Nursery Cook

Job Description

Are you a skilled chef with a passion for preparing nutritious and delicious meals for children? We are seeking a Nursery Chef to work in our charming nursery in Harrogate, HG3.


  • Meal Preparation: Arrive at the school by 9:00 AM to prepare and cook meals. Please note that our kitchen is equipped with a hot trolley and two hot plates, but there is no conventional oven.
  • Lunch Service: Serve meals for the nursery, which typically starts at 12:00 PM. On average, there are 10-13 children daily for this session.
  • Main School Lunch: Starting from 12:30 PM, serve an additional 55-60 meals to the main school children. Each day, there are three menu choices already selected by the children, listed on an Excel spreadsheet.
  • Cleaning and Washing Up: After lunch concludes at 1:00 PM, clean the hall, tables, and floor. Wash up plates, pans, cutlery, and tidy the kitchen.


  • Applicants must have an enhanced DBS checked for child barring
  • Previous experience as a chef preferred

Pay Rate and working hours:

  • £12.00paye
  • Paid every Friday
  • Monday to Friday 09:00 till 14:00

If you are a capable chef with experience in managing a school kitchen and enjoy providing nutritious meals to children, we encourage you to apply for this role. Or call our office on 01248 668700 and ask for Ioan or Genna.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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