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Job Ref No. ECC2025-74S Position Type: Catering Pay Range: Band 3 point 17-21
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/04/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: to be confirmed  

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Cann Hall Primary school is seeking to appoint and experience Catering Manager.

This post is for 32.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday, term time only plus non pupil days.

Actual gross annual salary from £13934 to £15606

Do you enjoy cooking healthy nutritious meals from scratch? Do you have a passion for being a key player in the education of children? Do you have what it takes to lead a school kitchen?

Cann Hall Primary school, part of CHANGE Schools Partnership Trust, currently has just over 450 hungry pupils that are look for a catering manager to revitalise lunch time for them. Along with some very hungry members of staff!

As a trust we are always looking at ways we can create positive relationships between food and the children at our schools - we want to encourage children to make healthy, educated choices that will be the building blocks to having a healthy, balanced and exciting approach to food.Lunch is large part of the school day and we aim to make it a safe, happy and welcoming environment.Does this sound something you could help us with?

There will also be numerous opportunities to cook for our school trustees, governors, special guests and for numerous special events throughout the year.

You will be remotely managed and supported by our Catering Chef Manager who is responsible for all of the catering teams across the trust - she will work closely with you rolling out new menus, themed events and looking at ways we can brighten up lunch time.

The Role :

You will be leading a team of four, all of which have vital roles within the kitchen and you will be supported by your assistant manager. You will be responsible for the day to day running of the kitchen including all daily checks, stock rotation, ordering etc along with monthly stocktakes.

Previous experience in restaurant or school kitchen management is desirable. Knowledge of preparing healthy, balanced meals from scratch is a must. Managing a budget and completing stock takes is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided as a part of our commitment to staff development. You will also have the opportunity to gain some in house training as well as food safety from external sources - you will be given everything you need to support you for this role.

If this sounds like the exciting new challenge you are look for do not hesitate! Apply now! We look forward to hearing from you very soon. School visits are warmly welcomed please contact Mrs Georgina Sweeting-Wood on 01376 343485 option 2.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early - previous applicants need not apply.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Michelle Glover
Constable Avenue, Clacton-on-Sea
Essex, CO16 8DA
Telephone: 01255 420603

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