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Catering & Domestic Services Manager

Salary: £31,073 pro rata/actual salary (£34,408 Full-Time)
Position: (Permanent/Term Time plus 3 weeks)
Location: Oxted, Surrey

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced and qualified Catering & Domestic Services Manager to lead both the catering and domestic teams, as well as being duty chef on a shift basis. 

The catering team provides breakfast, lunch and supper for about 175 students, Monday to Friday and a small number of staff and visitors.  The domestic team provide cleaning, housekeeping and laundry services. 

Duties include:

  • Leading a team of 18 staff to provide an excellent catering and housekeeping service across the site, including the school buildings, residential houses and sports facilities.
  • Maintaining the highest standards of health, safety and hygiene across all services.
  • As one of a team of three chefs, preparing meals on a rota basis (with an early shift of 6.30/7am to 3pm and late shift of 3pm to 7pm) during school term-time.

Suitable candidates will have experience of sourcing food within budgets, and producing weekly menus accommodating varied dietary requirements within nutritional meal plans, and will ideally have experience of working within a similar environment.  Excellent planning and organisational skills are essential, as is competence in compliance with all relevant health, safety and food hygiene standards. The role requires excellent management and customer service skills including the ability to motivate staff, induct and train the team as required.

A City & Guilds 706 1&2 or NVQ equivalent qualification is essential.

The post offers family friendly working (42 weeks per year); holiday pay and employer support available for staff seeking shared accommodation. In addition, a stakeholder pension scheme is available with staff contributions matched by the School up to a generous capped limit.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please email jobs@moorhouseschool.co.uk and provide a contact telephone number.

Closing date for all applications:       9am on Monday 24 February 2020

Interviews:                                          Week commencing Monday 2 March 2020

Completed applications should be emailed to: jobs@moorhouseschool.co.uk 

Moor House School & College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants will be screened, including checks with past employers and with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).