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Chef Manager


Location:  Twickenham
Salary:  RTS Scale SC6 Point 18-20
£23,994.58-£24,866.16 (pro-rata) - Term time plus 1 week
Closing Date:  Monday 06 December 2021
Reference:  CM-22112021

Start date: As soon as possible

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Chef Manager with at least 3 years’ Chef Management experience in a recognisable high quality, fresh food business to work in our busy school kitchen.
You will be wholly responsible for cooking meals, the busy lunch service for 3 schools on site  and the management of the lunch service, supported by Supervisor/Chef and 3 Catering Assistants.
As a Chef Manager you will have control over the menu planning and its development using fresh seasonal food. You will also be responsible for the full day to day running of the kitchen, costing, stock control, ordering, training, motivating, and mentoring the Catering Team. 
The role will be working directly for the school, not via a contract caterer.
This post is a hands-on role and benefits include:
  • a generous salary, 
  • Monday to Friday sensible hours, term time plus 1 weeks contract, 
  • additional paid holiday weeks, 
  • generous local government pension scheme
  • sick pay 
  • access to a private medical scheme,
  • meals on duty and 
  • the chance to be part of a new and forward-thinking Catering Team.
Prospective candidates are welcome to discuss any questions you may have prior to submitting your application; contact the HR Manager - to arrange a suitable time.


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The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended. 
The Richmond upon Thames School Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS check and to disclose any information relevant to Disqualification by Association.

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