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Catering Manager - Term Time

Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-5412-131S
  • Posted:06/06/2023
  • Pay:KR8 £28,598-£32,333 Pro rata £25,040-£28,310
  • Start Date:1st September 2023
  • App Close Date:19/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Catering Manager: Kent Range 8 (£28,598 - £32,333)


Hours of Work 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, actual hours worked to be negotiated with the Finance & Business Manager dependent on school needs.


We are currently advertising for a Catering Manager who would be responsible for the school’s catering provision to provide a high-quality catering service across the school, which supports the wellbeing of pupils and staff. This includes meeting school catering and health and safety standards across the school. The school currently has the school Kitchen catering for the whole school and Café 42, which is for sixth form students and staff only.


The role will include planning varied and nutritional menus across both provisions, taking into account all dietary requirements, cost effectiveness and legislation for school nutrition standards. All stock management, including ordering. Maintaining and using the school’s point of sale system. Ensuring all health and safety legislation, including food labelling, is adhere to.


We wish to appoint someone who is active, versatile, well organised, enthusiastic, reliable and has excellent communication skills.  Applicants will need to demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure



If you require further information, please email Mrs Sue Rollinson, HR Officer, (srollinson@thelangton.kent.sch.uk).  CVs will not be accepted.


Applications should be made via Kent Teach using the link:


The school is fully committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore all staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks. 


Closing Date: Monday 19th June at 12pm

Interviews: TBC

Start Date: September 2023


Information about the school

Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys is a school community of nearly 1400 students and staff set in the Kent countryside on the outskirts of the medieval city of Canterbury. We enjoy a high reputation locally and nationally as a school with an enviable academic record consequent upon inspirational teaching and top quality pastoral care. We also consider ourselves to be in the vanguard of English schools developing a research based approach to education allowing students to engage with genuinely open-ended academic research projects which have gained international recognition.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01227) 456486


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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.