Second Chef, West Kirby School & College, Merseyside

West Kirby School & College is seeking to appoint a talented Second Chef.

Closing Date For Applications:  9am Friday 28th January 2022

Salary Band: £15,647.94 – £19,999.98  (Pt 14- Pt 18)

Contracted Weeks: 46.2 Weeks (Term time only plus 2 weeks) 

Hours: 30 hours per week. Mon – Fri 7.30- 2pm.

Role Overview:

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated Second Chef, who can support the School Chef in the day to day running of the school’s catering department. Providing high quality, freshly prepared meals and excellent service. Whilst this is a hands-on role, you will also need to demonstrate a sound understanding of food safety, compliance and health and safety. You will support the team in upholding our high EHO standards and safe working practices.

As all food is freshly prepared, using high-quality ingredients from local suppliers, you will need to be competent in all areas of the kitchen. You will need to be confident in all areas of preparation from preparing the daily main courses, sandwiches and salads, to baking cakes and pies. You will work closely with the School Chef, observing how all dishes are made and presented, as at times you may be required to lead the small kitchen team.

Application Process:

Application forms and further information can be downloaded from the school website: or contact The School does not accept CV’s.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to rigorous recruitment checks. West Kirby School & College is an exempt employer as defined in the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions Order 1975) and as such, we have a lawful basis for requesting an enhanced DBS disclosure certificate for all employees.