Job Ref No. ECC2799-29S Position Type: Catering Pay Range: Scale 5 Points 9-12
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 03/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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This is an exciting opportunity to join our school to serve freshly cooked school meals onsite for our children here at Priory Primary School. The catering manager will be experienced at working within a kitchen, understanding the importance of healthy eating whilst acknowledging that food should be appealing for all children who have a range of dietary needs.

The successful candidate will work alongside as well as supervising a small team of catering & midday assistants. You must be friendly and approachable by children, staff and parents.

The school meals provided should be delivered to the highest standards, ensuring excellence as the school believes the eating experience is part of our whole school experience.

A full Job Description and Person Specification are attached, but please find a brief summary of duties below:

· Planning, preparing and presenting all food in line with Statutory Regulations and School Food Standards;
· Ensuring that methods of preparation and presentation comply with currently recognised catering standards and food safety legislation;
· Managing a small team including ensuring effective Performance Management;
· Responsibility for ordering food supplies and stock control labelling and rotation;
· Ensuring prompt service of all meals;
· Ensuring the school kitchen is well maintained and cleaned regularly.

Candidates will have an awareness of and experience dealing with:
· Completing monitoring and food temperature records;
· Managing a daily cleaning checklist;
· Cross contamination and allergen management;
· Menu planning and compliance;
· Health and safety in food hygiene.

Hours of work: 9.45am to 1.45pm Monday to Friday (term time + inset days)

Actual Salary £11,640.38 - £12,243.74 pa

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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Claire Laver
Bicknacre Road
Bicknacre, Chelmsford
Essex, CM3 4ES
Telephone: 01245 225450