Catering Manager

Bardfield Academy, Basildon

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Job Ref No. ECC3255-106S Position Type: Catering Pay Range: Band 3 – Point 6-11 dependent on experience
Position Start Date: 06/01/2020 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 04/12/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: Wednesday 11th December 2019  

Job Description

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Grade: Band 3 - Point 6-11 midpoint (£12,490.79 - £13,750.61 dependent on experience)

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Catering Manager to join our friendly catering team on a permanent basis at Bardfield Academy.

We are looking to appoint an experienced Catering Manager who has a passion for cooking and providing high quality meals. A self motivated individual, who enjoys using their own initiative as well as working as part of a team. Working term time plus two weeks non term time, 27.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 08:30 a.m. - 14:00 p.m.

Ideally you should hold the Level 3 Food Safety Certificate, have experience of working in a similar environment; be capable of supervising and motivating staff and manage the catering budget with support from the Office Team Lead.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you:

  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills with GCSE Literacy and Numeracy grades A-C.
  • Be educated to NVQ Level 3 in Food Safety or equivalent qualification or experience.
  • Can ensure the operational efficiency, planning, preparation and presentation of food and beverages to the required standard within the budget limitations as agreed with the school management.
  • Have knowledge of national food standards and allergies.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have knowledge of first aid.
  • Have extensive knowledge of personnel management, hygiene and health and safety.
  • Have good organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Have the ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Be prepared to develop and learn in the role.

What we can offer you:

  • A growing Multi Academy Trust of Primary schools who work closely together for the benefit of everyone.
  • The 'Leadership Academy' which delivers high quality professional development to all staff.
  • A dynamic and collaborative team of Teachers, Leaders and a Central Team who are dedicated and committed to the success of all pupils and staff alike.
  • Additional holiday in October giving a two week break, enabled by an early close on every Friday which is utilised for CPD.
  • Engaged and enthusiastic pupils who are 'proud to belong' to our school and enjoy learning in a stimulating environment.

If this role is of interest to you and you have demonstrable experience in the majority of the above accountabilities, please apply now. In addition, please see the Job Description and Person Specification with full details of experience required to fulfil this highly rewarding role.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the school directly on 01268 553488 to arrange an appointment. We strongly recommend you visit the school to help you decide whether this is a role for you.

Please complete the application form on the South Essex Academy Trust website, located in the Vacancies tab. https://www.seacademytrust.co.uk/vacancies/

Bardfield Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS certification and references. We are an equal opportunities employer and are part of the South Essex Academy Trust.

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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Karuna Mistry
Westwood Academy
Beresford Close, Hadleigh
Essex, SS7 2SU
Telephone: 01702 559467
Email: recruitment@seacademytrust.co.uk

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