Chef - Thomas Walling Primary Academy (External to Council)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/03/2019 12:00
£19,500 (full time equivalent) per annum, pro rata (actual £15,020 per annum)
Hours per week:
32.5 hours per week, term time only plus 3 training days and 2 additional days
Job Category:
Catering / Cleaning
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Thomas Walling Primary Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 3PL
Closing date:
21 Mar
Further Information

External to Council - The Laidlaw Schools Trust is an External Company, you will not be an employee of Newcastle City Council

Thomas Walling Primary Academy
Newcastle upon Tyne

The Trustees are seeking to appoint a chef for Thomas Walling Primary Academy as soon as possible.

Thomas Walling Primary Academy, part of the Laidlaw Schools Trust, is a two form entry school with 449 pupils on roll. In addition, we also provide two full time Nursery classes and a very successful provision for 2 year olds. Our children are happy and motivated to learn and are supported by a very dedicated team of staff. We are looking to grow this team and appoint a Chef to support our Head Chef and Catering Team in the delivery of health and nutritious school meals. You will be self-motivated, have excellent time management skills and have extensive experience of preparing food in a busy kitchen environment.

Thomas Walling Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks including DBS clearance, two satisfactory references, proof of qualifications and an occupational health check will be required before appointment.

The successful candidate will join a successful MAT where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

For more information or to apply, please complete an application form available on our website or from the school office.

Closing Date: 12noon, Thursday 21 March 2019.
Candidates who have not been contacted by Monday 25 March may assume they have been unsuccessful.
Interviews will take place: week commencing 1 April 2019

Applications should be returned to: or in person to the school office.

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.