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Commis Chef Apprentice

@Step Academy Trust
  • Post Date : December 2, 2021
  • Apply Before : January 29, 2022
  • Salary: £10,920.00 - £10,920.00 / Annually
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Job Detail

  • Number of Positions Available: 1
  • Working Hours 20
  • Working Week: Monday - Friday

Job Description

Post Title: Assistant Cook

Employer : Step Academy Trust

Location : Gonville Academy, Gonville Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR7 6DL

Apprenticeship Standard : Commis Chef apprenticeship Level 2

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Cook for one of our busy, vibrant Academy kitchens at Gonville Academy,
Thornton Heath, Surrey.

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.
Job Title STEP Assistant Cook
Responsible to STEP Academy Cook
Responsible for Kitchen Assistants
 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