Playhouse Community Nursery is looking for a talented Nursery chef with experience in promoting a healthy lifestyle within Early Years. The Nursery is located in the thriving Moonshot Centre in New Cross and has a warm and friendly staff team, utilising fantastic resources and outside spaces for the children.
The Chef will be responsible for the running of the kitchen and would provide excellent nutrition for all our children attending that setting. Our menus are designed to be diverse and enticing, using local produce and growing our own fruit and vegetables wherever possible.
Number of Rooms: 4 x Group rooms
Total capacity of Nursery: 51 place Nursery
Opening Times: 30AM -6.30PM
Description of outdoor space: Each room leads into separate garden space with play equipment
Friendly and caring staff
Age Range: 3months - 5years
OFSTED Rating: Good
We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:
• Make a difference to the children who need it the most
• Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector
• 50% off childcare costs
• £750 refer a friend bonus
• Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period
• Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
• 10% GLL Gym discount
• 7% employer contribution towards pension
• Guaranteed salary increase after probation
• Overtime pay
• Annual travel loan
• Free life assurance
• Access to our work life support services
• Access to LEYF social events; New Year’s Awards ceremony, Annual Conference and Summer BBQ
At LEYF we aim to promote 50% of our leaders from within and nurture our staff to help them progress in their careers.
Each person who joins the LEYF family will work with their Manager to create a development plan. If you aspire to become a manager or you want to be the best you can be in your role, LEYF, using our coaching and mentoring approach, coupled with our famous LEYF Academy courses, will support your journey.