Catering Manager - Southfields Primary School

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£19,698 - £23,080 pro rata per annum based on hours and weeks worked
09 Sep 2021
22 Sep 2021
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Southfields is a popular, diverse school in the heart of Coventry with happy, vibrant children and committed staff.  We are a two-form entry school with children’s learning and well-being at the heart of it.  We provide a secure, stimulating and caring environment in which we aim to give children the best possible start to their education. 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Catering Manager to lead our existing in-house catering team. The successful candidate will have high expectations of themselves and their team. 

A passion for food is essential, as is a willingness to take a full part in the life of the school and encourage healthy eating with all the children. We are looking to appoint someone who is keen to develop and promote the catering provision within the school.

The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate an in depth knowledge of practical cooking on a large scale and have supervisory experience in a similar role.

We are looking for someone with strong communication skills and who works well as part of a team. You will also be responsible for stock control, ordering and budget management.

Allergen awareness is essential, along with knowledge of Government Food Standards for Education.

Qualifications required are: Level 3 Food Safety Certificate and City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 Preparation 706/1 or 706/2.

The position is term time only, plus Inset Days where a deep clean or training is necessary.

Work pattern: 32.5 hours per week (8.30am – 3.00pm)

Salary: £19,698 - £23,080 pro rata (Actual Salary £14,565 - £17,065)

Please see below an application available to download.  Completed applications should be returned direct to the school at

Closing date: 22nd September 2021 @ 3pm

Interview date: Week commencing 27th September 2021

Key Requirements

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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