Nursery Chef – Deanery Road (8-5pm)

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  • Full Time
  • E15 4LP
  • Deanery Road Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 hours a week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 3 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 hours a week
  • Salary: £20,400-£23,000
  • Qualification: Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2
  • Location: 22 Deanery Road
    Stratford
    London
    E15 4LP

  • Bus Routes: UEL Stratford Campus (Stop MR) /Water Lane University Of East London (Stop MK)/Water Lane University Of East London (Stop MS)
  • Stations: Stratford Underground Station

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 recruiting an ambitious and passionate Chef to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis. Your role will include planning and designing menus as well as preparing nutritionally well-balanced meals for children from 6 months to 5 years of age.

Job Requirements

  • Food Hygiene level 2 or equivalent
  • Good hygiene practices
  • Ability to assess all stages of the food preparation process in accordance with HACCP
  • Knowledge of children’s dietary requirements
  • Working effectively as part of a team
  • Work within the budget and keeping neat and accurate records of purchases and money spent
  • Experience of preparing/cooking food in a child care setting is highly desirable

Working at Deanery Road Nursery and Pre-School

Total capacity of nursery: 104

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

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Staff Benefits

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:
• Make a difference to the children who need it the most
• Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector
• 50% off of childcare
• £750 refer a friend bonus
• Up to 25 days annual leave and plus bank holidays.
• Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
• 10% GLL Gym discount
• 7% employer contribution towards pension
• Guaranteed salary increases after probation
• Overtime pay
• Annual travel loan
• Free life assurance
• Access to our work life support services
• Flexible working
• Access to LEYF social events; New Year’s Awards ceremony, Annual Conference and Summer BBQ

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.

Location

Address: 22 Deanery Road
Stratford
London
E15 4LP

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