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Cook - Ashcroft Technology Academy

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

36.5 hours per week

Term time only (paid 45.8 weeks per year)

Some overtime required on occasions

Occupational pension scheme, Annual Attendance Bonus


We are looking to recruit a cook to join our busy restaurant team at Ashcroft Academy. Working under the Restaurant Manager, the successful candidate will be required to plan, prepare and cook meals for students and staff and have responsibility for various kitchen duties. We are looking for someone with good organisation and communication skills who has experience of

working in a pressured kitchen environment. The main duties include the day to day planning, preparation and cooking of meals to meet the needs of its users. Other duties will include the responsibility for kitchen duties such as cleaning; monitoring stock levels; and ensuring all kitchen equipment is suitably maintained to ensure a high standard of hygiene is maintained and complied with. The role is very hands on and would ideally suit someone who has catered for large volume and with the relevant catering qualifications. The post holder will work from 7:00am and operate the breakfast service from 7:45am.

Ashcroft Technology Academy is extremely popular and is very heavily oversubscribed for place. It also had an excellent track record of public examination results and standards of student behavior. The Academy also has an excellent reputation for its catering provision and is popular with students.

If you would like to be a part of this team, an information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Or, detail of this post and an application form are available to download from our website www.ashcroftacademy.org.uk or telephone us on 020 8812 3553.

Where possible you should complete your application form electronically and return it via email to recruitment@ashcroftacademy.org.uk


Closing Date: 21 October 2020 (at noon)


We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date where we find suitable applications and so we advise that applications should be submitted as soon as possible as we may choose to interview shortly after receipt.


All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS clearance. ATA safeguards children and actively promotes their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. ATA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from minority groups. The school also has full disabled access.


CVs are not required and will not be considered on their own.


Ashcroft Technology Academy

100 West Hill, Putney

London SW15 2UT 

Tel: 020 8877 0357

Email:  recruitment@ashcroftacademy.org.uk

Web: www.ashcroftacademy.org.uk


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