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Assistant Cook

27.5hrs per week – Grade 2 (10-13) £16,863 – £17,391 pro-rata


An exciting opportunity exists within our Academy at Dene House Primary for an Assistant Cook to join our school meals team in our in-house kitchen.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who will be able to:

  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of our pupils.
  • Demonstrate the highest standards of conduct, hygiene and service.
  • Support the Cook to plan, order, prepare and service high quality school meals
  • Have regard for health and safety.
  • Attend and contribute to whole school CPD / training.
  • Show a commitment to working collaboratively within our Trust.

For more information about the school please visit  Visits to school are actively encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Mrs Hood Office Manager on 0191 586 2937.

The successful applicant will be available to take up their new post in early September 2018.

Closing date for applications is noon on 22 July 2018.  The selection process will consist of a structured panel interview that is expected to take place in week commencing 30 July 2018 in school.

Tudhoe Learning Trust and Dene House Primary School are committed to providing opportunity for all and creating a balanced and diverse workforce that represents the communities, we serve.  Applications from all communities are positively welcomed.  Applicants who identify themselves as disabled will receive an interview provided they meet minimum criteria.  This role is subject to The Childcare Act 2006 and The Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009 therefore any offer of employment will be subject to a Disqualification by Association Declaration being made prior to taking up appointment.  The Trust is committed to promoting the welfare of and safeguarding all children in its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to satisfactory references and you will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS.

For more information about the role, school or Trust please contact Debbie Turnbull, Head of School or Mrs Kimberley Ivory, Trust HR Manager at

Applications must be completed fully on a Trust application form (see below) and should be returned to Mrs Kimberley Ivory at

Governance Roles

We are always interested to hear from anyone who is interested in supporting us through our Governance structure.  If you have relevant experience, qualification or expertise in education or a profession then please contact us.  You can find a Governance Application Form here Trust Governance Application Form and our Governor Code of Conduct can be found here Trust Code of Conduct for Governance 2017-2018 and details of our Governor induction process can be found here Governors Induction Policy.

Please contact Mrs Kimberley Ivory, HR Manager at  for more information about recruitment at Tudhoe Learning Trust.

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