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Job Ref No. ECC0-21 Position Type: Catering Pay Range: Scale 5 Points 8-11
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/09/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Catering Manager


25 hours per week

Term time plus two weeks' holiday cleaning (total 40 weeks per year)

Scale 5 Points 8-11

£10.62 - £11.27 per hour

£20,493-£21,748 pro rata (actual gross salary £12,109.82-£12,851.43)

Start date: ASAP

Do you enjoy cooking healthy nutritious meals from scratch? Would you like the opportunity of building the school meals provision within a brand-new school with outstanding new catering facilities?

The Role:

With the support of our external catering adviser and the Trust catering mentor, this role is a unique opportunity to grow and develop your own kitchen within a newly opened and growing school.

Initially you will be providing meals for our reception pupils only, working from menus already produced by the school meals adviser.

You will be responsible for the day to day running of the kitchen including all daily checks, stock rotation, ordering etc. along with stock takes, experience of this is desirable however, full training will be provided.

Previous experience in cooking for large numbers for example family, restaurant or school kitchen is desirable. We are looking for somebody who can prepare healthy, balanced meals from scratch within a set time frame.

Support and training will be provided in order to develop your skills in budget management, stocktaking etc.

If this sounds like the exciting new challenge you are looking for we look forward to hearing from you.

Every attempt will be made to offer a school visit, however this may not be possible during school hours.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

For further informatoin please contact Dee Denning via email

Application deadline: Midday 22nd September 2021

Interview date: TBC

We reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the advertised date, therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

· Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;

· Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;

· The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As a trust, we welcome applications from colleagues from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from colleagues from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and people that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender plus (LGBT+) as these groups are currently underrepresented in our trust.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted. This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the School

Lakelands Primary School is a brand new primary school opening in September 2020 with state of the art facilities in Stanway, Colchester. The school will open in September 2020, welcoming our first cohort of 60 reception aged children in two classes. Year on year the school will grow, providing 420 places for local children between four and eleven years old by 2026. At Lakelands Primary School we are creating a new school where children can thrive and flourish and fulfil their potential.

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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Contact Information

Mrs K Anslow
Wagtail Mews
Stanway, Colchester
Essex, CO3 8AJ
Telephone: 07514167381

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