Guardian Childcare and Education Careers

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Full-time Permanent
Coromandel Valley, SA

Job no: 582087
Categories: Chef/Cook/Kitchen Hand
Posted: 22/03/2024 04:51 PM

Come for the food, stay for the smiles! ⭐

Would you like to use your skills and experience in planning and preparing delicious food, knowing that you’re supporting young children to learn, grow, and thrive? Guardian Childcare and Education Coromandel Valley are seeking an enthusiastic Centre Chef to join their team! 

Position Overview ⭐

As the Centre Chef / Cook at Guardian Coromandel Valley, it is your role to plan and prepare nutritious, well-presented, and appropriate meals and snacks for children within the Centre. You will be required to plan and display, in consultation with the Centre Manager, Educators, families and children, a menu for all children which is nutritional, well balanced, and suited to their individual dietary requirements. The Centre Manager will provide support to you, through one-to-one meetings, regular communication, suggestions, and feedback.
Opportunity ⭐

  • Develop a seasonal, nutritious menu that respects individual requirements regarding medical conditions, food preferences, and cultural considerations and ensures children’s health and wellbeing
  •  Ensure compliance with the National Quality Framework, that is the Education and Care Services and National Law and National Regulations, the National Quality Standard and the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Meet the relevant standards of the Food Standards Code in accordance with the requirements of the regulatory body in your state/territory
  • Adhere to all relevant Guardian Way Policies and Procedures
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with children, educators, families and the community
  • Contribute to the implementation of the Guardian Curriculum
  • Liaise with the Centre Manager to ensure families are notified as soon as possible of any changes to the menu 

To be considered, you will have:

  • Food Handling certificate
  • Food Safety Supervisor certificate is desirable.
  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or working towards (desirable)
  • Valid Working with Children’s Check 
  • An awareness of personal responsibilities under the current Child Protection Laws.

Apply now ⭐

Be inspired, be inspiring, and introduce us to the Creator in you. Apply now to join Guardian Childcare & Education.

Referrals ⭐

We offer referrals for Guardian employees so join us and bring a friend to refer and earn. For more details, visit:
Guardian Childcare & Education values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences strengthen our teams and help us grow. We are committed to providing a workplace where every person is valued, respected, and supported to progress.
We are also deeply committed to Reconciliation and creating an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People feel a strong sense of belonging and connection.
The safety and wellbeing of children will always be our top priority, Guardian Childcare & Education has a zero tolerance for any form of child abuse or harm.


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