3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 25h per week, 39 weeks, term time only

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Scale 3, Points 6 - 8: £23,893 - £24,702 pro rata

Actual salary

£14,041.56 - £15,516.99

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about food? Do you have high standards of cleanliness? Are you interested in the benefits a quality and nutritious meal can offer to children? Are you interested in working within a supportive staff team? The Leadership of our school are looking for a dedicated Head Cook to lead our school kitchen and provide an excellent lunchtime experience for children at Heathlands Primary School.

If you can believe in our school values of Aspiration, Respect, Courage, Pride, Kindness and Responsibility, and you can be dedicated to providing the best for our pupils, we want to hear from you!

On the application form, please focus on a detailed 'supporting statement' taking into account the person specification and indicating why you would be the best person for us to recruit to this position.

If you would like further information and require an informal conversation or visit, please telephone or email our school office via 01623 401402 oroffice@heathlands.notts.sch.uk.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post, will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check and must be eligible to work in the UK. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process and this may include online searches.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • Friendly and enthusiastic children
  • Initial and ongoing training as required
  • A fantastic staff team
  • Close partnership working with local schools and their kitchens
  • Support from our trust central catering team

Heathlands Primary School is part of the East Midlands Education Trust. For more information about our school and Trust, please visit our website:www.heathlandsprimary.co.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About Heathlands Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
169 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Heathlands Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@heathlands.notts.sch.uk.

School location

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