Head Chef – Felsted School – Essex

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Location Felsted, Essex, England
Date Posted May 12, 2017
Category Head Chef
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Essex


Permanent | All-year round (52 weeks per year) | Average 40 hours per week
Starting salary of £32,000 per annum depending on qualifications and experience

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of Schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receives the very best in learning and co-curricular activities.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Head Chef at our Senior School to ensure the prompt and efficient preparation, service of all meals, cleanliness and hygiene of the kitchen are undertaken to the highest standards.

A full list of duties can be found in the job description within the attached Role Information Pack.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar role together with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude towards customer service and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

This is a permanent position working all-year round (52 weeks per year), average 40 hours per week in line with the Kitchen Rota.
We are rated ‘Excellent in every aspect' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

Benefits include free life assurance and parking, contributory pension scheme and unlimited use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities, plus a subsidised on-site 'Aroma' by Caffé Nero Coffee Shop and membership to FelstedConnect.org; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of discounts, offers and cashback from high-street retailers.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 01 June 2017 at 12:00 noon.
Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

If you would like to apply for this position, click go to www.felsted.org/jobopportunitieshome for a role information pack and online application process.

Felsted School is committed to equal opportunities, the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all employees are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.