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Catering Area Support Chef

Arthur Terry Learning Partnership
West Midlands
£25,119 - £31,364 pa FTE (actual annual salary £21,993 - £27,461 pa)
Closing date
25 Jul 2024

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.


Catering Area Support Chef

37 hours per week, term time only,

fixed term contract until 31st August 2025

required as soon as possible




The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership has an exciting opportunity for a Catering Area Support Chef to join our friendly Catering team.




As a Catering Area Support Chef you will be required to work across various sites within the Trust providing support to the Catering Operations Manager and Chef Managers. The role will involve working in different sites, providing support with short term staffing issues and providing cover when needed.  This will include trouble shooting, staff training, rotas, GP targets, menu development plus all the various roles that come with the day to day running of a busy kitchen.


Being a strong leader & team motivator in order to create a positive work culture and ensure all objectives are met, adapting to different challenging situations and being flexible to deal with arising challenges in various sites.




Salary:                 £25,119 - £31,364 pa FTE (actual annual salary £21,993 - £27,461 pa)




Hours:                 37 hours per week, term time only, fixed term until 31st August 2025




Location:            The role will be part of the Trust Central Services team and travel to schools within the Trust will be required.   




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 Harry Matthews, Catering Operations Manager, via email    




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




Closing date:                   9.00am, Thursday 25th July 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

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