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Head Chef Post at St.Cecilia's Junior School

Job Title

Head Chef

Grade

20 to 26 £18,638 - £22,443 (Pro Rata)

Primary Purpose of the Job

To ensure the catering unit is operated to the highest standards possible and have the passion and drive to ensure the school catering becomes a key part of the school as outlined in the policies, procedure and financial targets.

Responsible to

Head teacher / Business Manager

Responsible for

Catering staff in school kitchen

Principal Responsibilities

Delivering a high quality school meals service using a high level of cooking skills in the production of food dishes, workforce deployment, operational management, service delivery and development

 

 

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 22nd May 2014 - 

St. Cecilia’s Catholic Junior School

Green Lane, Tuebrook, Liverpool L13 7EA

 

Tel 0151 228 1760  Fax 0151 230 0232

E-mail: ceciliasj-ao@st-cecilias-jun.liverpool.sch.uk

School website: www.stceciliasjuniorschool.co.uk 

 

 

 

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Catering Standards

To ensure that all food storage, handling, preparation and service are carried out to the required standards of quality, portioning, variety, value, cost, nutrition, hygiene and safety whilst complying with both the school and government standards.

 

Unit Performance

Act as a leader and exemplar to all kitchen staff in terms of preparing, presenting and serving all varieties of meals; be ‘hands-on’ in being involved in food production  and menu development

To maintain all the established financial control systems, and to operate the unit with the set financial targets for food, labour and other areas of expenditure, and to ensure the timely and accurate completion of stock control, ordering and staffing documents.  To participate in reviews of menus and service, including with school pupil representatives producing  meals with a bias towards healthy eating, using fresh ingredients

 

Compliance

To observe and implement the Health and Safety Policy of the Authority and to comply with Food Safety Regulations in all aspects of food handling, kitchen cleanliness (COSSH) and staff personal hygiene and government food standards.

 

 

Marketing

To assist the promotion of the service at special events such as parents evenings and theme days etc.

 

Customer Relations

To maintain good working relationships between management, employees and customers and support the practice of encouraging and reporting customer feedback.

 

 

 

Staff Management

To maintain all the established financial control systems, and to operate the unit with the set financial targets for food, labour and other areas of expenditure, and to ensure the timely and accurate completion of stock control, ordering and staffing documents. To take full responsibility of the kitchen staff for all day-to-day operations.

 

Undertake appropriate training and development opportunities commensurate with the post and if necessary outside of working hours for ‘off site’ training delivery.  Also, to positively embrace all new innovations, menu change, service styles etc. associated with the development of the school.

 

Other duties relating to the function of the service and commensurate with the grade.

 

To support specific on-the-job training both for yourself and team members.

 

Customer Care

To continually review, develop and improve systems, processes and services in support of the Council’s pursuit of excellence in service delivery.  To recognise the value of its people as a resource.

Valuing Diversity

To be responsible for contributions to the achievement of the schools diversity policy, both in your work and in your role as a Manager through the implementation of the supporting action plans.  To provide a supportive open environment where all employees have the opportunity to reach their full potential. 

Developing Self Others

To use processes and put processes in place to generate a learning environment.  To focus on the strengths and requirements of all individuals and enable them to further skills and knowledge.  To actively pursue your own development.  To be self-aware and role model continuous self-development.

 

 

 

Date Job Description prepared/updated

April 2014

 

 

 

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