Cook in Charge, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Queensmead House SchoolWindsor and Maidenhead

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Start date: 2020-01-06
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,835 - £21,210
Contract term: Permanent

As Cook in Charge at our brand new Witherslack Group school, you’ll whip up delicious meals for staff, visitors and y oung people. Food hygiene is paramount and you’ll observe all regulations. You’ll also plan menus and consider nutritional standards. It’s a great opportunity to build relationships with staff and young people alike.

Along with a Level 3 qualification in Food Safety in Catering (or equivalent), you’ll bring good organisational skills and the ability to plan menus. These menus must be well-balanced and encourage our young people to try new food. Having catered for large groups before, you’ll know how to budget and order in bulk. An insistence on high standards means your food is always tasty and well prepared.

Queensmead House School is our brand new, co-educational SEN provision in Windsor. The school will be on the same site as the former Queensmead School which has wonderful views of Windsor Castle and offers a truly inspirational environment for our ! young people. The school will be one of our largest schools with capacity of up to 130 young people between the ages of 5 and 19, 90 of whom will be in the secondary provision. The school will include a full size sports hall, MUGA, and specialist classrooms for science, food technology, DT and computing. Pupils will be supported in small class sizes (maximum of 8), by well qualified and experienced staff who are able to offer an extensive range of academic, practical, vocational, sport and leisure activities, to support both a young person’s educational achievements and social and communication skills.

For children with complex, challenging needs, the level of care and education must go above and beyond. That’s what drives us, here at Witherslack Group. Through our aspirational homes, schools and ethos, we’ve achieved the highest possible outcomes. In short, we’re enhancing life opportunities.


If you would like to discuss the role further, or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact the Recruitment Team on 015395 66081 option 3.

The Withe rslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the ! welfare o! f its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

For a full job description and person specification, please see the attached document.

More about Queensmead House School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Address: Queensmead, Kings Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 2AX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 15395 66081