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Chef Manager

Arthur Terry Learning Partnership
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
£25,119 - £31,364 pa FTE (actual annual salary £21,993 - £27,461 pa), equivalent to £13.02 - £16.26
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

Job Details

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.




37 hours per week, term time only, permanent

Required as soon as possible


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




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 delivered 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 pa FTE (actual annual salary £21,993 - £27,461 pa), equivalent to £13.02 - £16.26 per hour




Hours:                  37 hours per week, term time only, Monday to Friday




Location:             John Willmott School, Reddicap Heath Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 7DY




What you will need to succeed




  • To share our passion for wanting the very best for our students and schools To be committed to keeping our students safe Be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people with the natural ability to inspire and motivate Be an outstanding practitioner Be emotionally intelligent with the ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders The passion and commitment to work in a fast paced, challenging yet always rewarding role A relevant qualification where applicable.

What you will get in return




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



What you need to do now




To apply for this role please visit our website: and complete an online application form.




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




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




Closing date:      9.00am,  Thursday 20th June 2024




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 policy 2023/2024


Company info
0121 592 0037
Kittoe Road
Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
b74 4RZ

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