Head Chef, Southwark

Closing date:

James Allen's Girls' SchoolSouthwark

Date posted:
Start date: March 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent


Head Chef


• Monday to Friday 7:00am – 3:00pm (flexible to the needs of the School)

• 35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year 

• Salary £35,000 per annum, negotiable depending on experience and skills. 

• 25 days annual leave  

We are looking for an experienced, creative and dynamic Head Chef who will be responsible for the daily operation and running of the school kitchen.  The post holder will have superb communication skills and a proven track record of successfully managing and leading people. As the lead in the kitchen area, the successful applicant will have a strong knowledge of high quality produce, brilliant food presentation techniques and demonstrates enthusiasm and a flair for high standards of cooking, service and safety.

We offer: 

• An opportunity to join one of the leading independent girls’ schools in the country  

• A diverse benefit package including parking, gym membership and free lunches.  

Please visit our website www.jags.org.uk/about-us/employment to download a   JAGS support staff application form and for further information please contact recruitment@jags.org.uk or James Allen’s Girls’ School, 144 East Dulwich Grove, London SE22 8TE. Letters and CVs only will not be accepted. 

Closing date: 17 February 2019

Interviews: From 18 February 2019 

Interviews may be held at any stage after applications are received, therefore, interested candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified deadline, if a suitable candidate is found. 

JAGS is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children: applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.  

More about James Allen's Girls' School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: 144 East Dulwich Grove, London, SE22 8TE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8693 1181
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