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We are currently looking for a Chef to join our school in Welwyn.

The successful candidate will be working independently and under the guidance of the catering manager to ensure the provision of both the day-to-day food and beverage service for parents, staff, and children and catering for special events.

About Sherrardswood School
We are a small and friendly, co-educational school with an outstanding reputation for first-class care and education for children between the ages of 2 to 18 years. We have been educating and enriching the lives of young people for almost a century and are proud of our long history of academic excellence.
About the Position
  • Food preparation and cooking activities.
  • Food service activities
  • Observation of health, safety security, and hygiene in the kitchen.
  • The promotion of a caring environment and good inter-department relations
  • Part of this role will involve safeguarding responsibilities including the reporting of any safeguarding concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Team
About you
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong sense of awareness and willingness to learn
  • Is well presented

Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent

Working Pattern: 7am to 2:30pm, Monday to Friday, All year round

Salary: Commensurate on experience

Application Closing Date: 27th June 2022

Start Date: Immediate start available

If you would like to find out more about this role, please read our Job Description.



To apply for this role please complete this Application Form and return the completed form to


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check and references, costs covered by the school. We are an equal opportunities employer. Sherrardswood School has been providing nurturing and focused education for boys and girls since 1928.