To start September 2020

Permanent part-time cook

OP5 £19,171-£19,995 pro rata, term time only, 22.5 hours per week. 

Required 1st September 2020

Cummersdale School is currently looking for a School Cook to join their team. The school operates its own kitchen providing approximately 60 meals each day. 

The successful applicant will possess a proven track record within catering. They will facilitate high levels of cleanliness and enable a service that supports all relevant legislation around school meals. 

A level 3 Food Hygiene certificate is essential for this role along with catering experience. Experience of working in a school kitchen is desirable. 

Outline of main duties:

Plan, prepare, cook and serve school meals, whilst the same time meeting the highest standards of hygiene and cater to a variety of dietary requirements. 

Develop systems of operation that make the most efficient use of human and material resources.

Assess and select the most appropriate menus providing tasty and nutritious meals which meet the nutritional and dietary guidelines.

Ensure expenditure is kept within authorised budget stock sheets, periodic stock taking. 

Ensure Health and Safety and food hygiene procedures are adhered to at all times and that defects to equipment and premises are reported appropriately to maintain a safe working environment. 

Carry out regular checks of kitchen equipment eg mixers, fryers, utensils, work surfaces in accordance with specified procedures to ensure all equipment is hygienic and safe working order and complies with relevant regulations. 

Comply with Health and Safety, Fire Regulations and other policies. 

Safer Recruitment

Cummersdale School is committed to safeguarding and the promotion of well-being for all children. The successful  candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and all relevant searches. 


Closing date: 6th July 2020 12:00PM

Interviews: wb 13th July 2020