Chef, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

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Ardingly College SeniorHaywards Heath, West Sussex

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,152 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Ardingly College is seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Chef to join a busy and dynamic team.

The post holder will assist in the creation of new dishes, and the production and service of food, while maintaining correct levels of Food Safety and Health and Safety. The ability to be innovative and creative in your cooking is key for this role.

The College often runs themed days which enable our Chefs to cook cuisine from all over the world, from Chinese New Year to Indian Banquets. This provides our Chefs with the opportunity to showcase their creative flair and be involved in learning new cooking techniques to create authentic dishes.

Alongside the production of meals to cater for our students and staff, we also have a large number of events that require a different style of cooking, catering for corporate lunches, three-course meals and wedding breakfasts, etc.

Previous experience of working in a busy kitchen producing meals with fresh ingredients is essential. A CIEH Food Safety Level 2 certificate or equivalent and 706/1, 706/2 or NVQ 2 Chef qualifications are required.

The hours for this role are 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, for 52 weeks per year. Shifts are 8.5 hours between 6.30am and 7.30pm. Flexibility to work major functions is also required. The salary is £22,152 per annum. 

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Closing date: Wednesday 31st July 2019, although applications will be considered upon receipt.

Interviews will be scheduled as suitable applications are received.     

Ardingly College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 2-18, a member of the HMC and a school of the Woodard Corporation. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All employees are required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post including enhanced DBS checks.

More about Ardingly College Senior
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: College Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6SQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1444 893000
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Ardingly College is an independent co-education school for pupils aged 2 – 18.  Founded in 1858, Ardingly College is a school of over 950 pupils, including those in the Prep and Pre Prep. Located in the beautiful Sussex Weald, Ardingly College a...