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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    16 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 35 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,739- £25,376 pa

Pay scale

NJC scale 4 points 8 to 11

What skills and experience we're looking for

Lead on developing, implementing, and continuously improving the food vision for Rotherfield Primary School working closely with Senior Leadership Team, Head Chef and the kitchen team.

Manage the kitchen day to day with the Support of our Head Chef, Emma, who will lead across both schools.

Ensure Rotherfield children get a cooked from scratch, fantastic meal offer for breakfast, lunch and supper through working with and leading the kitchen team.

What the school offers its staff

  • Pride in our diversity and sense of community.
  • A dynamic federation.
  • Great children who want to learn.
  • Supportive management and Governance, with ambitious expectations.
  • A strong sense of teamwork and collaboration.
  • A commitment to excellent professional development for all staff.

Further details about the role

The Executive Headteacher and Governors at Rotherfield Primary School are looking to appoint a School Sous Chef.

The role of Sous Chef will have a major impact on the children’s lives through ensuring that children get a high-quality food offering throughout the day at school and learn about nutrition which will set them up for life.

We want candidates who want to make our food vison come to life!

Our Food Vision

We want food at both schools to be a central and important part of our whole school educational offer. We would like food linked to the curriculum, and topics we are learning, where possible. We want food staff to be part of the school, and part of the ethos of giving our children the best. As with educational staff, we will expect food based school staff to perform in line with the school values and ethos.

We want children, staff and parents to have a say in the menu offer, and for children to learn about food and nutrition through a healthy school food offer. We want pupils to know about where food comes from, food names, and try new foods in a nurturing environment. We want food to be cooked from scratch, locally sourced, seasonal and as ethical as possible.

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.

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About Rotherfield Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
335 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 7226 6620

At Rotherfield we need staff who will thrive on a challenge, enjoy working as a team and who will not be scared of trying new ways of doing things. To be successful here you will need to be passionate about improving the life chances of pupils and their families. For our children, an excellent education will make a defining difference in their lives- and it essential that we recruit staff who share our commitment.

Arranging a visit to Rotherfield Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@rotherfield.islington.sch.uk.

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