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Centre Cook

Date: 26-Feb-2019


Company: Goodstart Early Learning

Centre Cook – Huntley Street, Alexandria


Goodstart is Australia’s largest early learning provider.  As a not–for–profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. Our people are our foundation, together we are working to ensure children have the learning, development and wellbeing outcomes they need for school and life.


We’re looking for a talented centre cook to join the team at Goodstart Huntley Street, to plan and prepare a nutritious and exciting menu for the children attending the centre.


Our Centre


Huntley Street Early Learning is an architecturally designed centre, built by the City of Sydney to provide much-needed early childhood care and education in the inner suburbs of Sydney.  Catering for up to 80 children, from 6 weeks to 5 years, the centre offers affordable early learning with long day hours from 7am – 6pm.


Children at the centre have access to stimulating early childhood learning experiences and curriculum developed and delivered by experienced and qualified teachers. Programs will be designed to foster each child’s individual needs and interests.


The Preschool Program for children from 3 – 5 years is delivered by degree qualified Teachers and supported by the expertise of the Goodstart Early Learning national network.



Your Role


  • Experience required
  • Food Safety Handling certificate
  • Working with Children Check clearance (NSW)
  • Part Time 30 hours per week
  • Roster can be either 7.30am - 1.30pm, OR 8.00am - 2.00pm Monday to Friday




  • Support the health and wellbeing of the children through planning and preparing nutritious meals and snacks
  • Prepare meals to meet the needs of children with special dietary requirements and allergies
  • Order food supplies in consultation with centre director
  • Ensure safe and hygienic storage, handling and preparation of food and drinks
  • Work as part of a team to create a safe, caring and educational place for children


The Benefits


  • Competitive award wages
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Supportive and friendly team
  • Child care discounts
  • Comprehensive induction and training programme
  • Professional development
  • Career pathways and opportunities


If you hold a Food Handling and Menu Planning certificate, and have experience cooking meals within a child care centre or similar environment, then we’d love to meet you!


Goodstart is committed to child safety, with a zero tolerance of child abuse, and expect all our employees to reflect this commitment. Should you strive to uphold and reflect these values then we would love to hear from you!


To apply for the role please ‘Apply Now’ #gsICS

Posting Notes: ALEXANDRIA, SYDNEY || NSW || Australia (AU) || NSW & ACT - Region 20 || || No Early Childhood Qualification || Part-Time

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