Assistant Cook

Employer: Archers Brook School
Salary: Grade 3
Location: Archers Brook SEMH Residential School
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Part Time/Term Time
Hours: 22.00 hours per week. 4 days per week.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 04/09/2022 at 12:58
Reference: SS/22/205956

An opportunity has arisen to appoint a Grade 3, Assistant Cook to work 22.00 hours, 4 days a week (afternoons), 39 weeks per annum, term-time only.   Actual Salary: £9480.00 to £9839.00

Archers Brook SEBD Residential School caters for pupils who are 8 to 16 year old.

Do you have experience within a kitchen environment, our thriving school is looking to appoint a dedicated and resourceful individual to support the Cook with midday duties and evening meals within Archers Brook.

Purpose of the job:-

To be responsible for the preparation, cooking, presentation and service of the evening meals for the Residential pupils and Care staff, menus determined on a weekly basis by the Cook .

  • Prepare, cook and serve the meals to no more than 25 pupils and staff.
  • Assist with any kitchen duties as required, general washing up and clearing away within the kitchen and dining area.
  • Maintain an up to date understanding of the Governments School Food standards.

The person appointed should have experience of working within the kitchen environment including assisting in preparing menus, H & S procedures and guidelines.

The person must be energetic, have good communication skills, be approachable and be flexible.

The successful person will have the ability to work as part of a team, have excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to take part in the life of the school. 


Archers Brook is committed to giving every opportunity to pursue your own personal development, raise your standards of performance and enhance your career prospects.

We take our responsibility to protect and safeguard the welfare of our students seriously. The successful applicant will be DBS checked and subject to satisfactory references. The school is committed to Equality of Opportunity.

CV’s will not be considered.

Applications forms are available from and returnable marked confidential to School Business Manager, Archers Brook SEBD Residential School, Chester Road, Great Sutton, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH66 2NA.    TEL: 01518326600

How to apply

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