Current Recruitment Vacancies…

Salary: Grade 13 Spinal Points 17-21

Hours of work: 35-hours per week, 38 weeks per year

West Monkton Primary is currently looking for an enthusiastic Kitchen Manager / Cook to join our team from September 2018.  This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to manage a brand new project with catering moving to in-house production from September 2018.  Meals are currently regenerated onsite through an outsourced catering provider.

We are looking for an organised, positive, passionate individual with an enthusiasm for great food and promoting a healthy lifestyle.  Experience of working within a commercial context is desirable but not essential.


  • To manage, organise and supervise the catering facilities at the school in accordance with the standards required by the Senior Management Team, Governing Body and all other key stakeholders.
  • To be responsible for the preparation, cooking and service of food and for standards of hygiene and cleanliness.
  • To ensure efficient and economic use of all resources within the catering operation at the school.
  • To successfully engage all school stakeholders and engage pupil / staff meals per day.

Please refer to the job description for broader requirements of the role.


  • Educated to 4 GCSE’s or above including English and Maths
  • Level 3 NVQ qualification or equivalent
  • Excellent craft skills background
  • Successful progressive background in catering (preferably commercial)
  • Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene or above
  • Strong Supervisory experience
  • Ability to display a real passion for food and customer service

Application form and further details from:

Closing Date:    Wednesday 20th June 2018      

Short listing:     Thursday 21st June 2018

Interview Date:  W/c 25th June 2018 

Start Date:  Wednesday 29th August 2018

Dates are subject to change 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check.