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Catering Manager

22.5 hours per week

Essex Scale 5 Point 8-11

Required: September 2020

Manuden Primary School has an opportunity for a friendly individual, with experience in the school catering, to prepare delicious home cooked food for our pupils. We serve an average of 60 lunches a day, representing a take-up of around 70% of our pupils.


Your role will involve:

  • Planning, preparing and presenting all food, in line with the statutory regulations and school standards and ensuring that methods of preparation and presentation comply with current recognised catering standards and food safety legislation.
  • Responsibility for ordering food supplies and stock control and rotation.
  • Ensuring prompt service of all meals.
  • Cooking great food!


Ongoing professional development training will be available for the successful candidate.


Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged.


Apply online at: or call the school on 01279 813370 for further details.


Manuden Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Confirmation of appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment checks and an enhanced DBS check.


Closing date: Tuesday 30th June 2020

Interviews during week commencing: 6th July 2020