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Centre Cook | Busy Bees Te Rapa

Busy Bees Te Rapa

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Are you passionate about food and enjoy cooking? Can you whip up delicious, nutritious meals that children will adore? Do you find joy in creating meals that children love?

We are on the lookout for a Centre Cook to join our amazing team! As our cook, you will play a vital role in preparing dishes that not only nourish our tamariki but also provide them with the essential energy they need to thrive, learn, and engage in playful activities!

This is a fantastic and rewarding opportunity for someone who has a shared passion for food and using nutrition to create new ways that will support physical and mental development within young children.

About us:
Busy Bees Te Rapa is all about fun, excitement and most importantly setting children up for a lifetime of learning. Our centre welcomes tamariki and their whānau, supporting children to develop into capable learners with a strong cultural identity. Qualified teachers bring a wealth of knowledge and experience, providing quality education in a stimulating environment. Our kitchen is fully equipped with all the tools you need to fill our tamariki's growing bellies!

What are we looking for?

•            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

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

•            A real team player with a "can do" attitude


  • Discounted childcare
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Guidance and mentoring
  • A friendly, fun team environment

Join the amazing world of Early Childhood and create nutritious delicious food that puts a smile on children! Apply now and send in your CV today!

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

We are an Accredited Employer

Why Work for Busy Bees?
If you’re passionate about early learning, Busy Bees is the place to be. Although we are part of a global organisation, our company was founded by three families looking for better, more enriching childcare. Three decades later, we still keep the same values at heart.

We know that we couldn’t do what we do without the important people in our teams. We invest in our people and work with them to build career pathways that inspire.


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