Cook, Qualified Full Time Temporary - Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School

$871 weekly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School, Calala Lane, Calala NSW, Australia
  • 10 Sep, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Other

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job Category: Schools | SASS GSE
Job Location: Regional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW
Job Reference Number: 00008HBN
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: The weekly rate for this position is $871.10 per week. Salary package includes employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading. Salary will be pro-rata for part time.
Contact: 02 67 648 610 - Julie Mathews
Closing Date: 24/09/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Peel
Staffing Area: Tamworth
School Name: Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information

The NSW Department of Education provides, funds and regulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondary school, delivering world-class education through its public schools and providing funding support to non-government schools. We employ, develop and support teachers, leaders and other staff to deliver the best outcomes for students and to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

About the Role

To be successful in the role you will need to have strong planning and prioritising skills and good communication skills to enable you to work effectively with others. Within this role, you will work independently and within a team environment.

You will perform a range of tasks including general cooking duties, preparation of standard meals, baking and pastry cooking. You will supervise kitchen staff and ensure that food preparation equipment is cleaned and maintained.

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Talent Pool

A talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool is a group of candidates who have undergone an assessment process and have been identified as suitable for this role or similar roles for a period of 12 months. Being part of a talent pool means that you may be considered for ongoing or temporary employment for a range of similar roles. This offers exciting opportunities for you to gain a wide range of experiences to build your public service career.

Special Notes

This is a temporary fulltime appointment for a period of up to 12 months with the possibility of an extension, and has the potential for ongoing employment in the future. An advantage of the role is that shifts are normally completed by 7:00pm, allowing staff to be home at a reasonable time each night.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role please apply online and attach a covering letter (max 2 pages) and your resume (max 5 pages) which clearly details how your capabilities, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of this role. It is a requirement that you include the name and contact details of two referees.

You must answer both targeted questions which should be included in your cover letter.

We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description in your answer, so please develop your responses with this in mind.

Note: it is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online via iworkfor.nsw No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.

If you are successfully progressed to interview, you will be required to provide your proof of identity information and complete a CRIMTRAC declaration. As this is a child-related position, you will also be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit

Targeted Question 1
Provide an example of how you have used effective communication with your work colleagues to ensure delivery of tasks within a limited time frame (max 300 words)

Targeted Question 2
Explain your understanding of the nutritional requirements for students in a boarding school environment? (max 300 words)


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

24 Sep, 2021