House Chef

LA10 5RX, Sedbergh
09 Feb 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Sedbergh School

House chef

The magnificent location of Sedbergh and the picturesque site of the preparatory School at Casterton 10 miles away offers our staff an enviable opportunity to work amongst the spectacular scenery of the Howgills.

Sedbergh School are currently seeking a House Chef to work within the Boarding Houses in the School. Very much a valued and appreciated part of each team, the ideal candidate would be confident leading a team and overseeing the provision of varied and healthy meals for pupils and staff in the Boarding House with additional work at Sedbergh Summer School.

Working for Sedbergh School means working within the school community as part of a close-knit team within the Hospitality Department. We are looking to employ enthusiastic people who would like a varied working environment with the opportunity to develop their careers further through NVQ or other qualifications with a goal for some to develop as senior managers.

The proximity to the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the area around Morecambe Bay offers the outdoors enthusiast a wide range of walking, fishing, sailing, climbing, caving and other outdoor pursuits all within easy reach. For those with a desire to get away occasionally the M6 motorway and the West Coast railway are both a short distance away for travel North or South while other routes make West Yorkshire and the North East easy to reach.

The role includes:
•Leading the delivery and production of meals to 70 students, producing a fresh breakfast, lunch and dinner offering.
•Leadership and management of your catering team.
•Continual development of the school menu plan introducing innovative recipes and ensuring fresh and nutritional meals.
•Monitoring of budget against expenditure and stocktakes.
•Manage all aspects of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene in your kitchen
•Ensure that we deliver food and service that is of a high standard and meets School and pupil expectation in accordance with current independent schools’ guidelines

Sedbergh School offers:
•Generous Salary up to £22K – negotiable depending on experience
•Subsidised accommodation for up to one year if relocating;
•School fees discount
•Benefits, including contributory pension scheme with life cover;
•Staff benefits package, including store discount cards;
•Use of the School´s sports facilities, including the indoor swimming pool

Please contact Lizzie Harrison on 015396 20303 if you would like to know more about this or any other support positions that may be available.

Safeguarding the welfare of children is of the highest priority to Sedbergh School. Every employee of the school has a responsibility to protect children from abuse, be aware of the School’s safeguarding procedures, know how to access and implement the required procedures, keep a sufficient record of any significant complaint, conversation or event, report any matters of concern to the Safeguarding Officer and attend annual in-service training provided by the School.
All Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Serv

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