Position Details

Reference Number 25243
Position Title Cook
Employment Type Permanent Part time
Centre Kindy Patch Largs
Hours of work (per week) 22.00
Position Summary
  • Career advancement opportunities available
  • Supportive and encouraging work environment
  • Develop your future with Australia’s leading provider of Early Childhood Education and Care

G8 Education is Australia’s leading name in providing the highest quality of Early Childhood Education and Care across 500 services nationally, including 24 prominent brands. We strive to deliver meaningful programs that shape our future leaders (our children) with innovative and creative teaching practices that encourage children to explore and discover.


Kindy Patch Largs, located a short drive from Maitland, has an exciting opportunity for a passionate Childcare Cook to join our close-knit team.


This role is being offered on a part-time basis, working 22 hours per week from 9am - 1.30pm daily. 


Kindy Patch Largs is a homely, unique centre located in a beautiful old church building. We are seeking a dedicated team member with the passion to provide healthy meal choices and to fuel our children. Our Centre is well equipped with resources and programs based on the Early Years Learning Framework curriculum, including a specialised Kindergarten program.

For further information and photos of this centre, please visit the website below:


Your skills and qualifications should include:

  • Holding relevant food handling certificates 
  • A current Working with Children Check 
  • Experience and passion for creating healthy children’s meals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • A bright and friendly personality
  • Strong time management skills 
  • The ability to work under pressure and adapt to change 

Your key priorities will be to:

  • Plan nutritionally balanced meals consisting of five-food groups over the course of the day
  • Preparation of meals, including but not limited to: morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and late snack
  • Periodically and seasonally review menu plans and submit to the Centre Manager for approval to ensure they adhere to centre budgets
  • Create menus on a 4 week rotation and display in an appropriate location within the centre
  • Ensure complete familiarity with special dietary needs of children within the centre
  • Maintain a high level of health & safety standards are maintained at all times

Our staff benefits are:

  • First Aid & CPR paid for annually
  • Competitive rates
  • A Health and Wellness program (Active8)
  • Annual complimentary flu shots
  • Up to 35% discount on Child Care 
  • Access to team member benefits and discounts including hotels, health insurance, gym memberships, and theme park admissions
  • Dedicated focus on professional development 
  • With over 500 centres nationwide, G8 Education can provide support and opportunities for career progression!

If you are ready for your next challenge and want to join a supportive working environment, please submit your application via ‘Apply Now’.


G8 Education is a committed advocate for child protection, safety & wellbeing. As an organisation, we have a zero tolerance to any form of child abuse or harm. The safety and well-being of children will always be our priority and we have an expectation that all of our team members embrace this shared commitment.


Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only. G8 Education reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible. 

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a current Working with Children’s Check?
Contact Person Emily McKay
Contact Number 07 5581 5488
Contact Email emily.mckay@g8education.edu.au
Closing Date 09/05/2019
Position Description
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