Head Chef/ Catering manager

Head Chef/ Catering Manager

Required as soon as possible

Pay point PASS 6, 24-27 £21962 -£24174 pro rata 30 – 35 hours per week

The Governing Body of this successful, happy and forward thinking Catholic school wish to appoint a suitable person to play a significant role in providing an outstanding school meals service through their own professional expertise and under the guidance of experienced teaching practioners.working alongside Food For Thought.

Our school can offer you:

A welcoming, happy environment where pupils and staff enjoy coming to school.

A school firmly rooted in Gospel Values.

Hard working, dedicated and enthusiastic colleagues.

Excellent support of Governors and Parents.

The opportunity to develop as a Leader.

An excellent kitchen and food service, rated Grade 5 by our provider, Food For Thought.

The opportunity to develop a team.


The successful candidate will:

Have high standards and expectations and a strong determined commitment to providing high quality eating experiences for our children.

Possess the knowledge and skills to maintain high standards of food preparation and presentation.

Have a clear understanding of the importance of cleanliness, hygiene , health and safety and the standards and procedures to these areas.

Have a good sense of humour and be able to work effectively as part of a team, leading aspects of team work as well as working under the instruction of the school cook.

Have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.

Have an understanding of the unique character of our school and understand the unique character of Catholic schools.

Be committed to safeguarding children and undergo appropriate training in this area.

Whilst applications will be welcomed from all appropriately qualified people, this post will be particularly attractive to new and recent graduates who intend to undertake teacher training in the future.

For an application pack please use the forms attached to this page.

Applications are through the CES application form . Please also provide two professional references. All applications are addressed to Mr M White, Headteacher, at the school address.


Closing Date: Friday 23 March 2018

Shortlisted candidates will be informed and invited to interview in due course.

Much Woolton is a SAFE school where we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the current and future wellbeing of our children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service .

The successful candidate will be required to sign a Catholic Education Service contract and complete a disqualification declaration.

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Much Woolton Primary School

Watergate Lane
L25 8QH

Main Contact: Mrs L Parry- School Business Manager

Tel: 0151 428 6114
Fax: 0151 428 7753