• Permanent Part Time
  • Dargaville

Website Happy Steps Dargaville

Are you passionate about food and nutrition?  Are you a whizz in the kitchen? Are you a skilled and passionate cook, who would thrive in an Early Childhood Centre environment?


We have an amazing opportunity for a dedicated and talented cook to join our team at Happy Steps Dargaville.


Ideally, the successful candidate will hold a current Food Handling certificate, however this is not essential as full training will be given. We are looking for someone who will be a great fit with us and who has a genuine interest in providing well prepared, nutritious meals for our tamariki.



The hours for the successful candidate are great! The role is part time – you will be working Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3pm.


Our preferred candidate will be:

·         Experienced in cooking for large groups, be it in a childcare centre or other environment

·         Able to work well in a fast-paced environment, at times under pressure.

·         Fit and active, as this is a busy role

·         Excellent at communication and have skills to build rapport with parents & children

·         Able to purchase to a budget

·         Competent in maintaining written records in line with the Food Act requirements

·         Flexible in approach, but also able to work to a daily schedule



·         Discounted childcare

·         Competitive remuneration

·         Guidance and mentoring

·         A friendly, fun team environment


If this sounds like the role for you, then please call Jade on 09 439 0220 or send your current CV and Cover Letter today.


Please note: Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


To apply for this job email your details to hr@provincialeducation.co.nz.