Catering Manager

Part Time

  • Reference: Catering Manager
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Salary: DOE
  • Added on: 1st August 2019
  • Apply by: 20th August 2019
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34.5 hours per week

(Monday to Friday, Term Time working plus 1.4 weeks out of term)

Actual Salary: £19,057.74 based on a full time equivalent of £22,973.00

Exeter Deaf Academy ("the Academy") is a charity that provides essential specialist education and residential care to Deaf young people.  We are at an exciting time in our history as we build a brand new world-class Deaf Academy in Exmouth, Devon, due to open in April 2020.  This facility will help our amazing Deaf students thrive.  It will break down barriers to Deaf young people, bring communities together and enable families to thrive. 

The Academy provides nurturing education and care tailored to the individual needs of Deaf young people.  The sense of belonging to an inspiring bilingual community transforms students as they develop language skills and journey towards independence and fulfilling their own potential. 

Reporting into the Estates & Facilities Manager, we are looking to recruit a Catering Manager, who will be responsible for leading the catering team in providing a first class Catering service across the whole Academy. 

Key responsibilities: 

  • The day to day management of the catering team.
  • Adhering to health and safety legislation in relation to kitchen personnel and premises.
  • Ensuring all food production complies with the food safety legislation. 
  • Preparing meals for functions and special occasions.
  • Organising packed lunches, teas, internal catering where required.
  • Assisting the Estates & Facilities Manager with training and coaching of the kitchen staff. 

Key Requirements: 

  • Ability to work in a safe manner.
  • Effective team member.
  • Previous and proven experience of effective team management.
  • Ability to menu plan, work out food costings and control stock.
  • British Sign Language qualification or willingness to study toward one. 
  • Food hygiene qualification.
  • Minimum of NVQ Level 2 qualification in a Catering related subject
  • Knowledge of COSHH and HACCP.
  • Awareness of food allergies and intolerances.

Hours of Work: 

07:30 to 14:30 - Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

07:00 to 15:00 - Tuesday and Friday

For a job description, please click here.  To find out more information about this unique opportunity, please contact HR department on employment@exeterdeafacademy.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 20 August at 9am

Date for Interview: Friday 23 August

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults; as such an enhanced DBS check is required. 

The Academy is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all its students and staff. 

(Registered Charity No. 1124523)

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