Cook (BestStart Everglade Preschool)

BestStart Educare

We are looking for an energetic, and passionate individual to join our ECE centre as our new cook. A fabulous opportunity to work with children!

Do you have a passion for cooking?
Do you have a vibrant personality and are looking for a new challenge?
Then BestStart Everglade Preschool sounds like the perfect centre for you.

You will be multi-siting in this role and will cook for both BestStart Everglade Preschool and BestStart Everglade Babies, with a combined license for 70 children.

With a 4 year ERO return and a Gold healthy heart award, we are a great centre to be part of. This role will involve you providing fresh, nutritious and delicious meals every day - including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. You'll need to be organised and energetic and have an excellent knowledge of foods that promote good nutrition and healthy eating.
To be successful in this position you will have the following attributes:
  • Enjoy cooking and baking
  • Work to tight deadlines with flexibility
  • Understanding of allergies and special dietary requirements
  • Meticulous hygiene standards
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Passionate about promoting healthy eating in children
  • Enjoy being with children and able to lunch covers on the floor
  • Previous experience cooking for large groups is advantageous and a food handling or safety certificate is preferred.
This will be a part time role for 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
As a BestStart employee you will receive a competitive wage, childcare discounts, a uniform, extra sick days, healthcare insurance, training incentives and more.  We provide great learning and development opportunities for children and staff alike – we’re proud of our employees and are committed to providing teachers with professional development opportunities that further develop their skills, knowledge and careers.
If you believe you could be successful in this role, please click apply now!