School Cook

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Closed for applications on 21/03/2019 23:59
Grade 2, £18,065 - £18,426 pro rata
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Schools - Support
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Windlestone School
Closing date:
21 Mar
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Windlestone is a well-established and successful day and residential school for secondary aged students with social, emotional, and mental health (SEMH) needs; all students have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

Due to the retirement of a long serving cook we are looking to appoint a cook who will provide quality nutritional school meals in our 5 star hygiene rated kitchen to students, staff and visitors.

You along with one other cook will be managing and contributing to the preparation, cooking and service of food and beverages at breakfast, lunchtime and teatime and be able to adapt menus to accommodate special dietary requirements. You will be required to adhere to all food hygiene and health and safety legislation.

This post is permanent and the hours are 37 hours per week
Week 1 6.45am-14.45pm (inclusive of break)
Week 2 9am-17.00pm (inclusive of break)

Monday to Friday

Start date: 23rd April 2019

This position is paid whole time with retainer adjustments applied to periods of school closure. You will not be required to work during the school closure periods however your salary in these periods will be adjusted accordingly in line with the retainer regulations as specified in the National Joint Council (NJC) Green Book agreement. The post holder will also be required to work an extra five days in addition to term time (paid via the submission of claim forms).

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

The successful candidate should be enthusiastic, willing to help others, provide an excellent service and with an approach that is flexible to adapt to changing situations.

If you feel that you would like to make a contribution to the success of Windlestone School by joining our small but friendly team and would like to apply please download our recruitment pack.

Completed applications should be returned to Lynn Laird, Windlestone School, Chilton, Ferryhill, Co Durham, DL17 0HP or

We would welcome you for a visit to Windlestone School or for an informal discussion.

Please apply for this position by completing an application form and a letter outlining your experience and suitability for the post.

Closing date: 21st March 2019
Interview date: 27th March 2019

Lynn Laird
Windlestone School
Co Durham
DL17 0HP
Tel: 01388720337

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This job is closed for applications.