Cook (BestStart Taita)

BestStart Educare

Join a fun team right in the heart of the Taita community! We're looking for an experienced Cook to provide nutritious meals for our children.

We‘re looking for an experienced Cook to join our fun, close-knit team at BestStart Taita working 8.30am – 4pm Monday to Friday.
The Cook role is an integral part of our team and we’re looking for someone that can demonstrate the necessary skills to plan, prepare and cook healthy nutritious meals and snacks for our children. You will be cooking for up to 87 children aged from birth to 5 years, so the ability to think fast on your feet in a busy kitchen is essential!
What are we looking for in our centre Cook?
  • A passion for providing delicious meals to a Healthy Heart standards
  • Kitchen management and menu-planning experience
  • Confidence in budgeting and ordering groceries online
  • A recognised food safety qualification is preferred
  • Experience in a similar environment working with food allergies and preferences would be a real bonus
  • Someone who is caring, personable loves to work with children!
Our centres are licensed to MPI Food Safety Standards, so an ability to complete your work in a clean and tidy standard and to undertake all the necessary compliance documentation is essential.  
We have a wonderful garden area for someone who has green fingers and would like to be able to grow their own veges and herbs – and share this learning with the children! We also offer great benefits including childcare discount.  
To apply, please click “apply now” and submit your CV and Cover Letter outlining why you are your ideal Cook!