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Ark Bentworth Primary Academy
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Chef/Chef Manager


Ark Bentworth Primary Academy is a non-selective school, serving children of all abilities. Our commitment is to know every pupil as an individual, and to foster the principles of team spirit, responsibility and care for others.


We are looking to appoint a creative and talented Chef/Chef Manager to join our school. We are seeking a passionate chef with experience in a similar position, not necessarily within the education sector, although this would be an advantage.


You will have a strong culinary background and be motivated by providing the best possible food and service to students, staff and visitors. You should be forward thinking and have the drive and personality that will allow you to lead by example and bring continuous innovation, vibrancy and development to food provision at our school.  


Ideal candidates will:

  • have experience of working in a comparable job role in a volume/commercial food production environment.
  • have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils.
  • Knowledge of healthy eating and nutrition and creating related menus.  

To apply, please go to www.arkbentworth.org.  The application deadline is 11am – Friday 10th December 2021


Closing date: 11am – Friday 10th December 2021

Start date:      04 January 2022

Contract:        Fixed Term until 31st July 2022/Permanent

Salary:            Ark Support Scale 5, £18,111 - ££20,889               

                           Ark Support Scale 7, £23,556 - £25,755

Hours:            32.5 hours per week, term time only /36 hours per week, term time only  


Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


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