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Head Chef & Food Educator


36 hours per week

(7.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m. Monday – Wednesday and

7.30 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. Thursday & Friday)

Required for 1st September 2021

Scale SO1 (Point 24) £27,741 plus London Weighting £1,978.

52 weeks per year


The Role:

We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational Head Chef & Food Educator with a passion for quality produce and nutritional development to run our school kitchen.  You will have the opportunity to transform our school lunch provision to provide fresh, tasty, exciting and nutritious food for our children, staff and the local community. 


You will be responsible for training and upskilling a small team of kitchen staff and developing a food led curriculum to be delivered to our children.  We understand that good food can have a huge impact on a child’s development, learning and their future health – we need you to educate the children so they learn where their food comes from and how to make healthy choices! 


You will have a unique opportunity to shape and deliver an entirely new vision for school food at Mitchell Brook Primary School.  The right individual will have an exciting opportunity to allow their creativity to transform the meal delivery and food education of the school.


We Offer:

A dynamic hub of creativity and innovation where the staff have the opportunity to develop amongst like-minded individuals.  We are a large school and pride ourselves on the family atmosphere which supports individual innovation and team collaboration.


You Need to Be:

  • Passionate about effectively changing the eating habits of children and teach them to make informed positive choices regarding nutrition
  • Resilient and up for any challenge
  • Willing to go the extra mile
  • Racially literate
  • An effective an active team member

Closing Date: 30th July 2021

Interviews will take place w/c 2nd August 2021

If you wish to discuss the post with someone, please email

Application forms are available to download from our website

Only short listed candidates will be contacted and references will be taken up prior to interview.

Mitchell Brook Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement all elements of the safer recruitment process and all posts are subject to pre-employment checks. References will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

Mitchell Brook Primary School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation.



Mitchell Brook Primary School

Bridge Road

Neasden, London NW10 9BX

Headteacher:  Theresa Landreth



10 hours per week (3.30 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.)

Required as soon as possible

Scale 1 (Point 1) £17,842 plus London Weighting £1,978.

(Actual salary £4,956.11 plus LW £549.44) - 52 weeks per year


We need outstanding cleaners to join our team of cleaning staff. You will be required to provide a high standard of cleaning, maintain a clean and hygienic school environment.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of working as a Cleaner
  • Be a good team player
  • NVQ Level 2 in English Language or equivalent
  • The ability to communicate effectively with children and school staff orally.
  • The ability to work well under pressure, motivation, enthusiasm, commitment, stamina and energy
  • Ability to gain knowledge of health and safety procedures and precautions and COSHH regulations
  • Have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills


Experience of working in an educational environment would be an advantage


We offer:

  • Fantastic working environment
  • Super staff that care about the whole school community
  • Excellent CPD opportunities for all staff
  • Commitment to staff well being


Please send completed application form to for the attention of SONIA STERLING


Mitchell Brook School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children.


Closing date: rolling applications until posts are filled