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Centre Cook

Date: 10-Jan-2019


Company: Goodstart Early Learning

Centre Cook – Paralowie – Byron Bay Drive

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 Paralowie – Byron bay Drive to plan and prepare a nutritious and exciting menu for the children attending the service.


Our centre

  • 75 place centre
  • Operating hours 6.30am to 6.30pm, Monday to Friday
  • Situated in Adelaide’s North, located between Mawson Lakes and Salisbury. Situated right next door to Bethany Christian School.
  • The service has a parent committee meeting running at the centre on a bi-monthly basis for the last four years. This is an essential part of their success as it gives families the opportunity to get a real insight into the day to day working of the centre.


Your role

  • Immediate Start
  • Cooking/Kitchen experience required – Commercial Cookery qualifications desirable. Food Handlers certificate essential
  • 25 hours per week - Mon-Fri 8.30am to 1.30pm
  • Providing morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea



  • 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!


Candidates will be reviewed and invited to interview as applications are received and we may remove this advertisement as soon as suitable individuals have been sourced



To apply for the role please ‘Apply Now’ or to review the role PD please Click Here. #gsICS

For further information please contact Samantha Connor on 08 8139 7111.


Posting Notes: PARALOWIE, ADELAIDE || SA || Australia (AU) || SA & NT - Region 40 || || No Early Childhood Qualification || Part-Time

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