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Childcare Cook – Ferny Grove QLD

Childcare Cook
Creative Play – Ferny Grove Childcare Centre
Part-time Position  (Monday to Friday availability) 

We are looking for someone who: 

  • Values the importance of children’s health and nutrition
  • Has a vibrant energy and is an uplifting team player.
  • Is looking for a fun and meaningful career.

About the Role:

As a Cook you will be required to plan and prepare, in consultation with the Service Manager, a menu for all children which is nutritional, well balanced and suited to the dietary needs of the children.  Our menu’s incorporate a variety of cultural backgrounds and are reflective of nutritional and allergy guidelines, allowing young bodies to thrive both mentally and physically.

Creative Play Ferny Grove Child Care Centre is a warm and welcoming childcare centre that provides the highest quality care and education for our children and their families. Conveniently located on the corner of Hogarth and McGinn Road in Ferny Grove, our centre is close to public transport and within walking distance from the Ferny Grove Shopping Centre. We have neighboring schools such as Ferny Grove State and Ferny Grove State High school.

What you’ll need:

  • Food Handling Certificate and Food Supervisor Certificate
    Certificate III or Diploma in Children’s Services would also be highly regarded
  • Current & Valid Working with Children Check
  • First Aid and CPR certificates including Asthma and Anaphylaxis training
  • Experience in Menu planning, budgeting, stock ordering & control
  • Experience in dietary and allergy safe requirements.
  • Previous experience cooking in childcare services required

The Sparrow Benefits:

  • Financial Satisfaction:  We pay above Award rate.
  • Generous incentives:  up to 95% Childcare Discount for all staff*, Paid Birthday leave*, access to rewarding Referral Programs.
  • Continuous Learning:  We’ re here to help you thrive.  Your satisfaction and progression is our priority.  Expand your knowledge at any time through The Learning Studio, our online learning platform.
  • Recognition:  We reward for outstanding efforts with our monthly National and Service based recognition programs
  • Support:  You’ll received support from within the Service as well as from the state leadership team and the National Support Office.
  • Culture:  We love Team Building Celebrations!  Sparrow is more than a workplace. When joining Sparrow, you will become part of the family. We nurture a warm and inclusive culture where everybody feels valued and finds joy in coming to work each day.

At Sparrow Early Learning we are a professional early childhood education team dedicated to creating quality, child-led learning programs where children feel valued and safe. Our guiding principles are to Inspire, Nurture and Grow. We adopt a holistic approach to children’s learning through our Reggio Emilia inspired environments, rituals, and experiences.

We review applications as they are submitted. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible for your best chance to progress to the next stage of the process.

At Sparrow, we are an equal opportunity employer that is proud of our inclusive and diverse work environment.

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