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Westgate Hill Primary Academy, Beaconsfield Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5JN

Head Chef - Westgate Hill Primary Academy (External to Council)
Full time - term time plus specified days
£24,396 per annum pro rata, (actual salary £21,863pa)

External to Council - The Laidlaw Schools Trust is an External Company, you will not be an employee of Newcastle City Council

Westgate Hill Primary Academy part of the Laidlaw Schools Trust

Westgate Hill Primary Academy
Beaconsfield Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

37 hours per week, term time only plus 5 training days and 5 call in days

Westgate Hill Primary Academy and the Laidlaw Schools Trust are looking to appoint a Head Chef to join our busy catering team. The role would be to lead two kitchens across our large, split site primary school of 750 pupils.

The successful applicant will lead on food preparation for our pupils and staff and will have a solid kitchen background with experience of catering for high volume numbers. Experience of stock management and an excellent knowledge of current Health and Safety Regulations are essential.

The Trust is interested in applications from suitably qualified and experienced people who have proven ability to inspire and motivate staff, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and bring creativity to the preparation and production of quality food.

Westgate Hill Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks including DBS clearance, two satisfactory references, proof of qualifications and an occupational health check will be required before appointment.

Further details and an application pack can be found on our website

Completed applications should be returned via email to

Closing date: Monday 19 March 2018
Interview date: Friday 23 March 2018


  19 Mar 2018

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