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Job details
Employer Royal Russell School
Location Croydon
Salary Competitive
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts April 2017


Sous Chef 

37.5 hours per week, all year round

Working five days out of seven on rota basis

Salary is competitive, will be dependent on skills and experience, and includes a shift allowance for unsocial hours working

We are looking for an experienced Sous Chef to support the Head Chef whilst also taking full responsibility for the kitchen operation when the Head Chef is absent. This is a senior position with the Catering department and the role includes ensuring budgets are adhered to and ensuring high culinary standards. You will be responsible for the delivery of a first class, nutritious food offering and service to all customers. You need to be passionate about food and able to lead, inspire and communicate effectively to your team.

You need previous experience in a high-volume trade and food production environment and a strong work ethic, a can-do attitude, and a willingness to learn fast are most important. An understanding of safety and hygiene in a kitchen environment is paramount. You also need to be experienced as a Supervisor in a large team setting, and need to be qualified to a minimum NVQ3 level.

This exciting opportunity has a competitive salary and excellent benefits which include a discount on School fees, immediate non-contributory pension and free life cover, free car parking, free lunch (when the kitchen is in operation) and the use of our on-site tennis courts and swimming pool. 

If you are interested in joining us, please visit where you will find further information on this position and an application form. Alternatively email or call the School on 0208-657-4433 to request the job details and an application form. All completed applications should be submitted to by Noon on Wednesday 22nd March 2017. Applications will be considered on receipt. Interviews will be held during week commencing 27th March 2017.

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