School Cook (Catering Unit Manager) – Hipsburn Primary School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/03/2023 12:00
£12,986 - £13,964 (FTE £22,369 - £24,054)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Catering / Cleaning
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Hipsburn Primary School
Closing date:
17 Mar
Further Information
Hipsburn Primary School is a successful rural school with an inclusive and friendly school community. Our governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated School Cook to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to provide outstanding school meals and help to shape the health and well-being of our children and staff.

In addition to relevant experience of working in a catering environment, the successful applicant must be positive, flexible and have the desire to cook and serve healthy nutritious home cooked meals in line with our Food Policy.

You will be required to provide a nutritionally well balanced and appetising midday meal for approximately 70 children. Some kitchen support is in place. The successful candidate must:

- Show a passionate interest in cooking and developing menus.
- Have a very good knowledge of the nutritional standards which apply to schools.
- Be keen to develop children’s interest in eating a balanced and healthy diet.
- Be a good team member.
- Have appropriate health and hygiene qualifications.
- Have a good understanding of catering for allergies and special diets.
- Show appropriate literacy, numeracy and ICT skills to facilitate efficient ordering of resources and food.

This post is a variable hours contract between 22.5 hours and 27.5 hours, initially for 25 hours per week.

The working pattern will be Monday to Friday 8.30am to 2.00pm (includes a 30 minute break)

This is a Permanent post

Advert closing date- midday on Friday 17th March 2023.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check is required for this post.

Application forms can be downloaded from this website and are also available from the school by telephoning the school office.

Completed applications should be returned directly to the school either by post to Amanda Solomon (Office Manager) or by email to admin@hipsburn.northumberland.sch.uk.

Interviews will take place at school on Tuesday 21st March 2023.

Further information about the school can be found on our website.

Headteacher: Mr. K. Moloney
School Name: Hipsburn Primary School
Full address: Lesbury, Alnwick, Northumberland Postcode: NE66 3PX
Tel.:01665 830210
e-mail: Admin@hipsburn.northumberland.sch.uk
Website address: www.hipsburn.northumberland.sch.uk
Please note
This job is closed for applications.