St John’s is seeking a hard working and imaginative Chef de Partie who is passionate about creating high quality food for both the School and external customers. The Chef de Partie will be required to assist with the day-to-day running of the School’s busy kitchen. Responsibilities will include preparing, cooking and presenting specialty and high quality dishes to the standards required by the Head Chef. The Chef de Partie will assist with the development of new dishes and menus in accordance with the School’s requirements.
The successful candidate will possess good communication and customer service skills, the ability to work quickly and under pressure and have experience of working in a high volume food production role. A high level of awareness about food hygiene and Health & Safety is fundamental, and a relevant qualification is desirable.
The willingness to work flexible hours when necessary is essential. Shift patterns are agreed in advance half termly.
Interview date to be confirmed.
Interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. We reserve the right to appoint at any time in the recruitment process and therefore invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.
Further details and an application form are available from the School website or by contacting our HR department.
St John’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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