SmartPlay Early Learners

Cook Chef

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Job posted at: 2024-07-16

About SmartPlay Early Learners

SmartPlay Early Learners in Caboolture, QLD, provides quality care and Christian education in a Long Day Care environment. The services provided include: 3 Year Old Program; 4 Year Old Kinder Program; Before & After School Care; and Vacation Care Program. 

About the role

If you are looking to join a vibrant and professional early learning team and are passionate about children with a love of healthy food and have some experience in catering, then SmartPlay has an exciting opportunity for you.

You will assist in planning a menu, purchasing and receiving goods, cooking meals in alignment with our Food Safety Program and Nutrition Australia. You will also work closely with the management team to be aware of dietary and medical requirements of children at the ELC and the OSHC, ensuring that meals are prepared in alignment with our Food Handling and Nutrition Policy.

Additional responsibilities may be allocated to the right person including planning, preparing, and attending special events held by the service and weekly cooking sessions with the children. 

This part-time position commences immediately.


About you

  • The Food Safety Supervisor Certificate is desirable and encouraged but not necessary upon employment.
  • You’ll be committed to upholding the ethos, culture and policies of SmartPlay Early Learners.
  • You’ll provide a child safe environment by committing to the Child Safety Policy and Code of Conduct.
  • You take initiative and leadership appropriate to your role and qualification.
  • You have a positive attitude and growth mindset.
  • You have a servant heart and vibrant Christian faith. 


SmartPlay employees can access a range of benefits including:

  • Permanent staff have access to discounts on any childcare gap fees for your child(ren) attending SmartPlay
  • A attractive remuneration package which includes annual pay increases and superannuation entitlements 
  • Assisting in establishing an Early Childhood Centre of Excellence 
  • Discounted student tuition for your children attending Australian Christian College - Moreton
  • Working in a small, positive and dedicated Christian team. 
  • Employee Assistance Program available to all full-time and part-time staff