Catering Coordinator

6 days left

Penkridge, Stafford
Grade 6, annual salary £18,432.00
09 Sep 2021
24 Sep 2021
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time


Catering Coordinator

Job number – PV21-04

Job Summary:

Employer: Penk Valley Academy Trust

Start Date: October 2021
Salary: Grade 6, annual salary £18,432.00
Location: Penkridge
Application Closed Date: Friday 24th September 2021
Interview: Week Commencing: 27th September
Contract: Permanent, 37 hours, Term time only (40 working weeks)

The Post:

We are seeking a highly organised catering coordinator to manage our catering services at Wolgarston High School. The catering coordinator's responsibilities will include coordinating, event planning tasks, overseeing food preparation and presentation, maintaining the inventory, liaising with vendors, supervising staff, and ensuring that the kitchen meets sanitation standards.

To be successful in this role, you should have a personable demeanour, a passion for customer service, as well as good networking and financial management skills.

The post holder will carry out a range of catering duties including:

  • Food Preparation
  • Stock Control including ordering and price negotiations
  • Line management and training of catering team
  • Ensuring all health, Safety and hygiene standards are met
  • Menu Planning and Menu Creation
  • Marketing
  • Day to day Financial control of the business unit
  • Arranging maintenance and mandatory checks of catering equipment 

Being part of Penk Valley Academy Trust:

Penk Valley Academy Trust is the local academy trust for the following schools Marshbrook First School, Princefield First School, St John’s First School, St Mary& St Chad CE First School, Penkridge Middle School, Wolgarston High School and The Rural Enterprise Academy. The Trust’s vision is to take collective responsibility for ensuring that every child and young person in our Trust receives an excellent education, achieves high outcomes and realises their potential. All members of staff work incredibly hard to provide the very best education for every child in our care.

To find out more regarding the Academy Trust please do not hesitate to visit our website at

Employee benefits

As an employee you will be covered by our excellent well-being support programme through Schools Choice. We take a collaborative view of learning where good practice is shared across the Trust. You will join a friendly team.

We use every opportunity to develop staff at all levels, we have a comprehensive CPD Programme and support staff at all levels to develop and experience opportunities to progress their careers.

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Should you wish to apply for this vacancy, please view the job description and complete the application form which can be found at and return to or alternatively post your application to the school address for the attention of HR.

Wolgarston High School

Cannock Road



ST19 5RX

Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19: 

Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Penk Valley Academy Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months.  This is for all senior, teaching and support staff appointments.  Applications will still be reviewed, and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities may vary. We will still aim to conduct face to face interviews where possible. Candidates will be given the option to interview via online video if you cannot attend in person, this can be discussed if your application is shortlisted.  We will always adhere to Government advise.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment”

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.












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