Catering Service Assistant Manager

Clacton County High School, Clacton-on-Sea

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Job Ref No. ECC5444-280 Position Type: Catering Pay Range: LGPS 5, Point 9-12 (Actual Salary From £18,809)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 26/11/2023 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Pay Range: Local Government Pay Scale 5, Point 9 - 12

Actual Salary from: £18,809 - £19,865

Start Date: As soon as possible

The Role

An opportunity has arisen at Clacton County High School for a catering service assistant manager to join our catering team, to support the catering manager with ensuring the operational efficiency of the catering service and planning for the provision and preparation of food and beverages to meet the required standard within budget limitations as agreed with the school management.

Our catering team pride themselves on providing a high-quality dining experience for our students and staff and therefore the ideal candidate will have a strong focus on customer service and being a team player.

The successful candidate will be expected to deputise for the catering manager when appropriate.

Along with the Walton Road site located close to the centre of the town, Clacton County High School has its own sixth form college; Sigma Sixth, based in Jaywick Lane in Clacton.Although allocated a base, the successful candidate may be required to work at either site to provide additional capacity within the individual catering teams.

All members of the CCHS and Sigma Sixth community of staff are committed to our guiding principles of 'Higher Expectations, Raising Aspirations, Transforming Lives'. The role of Catering Services Assistant Manager is expected to promote and instil these ideals, to be a role model to all; both colleagues and students in school.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Should you be successful during the shortlisting process interviews will be held face to face at the school.

This post is 35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time, plus non-pupil days)

This role is 07:00am - 14:30pm with a 30 minute unpaid break each day.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

· To deputise for the catering manager as required.

· To take responsibility for the supervision of other catering assistants during school mealtimes.

· To assist the catering manager with the preparation of menu plans.

· To maintain a high standard of personal and general cleanliness and hygiene to comply with statutory and school regulations.

· To assist with the issue and recording of catering supplies as required.

· To attend training activities and/or meetings as required.

· Occasionally, to assist with special functions at the school which may be outside of normal working hours.

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

If you have:

· A good team work ethic and communication skills.

· A shared passion for the ethos of making a real difference to young people with the ability to motivate, inspire and have high expectations of others.

· A commitment to safeguarding and child protection.

If you are ready to:

· To comply with individual responsibilities, in accordance with the role, for health and safety in the workplace.

· To ensure that all duties and services provided are in accordance with the school's Equal Opportunities Policy.

…. then CCHS is the school for the next step in your career.

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Clacton County High School?

We can offer you:

· A Competitive Salary

· Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish

· Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

Employee benefits include:

· Employee Assistance Programme

· Pension scheme

· Free membership to Perkbox

· Cycle to Work scheme

· Discounted gym membership at selected local gyms

Please note that an integration period applies to all new staff joining the Trust, to support introduction into the organisation.

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website

To Apply

To apply for this post, please follow the URL link provided below:

Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CV's and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded. A Notes for Applicants document is attached for further information.

Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 26th November 2023

Interviewing will take place on: by individual arrangement with applicant

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

The Sigma Trust is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristics. This is embedded in our vision 'To Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts', where we believe we are strong and more successful working together, creating a workplace which celebrates diversity.

Information about the School

CCHS is a forward-thinking school with an innovative curriculum designed to meet the needs of all students whatever their ability or need. With an expanding number of students, currently approximately 1700, including a sixth form of around 300, we pride ourselves on creating a personal and supportive environment to promote higher expectations and raise aspirations.

In September 2018, CCHS was rated by Ofsted as a good school with many outstanding features, particularly in regard to leadership and our sixth form provision. We are also proud to be the lead school for the local teacher training scheme.

As well as a firm commitment to all of our students, we are also very committed to supporting colleagues, providing a great CPD and training programme with opportunities for career progression and enhancement.

Safeguarding The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

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

Sigma Trust HR Team
Walton Road, Clacton-on-Sea
Essex, CO15 6DZ
Telephone: 01255 750913

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