will be 6:30am - 14:30pm four days a week and 06:30am - 14:00pm one day a week, term time only. 


  •  The post holder must be able to communicate effectively with others in an acceptable and appropriate manner.
  • Ability to supervise and follow direction to carry out tasks as part of team
  • Knowledge of food hygiene and health and safety procedures and a background in catering would be an advantage.


This is a fantastic opportunity for those that are looking to take the next step in their career. 


Cornwallis Academy value positive working relationships and seek individuals who will support this ethos.  


 We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and gaining nationally accredited qualifications 
  • The support of a Trust that currently runs two secondary schools, primary school and Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme


Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs.


All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All members of staff are expected to share and adhere to this commitment.

Information about the school

Future Schools Trust is a visionary organisation comprised of two secondary academies, a sixth form, primary school and a nursery school. Occupying state-of-the-art facilities our objective is to secure the very best educational opportunities for the young people we serve. We pride ourselves in being innovative in changing the face of education. If you are an ambitious, motivated and enthusiastic team player, we want to hear from you.

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 741866


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).