Catering Manager
Burrsville Infant Academy
Craigfield Avenue , Tendring, England CO15 4HR
Start Date
September 2022 or sooner
Band 3 - point 6 – 11 (£10,355.62 - £11,433.39 per annum for 22.5 hours)

About the Role

Our children deserve the best. We are, therefore, looking for a dynamic Catering Manager who will be a part of our innovative approach to school catering – REAch2Eat. You will also be working in our kitchen, which opened in September 2019.

The successful candidate will have a passion for cooking and providing high quality meals, using fresh local produce, as well as delivering exceptional service to our demanding customers! They will play a key role in leading and developing the catering function within the school to provide an excellent service, which meets all national and local guidelines, for our students and staff.

Ideally you should hold the Level 3 Food Safety Certificate, have experience of working in a similar environment; be capable of supervising and motivating staff and manage the catering budget, with support from the School Business Manager.

In house training will also be provided along with the chance to network with other REAch2 Academy Trust schools in the area.

Closing Date
Thursday 19th May 2022 at Midday
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The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.
Completed applications forms should be sent to Catherine Milnes, School Business Manager,
REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

• A wide range of professional development opportunities ,
• A competitive salary,
• Membership of the generous Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,
As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership to ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.