Job Opportunities

Are you interested in a job in catering? We are always on the lookout for friendly and enthusiastic people to work for us in our Primary and Secondary Schools. Here are examples of the type of posts we regularly have available.

Kitchen assistant

You will help to prepare and serve meals, setting up the dining areas and wash up. These are ideal roles for people who can work effectively as part of a team, have a flexible approach to work and who can communicate effectively with staff and pupils. You must have a knowledge of basic food hygiene principles.

Cook supervisor

You will be responsible for the general supervision of the kitchen and staff, including cooking, serving of meals and cleaning. You will also complete administration work in relation to the running of the kitchen. You must have large scale catering experience backed up by NVQ Level 2 or an equivalent level of experience, together with the ability to lead and motivate a team and have an adaptable, flexible approach to work. You will need skills to communicate effectively with staff and customers.

Relief assistant

This job enables you to work in different schools and meet more people. It is a great way to learn the ropes whilst waiting for a permanent position to become available. This job is similar to that of a kitchen assistant.

To see the full range of vacancies with Derbyshire County Council please contact our jobs hotline on 08456 058058 or visit the council's website.