Cook (Food Services Attendant)

Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Hospitality & Tourism
Posted 5d ago

Food Services Assistant (Cook)

This is a casual position working approx. 15 to 20 hours per week. The usual daily span of hours will be Monday to Friday, ranging from 7am to 4pm. Upon commencement, this position will be required in our College Cafeteria as well as in the Early Learning Centre (Little Beacons). This role is due to commence January 2022.

We work on a flexible roster and your hours can be negotiated with the Food Services Manager.  Additional hours will be required for events/functions outside the ordinary hours of employment and may include evenings and/or weekends as necessary.

The position takes direction from and reports to the Food Services Supervisor (Head Chef)


The salary for this position is Level 1 with an hourly rate of $31.77 per hour.


The two main areas of work are summarised below:

College Cafeteria Food Services  

Beaconhills’ Food Services team has been created to deliver the College vision for great food to its canteens, boardrooms, events and outdoor education programs.  We are seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and passionate Cook (Food Service Attendant) to join our team and provide support and assistance within the Food Services department.


Little Beacons Food Services

The Early Learning Food Services Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting in planning, preparing and implementing a nutritionally well-balanced menu for children aged six months to five years. The successful candidate will ensure that these responsibilities are undertaken in an effective and efficient way while attending to the children’s preferences, cultural differences and dietary needs. The successful candidate will also assist with the planning and preparation of the Outside School Hours program menu.

You will be responsible for cleaning and tiding the kitchen in line with the standards of a Class 1 Facility.

The Food Services Assistant reports to and takes direction from the Food Services Supervisor, Food Services Manager and the Head of Administration, Little Beacons and is accountable to the Head of Campus and the Headmaster.

This is based at the Berwick Campus however may require travelling to our Pakenham Campus from time to time.


Please visit the careers section of our website to see the position description and selection criteria


Please contact the HR Team via with any queries.


Why Beaconhills?

Work in an inclusive community that values innovation, staff wellbeing, community service and sustainability. Enjoy the benefits of working at Beaconhills: 

  • Salary packaging available 
  • Free onsite parking
  • Onsite child care (with possible salary sacrificing available) 
  • Onsite gym
  • Both Campuses located close to the Monash Freeway 
  • Join one of the largest solar-powered schools in Australia – we have 360kW of solar power now operating and 40% of our school is powered by electricity sourced from renewable solar 
  • Help us achieve our goal of being zero waste to landfill by 2030 



Applications should include:

  • A PDF file of your cover letter that addresses your suitability to the listed position description 
  • A PDF file of your curriculum vitae detailing your qualifications and experience
  • Contact details of three professional referees.


Applications close Wednesday 1 December at 9am however all applications will be reviewed upon receipt and we encourage early applications. 


Equal Opportunity and Child Safety Statement

Beaconhills College has zero tolerance for child abuse.  Beaconhills is a child safe employer and is committed to the welfare of children and their protection.

Beaconhills has systems to protect children from abuse, and will take all allegations and concerns very seriously and respond to them consistently, in line with our policies and procedures.

All potential employees and volunteers will be required to comply with the College’s Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct, which are available on its website. Beaconhills performs thorough assessments of potential and existing employees in accordance with the legislated Child Safe Standards. The assessments will be used to ascertain whether the potential or existing employee is a fit and proper person and is suitable for work in a school environment and in the position applied for or held.  The screening process includes, but is not limited to, Criminal Records Checks, Working with Children Checks and checks of social media accounts.

Beaconhills College is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity principles and is committed to the principles of merit-based selection, equity, diversity and procedural fairness in our recruitment process.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply for all positions at Beaconhills College.


Vaccination Statement

It is a requirement of all staff members of Beaconhills College to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine that has been registered or provisionally registered by the Therapeutic Goods Administration or has been approved by a comparable overseas regulator, as determined by the Therapeutic Goods Administration under regulation 16DA93) of the Therapeutic Goods Regulation 1990 of the Commonwealth by the 29 November 2021. Staff members must have received their second dose by 29 November 2021 (where applicable) unless they have a valid medical exemption. Proof of vaccination status or an original certified copy of a valid medical exemption will be required as part of the employment offer process.


Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?

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