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Catering Operations Manager

Chandag Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 1PH
Wellsway School
Full Time
£45,648 to £48,784
4th November 2022
Start Date
3rd January 2023
5th December 2022 12:00 AM
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Start date
3rd January 2023
  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1285579

Trust Catering Operations Manager

Start: 3rd January 2023

Salary: Scale 11 - SCP 41 £45,648 to SCP44 £48,784

Location: All schools in the Futura Learning partnership (around Bristol/Bath areas)

Contract: Full time, 40 hours per week, all year around plus all Inset days

Term: Permanent

Futura Learning Partnership is a trust of schools which span the Bristol - Keynsham - Bath area. We are working together to provide a high quality educational experience for all students in our care and be a truly inclusive provider of 3-19 education in the area.

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and inspirational Trust Catering Operations Manager to support the development and growth of Zest Catering; our in-house catering and hospitality service, part of our commercial services team.

The ideal candidate will have vast catering multisite experience within an educational or private sector catering environment.

The successful candidate will host a strong set of skills, knowledge and behaviours aligned to leading and running a comprehensive commercial and professional food and beverage operation, supporting the preparation of fresh food and the selling of hot and cold beverages to our pupils on a daily basis, whilst offering quality hospitality provision to school sites. Ensuring the highest standards of food safety and hygiene are adhered to and maintained. The successful candidate will be able to effectively manage, lead and deliver a quality product, to pre plan and support a variety of catering requirements for our customers across our schools.

The successful candidate should hold a catering qualification and food hygiene certificate. Knowledge of COSHH and Allergy legislation is essential and should come with a commercial / financial operations background and successful track record of leading and managing teams and catering operations.

This role will suit someone who enjoys interacting with customers and a diverse team, plus someone who thrives in developing a provision that is an integral part of our pupils’ day.

The working hours are: 40hrs per week, all year round, plus all Inset days

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • A full and varied CPD programme offering teaching and leadership development for our staff
  • An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow
  • Wider opportunities to be involved across the Futura Learning Partnership
  • An energised and professional working environment
  • Benefits include; pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking and cycle to work scheme.

Futura Learning Partnership is a partnership of schools which span the Bristol - Keynsham - Bath area that are working together to provide a high quality educational experience for all students in their care and be a truly inclusive provider of 3-18 education in the area.

The closing date for applications is: 23:59 on Sunday 20th November 2022

Interviews are likely to be held soon thereafter.

Please note that our HR software provider will be carrying out maintenance work from 6:00pm Friday 11th November to Monday 14th November at 9.00am. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

No CVs or agencies please.

To apply:

  • Download the JD/PS, Recruitment Pack
  • Click on the ‘apply’ button within the vacancy advertised on the Futura Learning Jobsite
  • Complete and submit your online application before the closing date.

PLEASE NOTE: Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should we be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.


Safeguarding Statement:

Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006'.
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