Expired on: Oct 10, 2022
Location: Woodkirk Academy (with remit to work across the Trust as required)
Hours: 30 hours per week - term time only plus 8 days (48 hours)
Salary: £13467 actual salary (Pending Pay Review)
Category: Permanent
Closing Date: 10 October 2022 @ 9am

Leodis Academies Trust is a successful Multi Academy Trust with five schools in the South Leeds area. As part of our continued growth we have an immediate opportunity for a Cook to join the catering team. Reporting to the Trust’s Catering Manager and serving as an integral part to the central catering team, you will assist in the preparation, production and delivery of a high-quality catering service.

Who are we looking for?

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wishes to join a growing catering team predominately based at Woodkirk Academy. We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced cook to help with the production of high-volume meals working with centrally developed standardised menus. Using your experience of working efficiently within a team, you will ensure the cleanliness of kitchen areas and equipment and that Health and Hygiene regulations are adhered to.

At Leodis Academies Trust we pride ourselves on our collaborative approach to working together. We look for individuals who can contribute to this and make a difference to the academies that form our Trust. In return for joining us as our Cook we can offer:

  • An opportunity to use your skills and knowledge to make a real difference to the children within our community, whilst working within a school that fosters positivity and care.
  • Access to an expanding range of lifestyle benefits including Simply Health cash plan, free flu vaccinations and a cycle to work scheme.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Free parking on site.
  • A wide range of possibilities to develop as a professional, with access to job related learning and development opportunities across the Trust.

All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, two references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS), medical clearance and provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK and evidence of qualifications.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For a discussion about the Cook role please contact Chris Hulme (Catering Manager) on 0113 887 3600, or you can contact our HR Department on 0113 340 0036 or by email

Further information about the role, including a job description and person specification, this can be found in the Job Information Pack at the top of this page.

How to apply 

To apply for this role please complete the application form and return it to  If you have any difficulties with this, please contact 0113 340 0036.

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