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Vacancies

Vacancies

Cook and General Assistant

(Job Reference RM/Cook-GA)

 

 

School:

River Mead School

Closing date:

9.00am on Monday 2nd March 2020

Interview date:

Week commencing 2nd March 2020
Hours:

25-30 hours per week, between 8.00am and 2.30pm each day

Salary:

Cook: Band E £9.94 – £10.34 per hour
General Assistant: Band B £9.00-9.18 per hour

Role overview:

River Mead School is a thriving single form entry Primary school with Nursery, with a recent ‘Good’ Ofsted. It is part of The Mead Academy Trust’s family of schools which includes The Mead Community Primary School and Castle Mead School in Trowbridge. For the successful candidates, this exciting development offers the opportunity to be part of a high functioning team.

COOK:

We are looking for candidates who ideally have:-

  • Previous experience of leading & managing a kitchen
  • Good knowledge and skills in catering work
  • The ability to use their own initiative and problem solve
  • A willingness to “muck in” with in any role around the school when required
  • The ability to work flexibly and be a real team player
  • An energetic, adaptable, reliable and friendly personality
  • L2 Certificate in Food Hygiene, but L3 desirable

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing, cooking and serving school meals
  • Day to day management of dining arrangements ensuring a safe and friendly environment
  • Menu planning in line with school food safety standards and budget
  • Ordering supplies and obtaining best value
  • Maintain the kitchen and serving area to a high standard of cleanliness
  • Any other duties which reasonably fall within the role of the postholder

Personal Characteristics

  • Demonstrate high standards of personal appearance and organisation
  • Be able to follow direction and use initiative
  • Highly positive and energetic
  • Relish accountability and take personal responsibility for own actions
  • Able to build trust and mutual respect between pupils, families and staff
  • A good health record
  • Good and appropriate sense of humour
GENERAL ASSISTANT (KITCHEN):

We are looking for candidates who ideally have:-

  • Previous experience of working in a kitchen
  • A willingness to “muck in” with in any role around the school when required
  • The ability to work flexibly and be a real team player
  • Can follow clear instruction
  • An energetic, adaptable, reliable and friendly personality

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supporting the school cook with preparation of meals
  • Setting up, serving meals and cleaning in the lunch hall
  • Supporting children in the lunch hall
  • General cleaning, washing up & sweeping, emptying bins
  • Using powered equipment (eg. Kitchen equipment, vacuum cleaners, polishers) where appropriate
  • Any other duties which reasonably fall within the role of the postholder including supporting cleaning team when necessary

You will be required to work on teacher training days and complete 2 weeks of deep cleaning in school holiday periods. All duties must be carried out within the codes of practice of the School Health & Safety Policy

Personal Characteristics

  • Demonstrate high standards of personal appearance and organisation
  • Be able to follow direction and use initiative
  • Highly positive and energetic
  • Relish accountability and take personal responsibility for own actions
  • Able to build trust and mutual respect between pupils, families and staff
  • A good health record
  • Good and appropriate sense of humour

The Job Reference for this post is RM/Cook-GA

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