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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible, subject to pre-employment checks

  • Closing date

    23 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 March 2023

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 37 hours per week: 7.00am – 3.00pm Monday to Thursday & 7.30am – 3.00pm on Friday

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,620 - £25,409 SCP 10 - 14 (FTE)

Pay scale

Grade E

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a reliable and enthusiastic individual to the post of Cook Supervisor, to join our hard-working team here at Littleover Community School. The successful candidate should able to use their own initiative but also able to work well as part of a team of approximately 15, consisting of the Caterer in Charge, Cook, Assistant Cook and Kitchen Assistants.

The person appointed to this position will support the Caterer in Charge in the supervision of staff and deputise for the Caterer in Charge, when absent. We are looking for candidates who:

1. Are able to devise and plan menus in accordance with nutritional standards, considering dietary needs, cultural and religious backgrounds, and food allergies.

2. Have experience cooking, transferring and serving of breakfast and main meals for 1200+ students and staff.

3. Are able to order food goods and other commodities from accredited suppliers within the agreed school catering budget to comply with best practice.

4. Maintain high standards of food hygiene and cleanliness in accordance with health and safety, food safety, and the food safety act 1990, Natasha’s Law, and COSHH regulations at all times.

5. Manage the schools cashless system by payment of cheques and cash onto customer accounts, reconcile and bank takings on a daily basis.

6. Undertake Health & Safety and Food Hygiene Training as and when required.

7. Support the Caterer in Charge with planning, staffing, completing schedules and supervising staff on a daily basis.

8. Deputise for the Caterer in Charge, in periods of absence.

9. Oversee standards, check record keeping, including cleaning, temperature controls etc and to maintain safe standards on a daily basis.

10. Are flexible, well organised and professional at all times with ability to communicate with staff and students at all levels.

What the school offers its staff

Littleover is a diverse and highly successful comprehensive school, with consistently outstanding levels of attainment and progress across the curriculum. We are proud of our academic record, and of the pastoral care which maintains a feeling of community in a large and expanding school.

Commitment to safeguarding

Littleover Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure with a children’s barred list check, two satisfactory references and successful completion of vetting procedures. In accordance with the statutory guidance, Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), an online search will be conducted as part of due diligence on shortlisted candidates. Copies of our Safeguarding Policy, along with other school policies, are available at: https://www.littleover.derby.sch.uk/information.php#policies
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About Littleover Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1824 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01332 513219

Littleover Community School is a Derby City Council, 11-18 co-educational, comprehensive school. Our school is situated four miles to the south west of the centre of Derby, in pleasant, spacious grounds and has a proud academic and pastoral record. Many teachers, after thriving here and developing their skills, go on to posts of responsibility here or elsewhere. Others, happy to work in a school which values effective classroom teaching above all else, stay here and contribute hugely over the years.

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