Catering Manager, Purley, Surrey

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Thomas More Catholic SchoolPurley, Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,633 - £26,153 pa, subject to experience and qualifications
Contract term: Permanent

This is an exciting time to join the school where positive change is taking place. HMI said Thomas More Catholic School:

  • Are making significant changes
  • Are taking effective action
  • Changes are sustainable because of new school systems, robust lines of accountability and the scope for leaders to champion their areas of responsibility

Experience in this specialist area is essential; knowledge of cashless catering would be an advantage. You must be enthusiastic, motivated, organised and deliver service on time in a busy secondary school. You will have excellent management experience, including good people skills, allowing you to interact with students and motivate your team. 

As an excellent cook, you will also: 

  • Be passionate about food
  • Have a 'can do' attitude
  • Have Food Safety and Health & Safety Level 2
  • Be computer literate

In return, we offer:

  • Supportive governors and staff
  • An established in-house catering department
  • A well-resourced working environment

Note you do not need to be Catholic to apply.

For more information about the school, please visit To apply, please return your completed application form, recruitment monitoring form and disclosure form to the school via email:

Please apply as soon as possible as we review all applications upon receipt. We reserve the right to close the advert if a suitable candidate is appointed. 

The Governors of Thomas More Catholic School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The appointment is subject to the normal pre-employment clearances (e.g. satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory outcome to your Enhanced DBS Disclosure).

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More about Thomas More Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Russell Hill Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2XP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86686251
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