Chef Assistant – Children’s Garden Nursery & Pre-School

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  • Part Time
  • E16 2RD
  • Children’s Garden Nursery & Pre-School
  • 11-4pm (25 hours per week)

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 1 week ago
  • Hours: 11-4pm (25 hours per week)
  • Salary: £9.50ph
  • Qualification: Unqualified or above
  • Location: UEL 4-6 University Way
    Docklands Campus
    London
    E16 2RD
  • Bus Routes: Cyprus (Stop Q)/Strait RoadEast Ham Manor Way (Stop R)
  • Stations: Cyprus DLR Station, Beckton Park DLR Station, Gallions Reach DLR Station, Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

Job Description

We are thrilled to announce 3 new nurseries have joined the LEYF family! Located in the London Borough of Newham, they will be the first LEYF nurseries in the area.

Situated between Hackney and Barking and Dagenham, transport links are great around the Stratford area. You can even see the London City Airport runway from one of the nurseries! The closest stations include Plaistow, Cyprus, and Stratford.

This is an exciting time for LEYF! During the pandemic, we have remained open for business as usual.  We are delighted to be in a position to expand into the Newham area.  As a result, we have several opportunities for early years professionals to join us as we expand into our twelfth borough.

We offer competitive salaries, attractive benefits, and a wealth of development opportunities as you would expect from an established, highly regarded, award-winning early years provider.

We are seeking a Chef assistant to join a tight-knit team in Newham. Our Chef assistants will work alongside the nursery chef to help supply the children with healthy and nutritious meals and snacks throughout the day.

Job Requirements

To champion LEYF’s values and advocate our mission to save the world, one child, at a time.

To encourage a supportive team atmosphere and the ability to work together in a positive and compassionate way.

  • To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.
  • To be dedicated to achieving the highest standard of education and care
  • Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.
  • A child centered approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate

Working at Children’s Garden Nursery & Pre-School

• The Nursery consists of a aby room, a toddler and a preschool room all leading to a beautiful garden area
• Total capacity of Nursery: 45
• Opening times: 8am – 6pm
• The nursery benefits from a bright and spacious space

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Awaiting Report

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Staff Benefits

We know it's our team that makes LEYF great. When you join us as a permanent member of staff, you will enjoy many benefits:

• Pay competitive with the sector
• 50% discount on nursery fees (pro-rata)
• 7% pension contribution
• A minimum of 23 days’ annual leave per year (up to 36 days) including 8 Bank Holidays, plus 3 days over Christmas
• Sick pay entitlement (after 6 months’ service)

• Paid overtime
• Refer a friend bonus (up to £550)
• Maternity, paternity & shared parental leave entitlement (after 2 years’ service)
• Up to 5 days' special leave entitlement
• Access to LEYF’s training academy and MY LEYF online learning platform - 8 days’ paid training per year
• 10% GLL gym discount
• Tea and coffee
• MY LEYF modules on meditation, mindfulness and mental wellbeing
• Employee Assistance Programme; support and counselling and advice on financial and legal issues
• Eligibility for a hardship fund grant 

• Season pass loan

• Cycle to work scheme
• Discounts on shopping with Employee Purchase Programme
• Invitations to LEYF social events - Summer Conference, BBQ, Christmas Party, Awards.

Career Progression

At LEYF we aim to promote 50% of our leaders from within and nurture our staff to help them progress in their careers.
Each person who joins the LEYF family will work with their Manager to create a development plan. If you aspire to become a manager or you want to be the best you can be in your role, LEYF, using our coaching and mentoring approach, coupled with our famous LEYF Academy courses, will support your journey.

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Location

Address: UEL 4-6 University Way
Docklands Campus
London
E16 2RD

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