Cowes Primary School

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Deputy Catering Manager

Cowes Primary School, Edinburgh Close, Cowes

Hay Scale 4, £14,614.48 to £14,906.59 per annum (actual) * awaiting outcome of non teaching staff pay review

Vacancy Reference: Catering1/2022

Closing Date: 21/01/2022

Headteacher: Stephanie Praetig

Hours: 32.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday 8am – 2.30pm term time only)

Permanent contract available immediately





Cowes Primary run their own independent school kitchen providing freshly prepared and locally sourced ingredients. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly team as a Deputy Catering Manager who has a good knowledge and is passionate about food. The successful candidate will be confident in following recipes, be allergy aware and computer literate. Being a team player and having a sense of humour are also vital qualities!


Other duties include:

-        Assist with the planning, controlling and direction of the production and service of meals

-        To deputise for the Manager in their absence

-        Liaise and assist with checking stock and storage of provisions

-        Assist in maintaining food hygiene legislation

-        Operate catering machinery as required

-        Assist with cleaning of catering areas


In return, we can offer a working environment where everyone is committed to excellence and continuous improvement and the support of a friendly team of staff and Governors.


If you would like the opportunity to join our exciting school, then we look forward to hearing from you.


For further information and an application pack, please contact the school office during term time on 01983 293261 or via email: Application forms and further information are also available on our website under the vacancies section in the useful information tab. Completed applications should be returned to the school.

Closing date: Friday 21st January 2022 at 12pm

Interviews: w/c 24th January 2022