Catering Manager

Chigwell, Essex
Salary band 3 Point 11-17
01 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

NVQ Level 3 in catering or equivalent essential

CIEH Level 3 desirable

Chigwell Primary Academy is seeking to appoint an experienced Catering Manager.

We are looking for a Catering Manager to be responsible for cooking healthy, nutritious and appealing meals for our pupils and staff. The successful applicant would be a part of a drive to increase the uptake of school meals further in the school.

The main focus of the role will be the planning, preparation and presentation of food and beverages to the school food standards.

 The Role

You will be leading a team of 2 all of which have vital roles within the kitchen . You will be responsible for the day to day running of the kitchen including all daily checks, stock rotation, ordering etc. along with monthly stocktakes.

Previous experience in a restaurant or school kitchen management is desirable. Knowledge of preparing healthy, balanced meals from scratch is a must. Managing a budget and completing stock takes is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided as a part of our commitment to staff development. You will also have the opportunity to gain some in house training as well as food safety from external sources.

If this sounds like the exciting new challenge you are looking for do not hesitate!

Candidates are encouraged to visit the school and visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on 0208 500 2666  to make an appointment. Chigwell Primary Academy is a 30 minute walk from Chigwell Station on the Central Line, we also have staff carparking.

For further details or an application pack, please contact the Main Office, Chigwell Primary Academy, Mandir Lane, Chigwell, Essex, IG7 6ED

Tel: 0208 500 2666


Closing date for applications: Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Interviews: Friday 26th April 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment procedures and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.




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