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Centre Cook – New Gisborne


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 New Gisborne, to plan and prepare a nutritious and exciting menu for the children attending the centre.  


Our centre & the role

  • Welcoming and fun environment 
  • Established menus and processes to hit the ground running
  • 110 Place Centre ages from 0-5 years old
  • Part time 30 hours per week, 5 days Monday to Friday (no late nights)


About you

  • Valid Working with Children’s Check
  • Exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing
  • Strong communications skills, reliable and punctual



  • 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 we look to reflect this commitment in our employees. 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’ or to review the role PD please Click Here#gseducator 




Posting Notes: NEW GISBORNE, GISBORNE || VIC || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || No Early Childhood Qualification || Part-Time

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