Catering Supervisor (QUE)

Closing on: Jun 3, 2024
Position: Catering Supervisor - Grade 3
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Location: Queensbury 6th Form
Term Time: Term Time only

Grade: Grade 3

Hours: 20 hours per week (4 hours per day) Term Time Only

Salary: £12,035 – £15,373 per year (depending on service)plus SEN Allowance £780 – £798 (Salary: £25,119 – £31,364 plus SEN Allowance £1,628 FTE)

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: September 2024

Due to our school expansion and the opening of our satellite 6th Form centre we are looking to appoint an experienced and organised Catering Supervisor to be responsible for our 6th Form site, New Horizons.  The successful candidate will lead on all aspects of food delivery to students and ideally be qualified in Food Hygiene to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent. 

Catering Supervisor– Key Responsibilities

  • In consultation with the Head of 6th Form, be responsible for the preparation of weekly menus, catering for all students, in line with the food and drink policy.
  • To ensure that all students with allergies are catered for in compliance with our allergies policy as well as maintaining the correct documentation.
  • To maintain adequate storage of food in appropriate storage conditions.
  • To ensure the kitchen and all kitchen equipment is kept clean and tidy.
  • To observe high standards of food hygiene during the preparation, cooking and serving of all foods.
  • Maintain food safety documentation on a daily basis to comply with food safety management procedures and food hygiene regulations.
  • To promote healthy eating with the students and staff.
  • To maintain high standards of personal hygiene and personal appearance in accordance with the school’s hygiene policy.

There will be a probationary period of 6 months. 

We can offer:

  • A collaborative and inclusive culture
  • A committed, hardworking team who strive to provide the best education for all students
  • Comprehensive induction and probation support and regular opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • We offer 10 staff training days across the academic year; one or two of these days may be aggregated which means you complete training outside of normal working hours in twilight sessions
  • Employee Assistance Programme via BHSF – free totally confidential support,
  • Access to discounts and offers via BHSF
  • Access to a generous pension scheme known as the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for support staff or Teachers Pension Scheme for Teachers
  • Generous annual leave entitlement for support staff based on length of service, starting at 29 days pro-rata, rising to 32 at 5 years’ plus service and 34 following 10 years’ plus service. Teachers annual leave is in line with Teachers Pay & Conditions
  • Onsite parking at all schools
  • We are the only Trust to provide SEN Allowances to ALL roles who work with students, including Teachers, TA’s, Care Assistants, Pastoral Care, Guides, Drivers

If you are determined, ambitious, hardworking and you meet our requirements, then we would love to hear from you.

The trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS, Childcare Disqualification (where applicable), qualifications, medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. An online search (and a prohibition check for teachers) will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.    

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This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. 

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Please note contracts of employment will be with Education Impact Academy Trust not Birmingham City Council.

How to apply:

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Closing Date: 3rd June 2024

Interviews to be held week commencing: 17th June 2024

If you have not heard from us two weeks after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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