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  • Start date details

    ASAP following safer recruitment checks

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 November 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - Monday to Friday 30 hours per week working term time plus 1 additional week (39 weeks per year)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary

£15,387.00 for actual hours and weeks worked

What skills and experience we're looking for

CFAT Facilities Limited and Platt Bridge Community School are seeking to recruit a self-motivated, flexible, enthusiastic and reliable Primary School Chef / Cook in Charge.

We are an innovative team in which work is valued and there is a caring, family ethos. Our work is promoted through the trust values of Create Furnish Achieve Teamwork 'CFAT'.

In this role you will work and supervise a small team of catering assistants to prepare and serve around 300 meals per day to pupils aged 2-11.

To succeed in this role, you will need to be compliant with the DfE Standards for School Food in England,The main duties are:

  • Leading on menu preparation.
  • Ensuring compliance with necessary hygiene and health and safety requirements.
  • Food ordering and stock control ensuring the best value in the purchase of all resources.
  • Preparing and cooking food to a high standard and in a timely manner.
  • Supervising and motivating the catering staff to contribute to a high-quality catering service.

What the school offers its staff

What can we offer you?

  • A great learning environment in which to work;
  • Fantastic professional development opportunities though our in-house Institute of Learning;
  • Competitive pay, reward and benefits with a generous starting salary;
  • Trust-wide enrolment to a CFAT well-being package including enrolment to our Simply Health pre-paid cover for a wide range of everyday healthcare treatments;

Further details about the role

Entry Criteria:

City & Guilds 706/1 & 2 or equivalent level of qualification in catering.

Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety (Basic Food Hygiene Certificate).

Be enthusiastic and have a positive attitude.

Have excellent communication skills

Commitment to safeguarding

Community First Academy Trust are committed to rigorous safeguarding procedures and consistently promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosures. Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced criminal record with barred list through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), medical clearance, references and verification of your qualifications satisfactory to the Trust.
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About Platt Bridge Community School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
485 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01942 487999

Our school consists of like-minded individuals who focus relentlessly on their core purpose to advance education for public benefit. Our charitable school trust has one single legal and moral purpose: to advance education in the public interest. We believe that school trusts create the conditions for deep collaboration among teachers and leaders to improve the quality of education.

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