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Chef - Full Time, Term Time Only: Brighton, East Sussex

Patcham High SchoolBrighton

School Chef - 6:30am to 2:30pm (37 hours per week) Term time only

We are looking for a School Chef to join our team as soon as possible. You will be employed for 39 weeks of the year (Term time only), 37 hours per week: Monday-Friday 6:30am to 2:30pm. LGA Pay Scale 6 - Point 19-22 Full-time salary £25,481 - £ 27,041. Actual pro rata salary is £21,658 - £22,984 per annum

Patcham High School is an 11–16 comprehensive school of 1050 students, situated on the northern outskirts of Brighton, very close to the old village of Patcham.  We are looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic and forward-looking professional to work within our Catering team. We aim to provide affordable, healthy, nutritious and delicious food, cooked from scratch using fresh ingredients.

The successful candidate will:

• Have a passion for food and a vision for the development of our school meals service;

• A proven record of working within the catering industry achieving high quality output;

• The ability to work with a team to produce high quality food.

• Have a commitment to young people and a desire to help them live healthy lives;

If you enjoy a challenge and are interested in the post, you can either collect an application pack from our main Reception, call for a copy to be posted to you or download the pack available on our website Where possible, please email your completed application form to   If you have any questions, please contact Elise Holmes either by email or by telephone to 01273 543484.


Patcham High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We are open to flexible working.

We reserve the right to interview on application should a suitable candidate become available and we have the right to withdraw this advert prior to the closing date.

Brighton & Hove Schools – Taking Action for Equality

Closing date: Wednesday 22nd September 2021 at 1pm   Interviews: Soon after closing date

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