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Catering Manager - Bowhill Primary School

Work Location
Buddle Lane, St Thomas, Exeter, Devon   EX4 1JT
Pupils on Roll
Pupils on Roll
Occupational group
Manual (Caretaking/Cleaning/Catering/Driving)
Salary details
NJC Grade D: £18.870 - £21,074 pro rata, pay award pending, (depending on experience and qualifications)
Job term
Appointment type
Term Time Only
32.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per annum plus 3 non pupil days
Closing Date
25 February 2019
Interview date
w/c 4 March 2019
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Are you enthusiastic about cooking and ready for the challenge of being a Catering Manager within a school environment? Then this is an exciting opportunity for you to come and work with our friendly, hard-working staff.

Our new catering manager should be an experienced cook, who can combine excellent cooking skills with motivational management, to help us develop our provision and increase our uptake of school meals, potentially over two sites.

We are looking for someone who can:
Organise all catering duties, including preparing food, portion control and the provision of special dietary meals, maintain budgets, sales, overhead costs and daily accounts. Supervise, direct, develop and recruit staff including induction, mentoring and training; plan menus to ensure best value for money; manage quality and stock control, ensure all regulations are adhered to.

We can offer:
A well-equipped, modern kitchen; family friendly hours; happy and engaging children; additional training for the right candidate.

Candidates are encouraged to visit the school and visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact Carolyn Stone to arrange on 01392 206585.

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 and positive references.

Information about the School: This is a very exciting time to be part of Bowhill Primary School, part of the Exeter Learning Academy trust. We are a friendly and supportive school where the children come first and everyone works hard to improve outcomes for all. Our children are encouraged to be the best they can be at all times and their safety and well-being is, of course, paramount. If you want to join a school where all staff believe that no child's past or present circumstances should determine their future, why not come and join us.

For further information, please download a pack from our website, www.bowhill.devon.sch.uk or email cstone@bowhill.devon.sch.uk.
Please email completed applications to cstone@bowhill.devon.sch.uk or post to The Headteacher, Bowhill Primary School, at the above address.
Please apply by 9am on the closing date.


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