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Commis Chef Apprentice

@Step Academy Trust
  • CR0 4UL, Croydon, Greater London, England, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Post Date : December 3, 2021
  • Apply Before : January 29, 2022
  • Salary: £18,895.00 - £18,895.00 / Annually
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Job Detail

  • Number of Positions Available: 1
  • Working Hours 30
  • Working Week: Monday - Friday 8:00am-2:00pm
  • Working Location Beddington Park Academy, Mallison Road, Beddington, CR0 4UL
  • Minimum Entry Requirements 5, A* - C GCSEs or equivalent
  • Personal Qualities: Willingness to learn.

Job Description

Post Title: Assistant Cook

Employer : Step Academy Trust

Location : Beddington Park Academy, Mallison Road, Beddington, CR0 4UL

Apprenticeship Standard : Commis Chef apprenticeship Level 2

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Cook for one of our busy, vibrant Academy kitchens.

Job Purpose:
General kitchen duties to assist in the production and serving of meals in academy and maintaining a high
standard of kitchen hygiene.

Key Areas for Decision Making:

  • Ordering, stock and portion control in association with management.
  • The keeping of various stock records related to the duties of the post. Follow the catering rota in an effective manner.
  • Deciding when and how to clean spillages and accidents in the safest and most appropriate way to
    maintain the highest levels of hygiene


Catering Duties

This will involve:

  •  The cooking of traditional and light meals.
  • Service of food to children and academy staff.
  • Washing dinner trays/cutlery either by hand or machine.
  •  Cleaning of equipment, surfaces and floors.
  •  Basic food preparation such as salads and sandwiches.
  •  Use of kitchen machinery, after appropriate training.
  • Attending training sessions, possibly outside usual working day.
  • Moving of furniture/food trolleys.
  • Ordering stock.
  • Promoting service in the academy & participating in special events.
  • Deputising for manager.

The successful candidate must:

  • Have a knowledge of food preparation
  • Be to lead and motivate staff
  •  Demonstrate a willingness and enthusiasm for training and progression
  •  Have an ability to read and complete simple instructions, such as cleaning rota, work rota, temperature and
    control sheets
  • Be able to communicate with all kitchen, staff and pupils
  • Display and maintain a high standard of personal hygiene
  •  Able to encourage children to select a balanced meal
  • Display a commitment to the Trust’s equalities policies
  • Take charge of the kitchen and the catering staff in the absence of the cook