School Services Manager (Catering and Hotel Services), Poole

Closing date:

Canford SchoolPoole

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Circa £42,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Canford is one of the premier co-educational boarding schools in the country situated in a 250 acre site just outside Wimborne in Dorset which offers an inspirational working environment.

Due to retirement, a position exists for an experienced operational services manager to manage our highly professional, high paced, Catering, Housekeeping and Logistic departments which, in addition to servicing the core needs of our 650+ pupils, also support our highly-prestigious and rapidly expanding weddings and events business.

The successful candidate will have an impressive work history to date, with experience of working to very high standards in either hospitality and/or catering, where attention to detail and a professional approach are key to running a successful operation.

Candidates must be enthusiastic, hardworking and possess excellent management and communication skills together with qualifications to support Health & Safety and compliance requirements within this area of expertise.

This is a full-time, all year round role and will require some evening and weekend working.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website 

For queries contact the HR Department on 01202 847590 or by email:

Closing date: Midday on Thursday, 31st October 2019.

Canford School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undergo child protection screening.

More about Canford School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3AD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1202 841254
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Situated in 250 acres of landscaped grounds near Wimborne, Dorset, Canford is among the top co-educational boarding schools in the UK. The school is enjoying the highest school roll in its history, with 640 pupils aged 13-18 years, of whom 70% are b...