Hospitality Manager, Wandsworth

Closing date:

Ark Putney AcademyWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark Support Scale 8: Pay Points 27 - 34] £28,489- £34,643 full time salary. The actual starting salary for the post is £25,647.75
Contract term: Permanent

Ark Putney Academy Lead Catering Manager

Required as soon as possible

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a ‘good’ school.

Reporting to: Operations Manager

Location:                            Ark Putney Academy

Contract:                          Permanent

Working Pattern:       36 hours per week, 41 weeks per annum worked flexibly depending on the service demands between 7.00am to 4.00pm (excluding lunch break) 

Salary:                              Ark Support Scale 8: Pay Points 27 – 34, £28,489-  

£34,643 full time salary. The actual starting salary for the post is £25,647.75 

We are now looking to recruit a hardworking Lead Catering Manager. You will have overall responsibility for ensuring the Academy’s quality of dining is outstanding, including; dining operations, budgeting and finance, health and safety, and managing and developing a high functioning catering team

Our ideal candidate will have:

• Experience catering in large quantities in a managerial role, ideally within a school 

• Experience of cultural diversity, with particular reference to food preparation and dietary preferences, desirable 

• Knowledge of healthy eating and nutrition and creating related menus

• Experience leading, coaching and motivating staff, ensuring professional development and effectively challenging and managing any under-performance 

• Experience setting and managing a catering budget

• Excellent communication skills with children and adults

• High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office

We are very happy to talk about the post informally if you require more information.

If you share in our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you.  For information about the school, please go to

Visits to the academy before application submission are welcomed. Please contact Julie Gray on 0208 394 5615 or email  to arrange this.

Please complete your online application form by 11am on Monday 8 July 2019. 

If you have any technical issues please contact the recruitment team on 0203 116 6345 or email

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check

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More about Ark Putney Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Pullman Gardens, Putney, London, SW15 3DG, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 208 788 3421
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Ark Putney Academy is a mixed secondary school with sixth form in Putney, south-west London. The academy accommodates students aged 11-18 and is part of Ark, a network of 38 schools in Birmingham, Hastings, London and Portsmouth.  

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