Chef Manager - Edna G. Olds Academy - L.E.A.D. Academy Trust

Chef Manager - Edna G. Olds Academy

Closing date: 26/02/2018
Salary: £ Actual pro rate salary 17,206.68 - 19,175.88

Job description:

Edna G. Olds Academy is looking to recruit a creative & dynamic CHEF MANAGER To Lead and Manage our In-House Catering Provision. 

Salary range FTE £18,070 - £20,138

Actual pro rata salary £17,206.68 – £19,175.88 

Full time 37 hours pw (approx. 44 wks pa)

(plus cover for training days and school events, open evenings, hospitality etc) 

We have a tremendous opportunity for a creative chef manager to develop and lead something already well established, innovative and dynamic.  In return you will enjoy the benefits of excellent working hours and holidays.  Full support and training will be given by our experienced Catering Advisors – School Catering Support using the established brand, Relish! – highly regarded by The Children’s Food Trust. 

We have 246 pupils on role at the school and we are looking to provide all daily food services, including breakfast and after school club and a quality, healthy lunch. We take great pride in the food choices we offer to our children through our exciting and diverse bespoke menus. 

This exciting position will see you taking responsibility for the preparation and serving of healthy meals, working closely with school staff to maintain and increase the uptake of school meals, leading our established catering team, managing our catering budget and working in close liaison with our school catering support service. 

Edna G. Olds is a member of the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust which is made up of a dynamic group of schools, whose vision is to provide the highest quality education through outstanding leadership. The Trust’s emphasis on collaboration along with high quality coaching and training ensures that we continuously strive to promote outstanding practice in all our schools.

For further information and an application pack please contact Lucy Alcorn, Academy Finance Manager at Edna G.Olds Academy, on 0115 9156813 or e-mail

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Closing date:                      Monday 26th February 2018        

Interviews:                         Friday 2nd March 2018                   

Proposed Start Date:      April 2018


The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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