Chef, West Sussex

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Ardingly CollegeWest 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 run 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 to have 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 requires 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. 

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Closing date: Thursday 23rd May 2019, although applications will be considered on receipt. 

Ardingly College is a Member of the Woodard Corporation and an Educational Charity No. 1076456. We are committed to the welfare of children and an Equal Opportunity employer.

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
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: 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...