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  • Salary Range: Starting Salary £19,233
  • Closing Date: Sunday, 20 June 2021
  • Hours: Full time (37 hours)
  • Contract: Permanent

Job Description


Starting Salary £19,233 per annum

Located at Stansted Airport College and Harlow College

37 Hours a week



About the team

You should share our passion for delivering the very best service and exciting fresh and nutritious food on a daily basis - It all starts with enjoyment; great tasting, healthy food that students look forward to and really love!

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative chef to join our team.  This is a permanent position and is well suited to an individual that is looking for a role that is purely week days with no evenings but has experience of preparing fresh food in a high volume kitchen.

The successful candidate will be required to ensure that all food is freshly produced and to the very highest standard, and it goes without saying that all health, safety and food hygiene requirements are met and complied with.

What we are looking for

  • A fun person who enjoys and takes the job seriously
  • Ambitious in wanting to provide the best service
  • An eye for detail and pride in your team’s ability to deliver consistently
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Have a passion and commitment to provide good customer service
  • Have a flexible and positive approach
  • Have excellent communication skills with a good level of spoken and written English

We are particularly interested in candidates who have proven experience and have a level 3 chef qualification. HACCP Compliant.

What we can offer

The successful candidate can expect the college to provide a uniform, a meal on duty, fund any training required for the role, invest in their professional development and opportunities to further their career as well as an excellent benefits package including 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme and many more!

To apply

Please visit to download an application pack. Please ensure you return your Equality and Diversity form along with your application form, as your application will not be progressed without it.

Still unsure if this is the right role for you?

Contact Stuart Smith on 01279 868 213 for an informal discussion.

Closing date for applications 20th June 2021

Interviews expected week of the 28th June 2021

Please note training for this role will take place at our Harlow College campus.

How to Apply

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Download the application pack and return your completed application form to HR Services:

  • HR Services, Harlow College, Velizy Avenue, Town Centre, Harlow CM20 3EZ
  • Tel: 01279 868169
  • email:

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