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Permanent Kitchen Manager

Required ASAP before September

27.5 Hours per week & 38 weeks per annum.

NJC grade C – spinal point 5-7 £23500.00 to £24,294.00

Kitchen Manager Position

Monkleigh Primary School is looking to recruit a Kitchen Manager. The working hours are Monday to Friday term time only 9.30 – 3.00pm, to start ASAP.

We have a strong culture of healthy, freshly cooked meals and utilise produce from our school garden whenever possible. We would be keen to further develop this passion we have for tasty, wholesome school meals and introduce our children to even more tastes and flavours.

Responsible for:

  • Students and hospitality catering.
  • To manage all aspects of Food safety & Health and safety.
  • Full responsibility of ordering/stock control and kitchen budget.
  • Keeping the kitchen clean and tidy.

Who are we looking for?
Skills required:

  • Understanding of large volume food production within a school environment and budgeting.
  • Knowledge of current food safety legislation
  • Good communication skills
  • Passion for cooking and introducing children to a range of exciting foods.
  • Belief in cooking freshly cooked meals and utilising local produce.

Qualifications required;

  •  food hygiene qualification (this can be completed at school if needed)

Monkleigh Primary school is dedicated to safeguarding and require all our staff to hold a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For further information and to request an application pack, please visit our website

Please note, it is our process to apply for references for shortlisted applicants and to complete online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. 

Please request an application form from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or download from our website (https://www.monkleigh-primary.devon.sch.uk/vacancies).  Return completed applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date 18th June 2024 at 3.00pm

Interviews Wednesday 19th June 2024