Chef Manager

Newcastle upon Tyne
16000 ot 17500
18 Sep 2017
16 Oct 2017
Ms Andrea Simon
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Chartwells have a fantastic opportunity to work in the education sector of Compass-group at Throckley Primary School in Newcastle.  The ideal candidate will be excited about cooking delicious, daily meals for the 300 children who are currently attending this rapidly growing school.  The ideal person will be a key member of the friendly and supportive school team and will be providing a service that is integral to the happiness and well-being of the children.  The school is judged as Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and is looking for a creative and vibrant person who is passionate about interacting with children and supporting their love and enjoyment  of food and healthy eating.  If you want to make a difference to every pupil every day, you will enjoy working at Throckley Primary School.

The position is term time only (44 weeks per year), which means that you will be able to enjoy the school holidays and time off as well as providing an outstanding meal service to the pupils at Throckley Primary.  If you’re interested in working for Chartwells please contact Andrea Simon 07789006711 or apply online.

Package description

You will be working for the largest contract catering company in the world, where there is always opportunity for progression.

£16000 - £17500

Mon - Fri, 7am - 3pm, 35 hours per week

8 weeks holiday

Meals on duty

Free car parking

Uniforms supplied

Opportunity to join the Compass share and pension scheme

Competitive Salary, Term time hours,  to increase your income you can join resource network within Compass where you can work in the Summer holidays, free car parking, meals on duty, uniforms supplied and many more company benefits

Chartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Chartwells works with over 2,000 education units including primary schools, secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. Central to Chartwells is its Eat, Learn, Live ethos, which helps to educate young people about how to have a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle while contributing to a sustainable world.

Main responsibilities
  • Managing a team of 3 staff
  • Catering for midmorning break and lunch
  • All food is cooked from fresh
  • Responsible for the P&L accounts
  • Training and motivating staff
  • Build an excellent relationship with the client
  • Ensure all customer requirements are delivered in line with the expectation
Ideal candidate
  • Have a can do attitude
  • Good team player
  • Able to motivate staff and be a strong leader
  • Be passionate about food
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Love to work with children
  • Strong financial awareness of the business
  • Be passionate about food and always working to very high standards