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Catering Manager - Term Time

Briary Primary School, Herne Bay

  • Ref:KCC886-2569-76S
  • Posted:21/07/2022
  • Pay:Trust Range 6 £21,643 FTE
  • Start Date:26th September 2022 if possible
  • App Close Date:31/08/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBA


Exceptional Catering Manager Needed! 

Contract type: 35 hours, 39 weeks per year (term time only) 

Our long standing Catering Manager is leaving us and we are looking for a special individual to step into her shoes. 

Are you: 

  • An exceptional cook, passionate about healthy, high-quality nutrition? 
  • Hard-working, honest, dependable and self-motivated? 
  • Capable of establishing good working relationships with staff, pupils and parents? 
  • Committed to team-work? 

If so, we’d love you to join us at Briary Primary School 

Here at Briary we feel that our children and staff deserve the best and as a Catering Manager we are looking for someone who has a passion for cooking and providing high quality meals using fresh, local produce, as well as delivering not only a fantastic service, but friendly too.

As part of our healthy school's ethos, we know that the food served helps to support our children to achieve their full learning potential, as well as opportunity for a wide range of culinary experiences, driven by a committed school team.   

We can offer you: 

  • An inspiring learning community 
  • A firm commitment to you and your professional development 
  • Encouragement to develop new ideas and the opportunity to make a real difference 
  • Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and governors 

If you'd like to join the Briary family, we look forward to meeting you.

How to apply 

Visits to the school are welcomed, please contact recruitment@briary.kent.sch.uk to arrange. 

For further details, please see the job description and person specification. 

Completed applications need to be returned to recruitment@briary.kent.sch.uk 


Information about the school

"Widening Horizons, Raising Aspirations"

Briary Primary School is a two form entry primary school in Herne Bay. During our last Ofsted inspection we were judged as good in all areas and it was recognised that there was, "an effective team, ensuring a positive climate while sharply focused on enabling adults and pupils to succeed". (Ofsted Jan 2018).

The school is a popular choice for local parents. Our curriculum provides rich and varied learning opportunities which enhance our provision. Pastoral care and support are significant strengths of what is very much a family school.

Briary School is part of the EKC Schools Trust and shares their values, managing to combine these with innovative and reflective practice which keeps abreast of current changes in education.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. All applicants will be asked to provide two referees and be subject to safeguarding checks, including full DBS check.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01227) 742946


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.