Catering Manager - Earlsdon Primary School

£22,571 - £28,226 FTE pro rata
11 May 2022
24 May 2022
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Are you a Head Chef looking for a new opportunity that can provide you with a great work / life balance?


We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational individual to lead and manage our Catering Facility at our Primary School in Earlsdon, which is a short drive from Coventry City Centre. 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience managing a catering facility. You will be innovative, creative and passionate, ensuring our children have the best experience of healthy eating from a young age.

You will have experience of managing a team of staff, reviewing and implementing change, managing budget/KPI’s and menu planning in order to deliver high quality healthy food on budget and on time.

The successful candidate will:

  • Create and serve delicious and nutritious meals for our pupils.
  • Lead, manage and motivate a team of catering staff.
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of catering legislation.
  • Be articulate and able to communicate effectively with all shareholders.

We can offer:

  • A good school where ‘positive and caring relationships have created an environment where pupils feel safe and are safe’.
  • Children who are ‘exceptionally’ well behaved.
  • Friendly and supportive staff.
  • A wonderful environment ‘at the heart of the local community’.
  • A supportive leadership team and strong Governing Body.

                                                                      (Ofsted February 2020)

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

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Grade 5 Pt 12 £22,571 - Pt 23 £28,226 FTE (pro rata for 30 hours per week, Term Time only plus 5 training days. Salary Point dependent on experience)

Working hours Mon – Fri 8.00am – 2.00pm (some flexibility around hours can be discussed for the right candidate).

Required from June 2022.

Closing date: 9.00am Tuesday 24th May 2022

Interviews will be held on Friday 27th May 2022

Visits are welcome and encouraged by our School Business Manager, Miss Sue Sperring. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit on 02476 7667 2917.

Information about the post and an application form can be obtained from the school website at

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