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Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship in Abingdon Sodexo - Abingdon School

We have an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to join our team as a Commis Chef in a prestigious independent school.

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Closing date: 05 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    40 hours per week £9.50 per hour £9.50 x 40hrs x 39.65 weeks = £15,960.00

  • Working week

    5 day working week, 40 hours (7:30am to 4pm)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 Weeks

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

At Sodexo, we are passionate about food, our talented chefs use their passion to create beautiful dishes with the finest ingredients.

We are looking for someone to join our team and deliver a premium standard of food and hospitality service within Abingdon School/ Abingdon Prep School.

Our aim is to create an environment where Abingdon School/ Abingdon Prep School are noted as one of UK’s best independent schools. It’s important to remain resilient within the work place at peak times of the year.

You will need to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment and be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adhere to and ensure compliance with Sodexo’s Child Protection Policy Statement at all times.

Whilst in the kitchen you will be assisting with the preparation of food service areas ready for daily and hospitality services. You will assist with cleaning of all work areas after service periods to ensure cleaning schedules are completed accurately. Uniform and personal hygiene standards must be adhered to at all times.

At Sodexo we promote an inclusive working environment for staff, colleagues and students. You will be expected to be compliant with company and statutory regulations for provision of COSHH within the workplace. We ask that you attend meetings and training courses as required, report any health and safety instances to line manager, or take action if possible and report any feedback to the line manager.

Daily tasks will include:

  • Cooking and preparing food on the hot section.
  • Working in the pastry room.
  • Filling in due diligence records.
  • Preparing the salad bar.
  • Cleaning and waste management.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Sodexo will help you to unleash your potential, providing you with a pathway to further opportunities and development for your career ahead


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

8 hours per day 40 hours per week 38 weeks per year Working Hours: 07:30am – 16.00pm Rate of pay: £9.50 per hour 4 weeks holiday £9.50 x 40hrs x 39.65 wks = £15,960.00 £15,960.00/ 12 = £1,330.00 Equal Payments per month

About the employer

You will be employed by a company named Sodexo, we are the 18th largest employer in the world and are worldwide. There is huge opportunities to further your career with Sodexo. The school we are employed by is a prestigious high end private school.


Sodexo - Abingdon School


Park Road


OX14 1DE

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

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Closing date: 05 Sep 2022