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Job Ref No. ECC2068-81 Position Type: Catering Pay Range: Scale 6 (12 - 17)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/09/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: Tuesday 12th October 2021 Shortlisting Starts:  24/09/2021

Job Description

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We are seeking a passionate, organised, and highly motivated Catering Manager who can manage the Catering Service for our two school kitchens.

This post is for30 hours a week, Monday to Friday, term time, plus non pupil days, plus 1 week (work total 40 weeks per year)

The Role:

The successful candidate should be an experienced Catering Manager, trained to Level 3 Food Safety or NVQ equivalent, who is able to lead a team of six to provide an efficient catering service for our School.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have the ability to prepare, cook and serve for 300+ healthy school meals every day
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Understand the importance of providing healthy, nourishing meals for our children
  • Place orders
  • Complete food safety records and monthly stock counts
  • Understand budget control

We believe that school food is part of our whole school ethos and the post holder can expect to work as part of a committed school team. If this sounds like the exciting new challenge you are looking for, then please contact our Head, Laura Khine,to discuss further, or simply complete the application form.

Information about the School

In September 2018, Brightlingsea Infant School & Nursery and Brightlingsea Junior School became Brightlingsea Primary School and Nursery. We are a large Primary School, taking children from 2 to 11 years, with a three form entry and approximately 750 children on roll. This is an exciting time for our school and we are looking to further improve outcomes for our children and families. As a large school we are able to offer some exciting opportunities for staff: we recognise the importance of professional development and believe in investing in staff to help us to achieve our vision.

We are an inclusive school and strive to deliver a fully accessible social and academic curriculum. Our aim is for all pupils to achieve their full potential. We provide a welcoming, caring and supportive environment, which allows children to develop socially, emotionally and academically. All our staff play an important part in children's development. Parents are actively encouraged to take a vested interest in the school, so that together, school, parents and children can work together in partnership.

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

Laura Khine
Eastern Road
Brightlingsea, Colchester
Essex, CO7 0HU
Telephone: 01206 302719

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