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Commis Chef Apprentice Step Academy Trust

General kitchen duties to assist in the production and serving of meals in academy and maintaining a high standard of kitchen hygiene.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 2:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Job Title STEP Assistant Cook
Responsible to STEP Academy Cook

  • Responsible for Kitchen Assistants
  • The cooking of traditional and light meals
  • Service of food to children and academy staff
  • Washing dinner trays/cutlery either by hand or machine
  • Cleaning of equipment, surfaces and floors
  • Basic food preparation such as salads and sandwiches
  • Use of kitchen machinery, after appropriate training
  • Attending training sessions, possibly outside usual working day
  • Moving of furniture/food trolleys
  • Ordering stock
  • Promoting service in the academy & participating in special events
  • Deputising for manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Have a knowledge of food preparation
  • Be to lead and motivate staff
  • Demonstrate a willingness and enthusiasm for training and progression
  • Have an ability to read and complete simple instructions, such as cleaning rota, work rota, temperature and control sheets
  • Be able to communicate with all kitchen, staff and pupils
  • Display and maintain a high standard of personal hygiene
  • Able to encourage children to select a balanced meal
  • Display a commitment to the Trust’s equalities policies
  • Take charge of the kitchen and the catering staff in the absence of the cook

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

  • 5, A*-C/9-4 GCSEs or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Fulltime employment after completion of apprenticeship. 

About the employer

Our Academies are inclusive, with the highest academic standards; we will take children from all backgrounds and give them the knowledge, skills and confidence to flourish. The happiness, well-being and success of our pupils is at the centre of everything we do. 


Step Academy Trust


Mallinson Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Croydon College


Lashaunda Malcolm 02086865700

You will receive on the job training.

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 May 2022