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Somerset & Lockyer


  • 494434
  • Somerset & Lockyer
  • Cook
  • Fixed Term Part Time
  • $53,960.71 - $56,275.63 + Super (pro rata)
  • Commencing January 2023 Part Time Fixed Term position to December 2023
  • 5 hours per day, 5 days per week

Where Every Child Flourishes 

C&K is a not-for-profit organisation which is recognised as one of Queensland's leading bodies in the Early Childhood and Education sector. Since 1907, the organisation has grown and developed its social purpose agenda and now educates children in 360 centres comprised of both Childcare Centres and Kindergartens.

At C&K Tara Childcare Centre we offer quality education and care for children from birth to 5 years, including an approved kindergarten programme for children in the year before they attend school. We provide before school care, after school care and vacation care for children aged from 5 to 12 years. 

C&K Tara Childcare Centre is currently looking for a professional and experienced Fixed term part time Cook to join their team. Ideally you will have experience in the Early Childhood sector or relevant experience in preparing meals and snacks for large numbers, and a well-developed understanding of children's nutritional and dietary requirements by maintaining high standard of hygiene.

Our Centre boasts a fully equipped galley style kitchen that overlooks the playground and gives you not only the ability to interact with the children and show off your kitchen skills, all while supporting their little tummies with delicious, nutritious meals and snacks.

Joining us will bring you:

  • Unrivalled Support: Join a welcoming and collaborative team committed to providing you all the training, learning and support you need to grow your skills and knowledge! We want you to evolve and grow within our team.
  • Wellbeing: Access our comprehensive support services like our Employee Assistance Program.

Joining our Family

Whether you are an experienced early childhood professional, studying or newly graduated and want to join Queensland’s leading provider and be set up for an amazing career journey, we are excited to speak to you! You will be energetic, fun and committed to supporting and guiding children’s learning and development.

Ideally you will have the following:

  • Cert IV in Commercial Cookery - Desirable
  • Quality Food Supervisor Certificate – Desirable
  • Previous experience in cooking for young children within a large commercial kitchen - Desirable
  • Knowledge and experience in menu planning for dietary and nutritional requirements
  • Current Paid Blue Card or willingness to obtain

C&K is committed to an inclusive workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.  

All C&K employees are required to undergo background checks which includes a police check. Also, all C&K employees will need to have obtained their 1st and 2nd vaccinations for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

If you are excited to join the C&K family, Apply Now!


Location: Tara, QLD

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