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Job Ref No. ECC8822096-68S Position Type: Catering Pay Range: Level 5 - SCP 8 to 12
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/12/2023 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

Job Description

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Assistant Catering Manager required ASAP

Permanent contract

Term time only

30 hours per week (07:30am - 1:30pm)

Salary: Level 5 SCP 8-12 (£11.81ph - £12.70ph)

Leigh North Street Primary school are looking to appoint a new Assistant Catering Manager who will be a part of our successful catering team.

Previous experience of school catering is desirable although training would be available for the right candidate. Please note that this is a physically demanding role.

The successful candidate will:

Ø have had experience of working in a busy kitchen in a similar environment

Ø have relevant and up to date catering qualifications - ideally Level 3 Food Safety Certificate

Ø be a team player who is positive, proactive, organised and calm

Ø be able to support our Catering Manager in planning and providing healthy menus, in line with Government regulations

Ø have an excellent understanding of hygiene, health & safety and allergies

We are firmly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to the appropriate checks and clearance, including a DBS check, references and a pre-employment health check.

Visits to the school are welcome and actively encouraged. Please contact Mrs Smith to arrange lisasmith@leigh.southend.sch.uk or 01702 476224

In line with recommended practice in the statutory guidance "Keeping Children Safe in Education", the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line. The purpose is limited:

· to identify issues which call into question the applicant's suitability to work with children;

· to verify employment history.

Only information related the purposes stated will be shared with the Panel. Any information will be discussed with candidates at interview before any decisions regarding the recruitment process are made.

The school has the right to withdraw the vacancy should enough applications be received

Information about the School

Leigh North Street Primary is 3 form entry school (Rec - Yr 6) located in Leigh on Sea, Essex.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Lisa Smith
North Street, Leigh-on-Sea
Essex, SS9 1QE
Telephone: 01702 476224
Email: lisasmith@leigh.southend.sch.uk