Head Chef

Closing date:
Up to £30,000
Wiltshire / Oxfordshire
Pinewood School


Job description

Head Chef

Pinewood School seeks to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Head Chef to join our Catering Department for Spring 2018.

The School is set in 84 acres of rolling countryside on the border between Wiltshire and Oxfordshire, only a few miles outside of Swindon, and offers day and boarding school for over 400 boys and girls aged 3-13.

With an extensive renovation and expansion of the Kitchen and Servery area due to take place in 2018 this is an exciting time to join the Catering team.  There are opportunities to bring fresh ideas and innovation to the menus both for the daily food provided to pupils and staff and also for the regular hospitality events which the school hosts.

This is a full-time role during term-time (approximately 35 weeks per year) plus an additional 10 days per annum to be worked at times to be agreed and 4 weeks of paid holiday making a total of 41 paid weeks per year.

Salary Scale:        £26,000 - £30,000 (full time equivalent)

                              £22,037 - £25,428 (actual salary based on 41 paid weeks per year)



Supporting document

JS Head Chef Nov 17.doc

How to apply

For a detailed job description and application form please visit our website.

Applications must be made on the Pinewood School Application Form or they will not be considered.

  • Deadline for applications: Monday 15th January 2018
• Interview date: w/c 22nd January 2018
• Start date: Monday 19th February 2018 or as soon as possible after this date

Pinewood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.