Early Childcare Cook


Role Overview

About Us:

The Only About Children Nutrition program includes a 4 week rotating seasonal menu that meets children’s needs, taking into account nutritional and energy requirements as well as cultural and health needs. Each Oac campus has their own chef who works in a modern on-site, state of the art kitchen, to freshly prepare all of the children’s delicious meals.

We are seeking applications from passionate childcare cooks to join us and deliver innovative practices in an incredible space in Warriewood West in a permanent full-time position.

The role would be based at our St Ives Link Rd campus. More information on the campus can be found here: https://www.oac.edu.au/our-campuses/sydney/st-ives-link/

About Your Role

  • Prepare meals as per the Oac Nutrition Menus
  • Plan and cater for all allergies and dietary requirements 
  • Interact with children in a positive and warm way about their food
  • Ensure presentation of food is appealing and exciting for children
  • Adhere to all policies about hygiene and cleanliness in the kitchen
  • Ensure the kitchen and appliances are well looked after at all times

What You Will Need to Have

It’s important that our cook is passionate about providing children with fresh and healthy meals to support their overall holistic development. On top of this, we will need you to have:

  • Experience working in a childcare environment would be an advantage 
  • Valid Working With Children Check
  • Food Safety Supervisor certification 
  • Experience with managing allergies and dietary requirements 
  • A positive team player who is happy to regularly engage with children, staff, and families


  • Reward & Recognition Program
  • Reduced childcare fees
  • Financial support towards your studies
  • Need flexible work arrangements? Let’s discuss how we can support your life outside work
  • Limitless Career – we have operations in 3 states and love to promote from within!
  • $1000 Sign on Bonus
  • 50% Employee Discount on Childcare fees

How to Apply 

If this opportunity excites you, please follow the prompts online to apply. Feel free to email Dean at [email protected] or call 0458 040 590

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