Chef Manager (Slade Primary School)

Arthur Terry Learning Partnership
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
£25,119 – £31,364 full time equivalent. Actual salary £20,804 - £25,976 per annum. Equivalent to £13
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust (MAT) encompassing 6 secondary schools, 14 primary schools, 1 all-through school, a Teaching School Hub, and School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider.  Our schools are based in North Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield, North Warwickshire and Coventry.


Chef Manager  

Permanent, Term time only

Part time (35 hours per week)


The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership has an exciting opportunity for a Chef Manager to join our friendly Catering Team, based at Slade Primary School in Erdington.

As Chef Manager you will have full responsibility for the catering department and will lead the team in delivering freshly produced lunches for the pupils and school staff. Within this role, your key focus will be delivering the highest quality of food and service for our pupils and ensuring that the catering offer is exciting and innovative through the development of your team and continuous review and improvement.

You will naturally be a strong leader, with the ability to motivate a team to create a positive work culture and ensure all objectives are met. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual passionate about catering to develop their leadership and management experience.


Salary:                 £25,119 – £31,364 full time equivalent. Actual salary £20,804 - £25,976 per annum. Equivalent to £13.02 - £16.26 per hour

Hours:                  35 hours per week, 7.30am – 3.00pm Monday to Friday. Term time only

Location:             Slade Primary School, Slade Road, Erdington, Birmingham B23 7PX

Start Date:         As soon as possible

What you’ll need to succeed

    Relevant experience of working within the catering industry NVQ Level 1 & 2 or City & Guilds 706/1 and 2 or equivalent Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate To share our passion for wanting the very best for our students and schools Be emotionally intelligent with the ability to build strong working relationships with students, staff, parents and carers The ability to work in a fast paced, challenging yet always rewarding role.

What you’ll get in return

    Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we invest in your development through training and progression opportunities across our schools. A competitive salary An Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits package Competitive pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme) Professional Development & Wellbeing Days

How to apply

For an application pack please visit our website:    

To arrange an informal chat about the role, please contact Anita Carter, Area Catering Support Manager via email

Completed applications should be emailed to

Please note we do not accept CV’s; applications will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.

Closing date:  9.00am, Monday 4th December 2023

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.


The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references which will be sought prior to interview.  The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.

We will carry out an online search about you for information that is publicly available online. This will include social media accounts you may hold. This will only be carried out on shortlisted candidates and before interview. This processing of data will be conducted under the legal basis of Article 6(e) public task in line with the guidance laid out in para 221 of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023. Any data collected during this search will be retained in line with our retention schedule which is available on request.

Please find a link to our safeguarding policy which we would encourage you to read prior to applying to work in our organisation ATLP-Safeguarding and Child Protection policy 2023/2024








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