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Job Ref No. ECC5443-264S Position Type: Catering Pay Range: £13.93 per hour
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 10/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Required June 2024 or as soon as possible

Up to 18 hours per week on Saturday and Sunday.

Flexible shifts are available to cover brunch and dinner.

Interested candidates may also be able to work additional hours during the week if desired.

33 weeks per year (term-time only)

Minimum Salary: £13.93ph (depending on experience)

Scale 6 Local Government Scale

We are excited to offer this unique and rewarding position with sole responsibility for the preparation, cooking and service of dinner for up to 35 boarders and duty staff. Initially this person will have the ability to follow the agreed menu and recipes, as well as knowledge of health and safety and food hygiene regulations. Once established in the role our Cook will be able to work in conjunction with the students to set their own menus using ingredients which reflect their tastes and preferences.

We are open to applications from candidates who have experience of cooking meals from scratch and who want to develop their skills in a welcoming and supportive kitchen.

The ability to work additional hours during the week and for school functions is also available. We offer an Employee Assistance Programme and the use of our swimming pool during the summer months.

For a full job description and person specification see below.

To apply: Please send a short CV or completed application form to

Closing date: 9am Monday 10 June 2024. Please note we reserve the right to invite candidates for interview prior to this date. We encourage potential candidates to apply as soon as possible, due to the urgency of the role and candidates will be required to carry out a practical assessment.

Information about the School

Boys 11-18, on roll approx. 1012 students of which 400 in the sixth form, 30 boarders

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Sophie Ferguson
6 Lexden Road, Colchester
Essex, CO3 3ND
Telephone: 01206 509100

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