Are you a qualified Chef actively seeking a new opportunity? Are you looking for career progression? If so, we definitely have the opportunity for you!

We are partnered exclusively with a school in Oundle, who due to expansion, are actively seeking several Chefs to join their large team.

Available Roles:

Role 1: Term time plus 17 days, which is 36.4weeks per annum (paid for 40.77 weeks, to include entitlement to holiday pay). Salary £19,716 per annum.

Role 2: Term time plus 42 days, which is 41.4 weeks per annum (paid for 46.38 weeks, to include entitlement to holiday pay). Salary £22,429 per annum.

You will be paid each month through the year. Salary is based on a competitive hourly rate, and reflects the lengthy holiday periods the roles enjoy.

You will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

• Prepare and cook dishes from fresh ingredients, only using frozen or pre-prepared as a secondary back up when necessary
• To prepare food as per menu to include dietary requirements
• To ensure that all food is presented to a high standard
• Covering the Head Chef’s duties when necessary, to include sick cover at short notice, including menu planning, staff management and allocation of duties
• Working in compliance with the health and safety policy
• To assist in ensuring the kitchens deliver the required level of service and food at all times
• Correctly complete and use cleaning schedules to ensure that the kitchen, dining room and ancillary areas are kept spotlessly clean
• Following the guidelines for the waste management system

Essential Experience:

• Experience at any level as a Chef

Essential Personal Attributes:

• Enthusiastic to learn new food production techniques
• Ability to prioritise and organise your own workload
• Willing to learn and adapt
• Flexible by being prepared to respond to requests at short notice periods
• Team player
• Ability to work calmly and under pressure
• Professional at all times


• 80 hours over a two-week rota, with every other weekend off. Some split shifts are required.


• 21 days paid holiday in each complete holiday year, plus 7 bank holidays. This is pro-rata for part time staff
• Group Personal Pension Plan
• Life Assurance scheme
• BUPA Wellbeing Expenses Plan
• Access to some discounted tickets to the Stahl Theatre and Music Productions
• Access to the swimming pool, health centre and sports facilities
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Free light lunch available for staff during school term times
• Free car parking

This exciting opportunity has many great perks with a lengthy holiday entitlement. Do not miss out, we are looking to speak to experienced and qualified Chefs immediately. HIT Apply Now!

Job Summary

Job Title Chef
Location Oundle
Job Type Permanent
Salary £22k
Last Updated 29/07/2020
Reference SF49257
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