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Holy Family Roman Catholic Primary School

Through Work, Through Worship, Through Witness


Great Gates Road, Kirkholt, Rochdale, OL11 2DN

(01706) 640480


Job Vacancies


Catering Manager required 

The Governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Catering Manager to join our happy and successful school with Christ at the centre. You will join a supportive and hard-working team who work together to achieve the best for our pupils in every aspect of school life.


As Catering Manager you will have full operational responsibility for the kitchen and catering team. You will be responsible for ensuring the preparation, production and cooking of all meals are managed efficiently, with a daily service of approximately 180 covers.

The successful candidate will have a passion for serving high quality, freshly cooked meals, focusing on delivering the highest quality food with flair and originality. We are looking for a high energy, flexible and positive person to join our team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

• Kitchen organisation and management - lead, develop, train, and inspire your team

• The preparation and cooking of meals

• Serving of meals where required

• Use and care of equipment

• Have full control of stock

• Ensure consistency of food and service standards

• Manage and improve all controllable costs

• Oversee the main kitchen and menu development

• Deliver exceptional customer service

• Maintain systems & procedures, and legislation

• Carry out regular audits

• Completion of paperwork on a daily and weekly basis

The successful candidate will have:

• Relevant qualifications

• Knowledge of health and safety practices

• Experience within a similar environment

• Experience of managing a catering team

• Experience in food preparation

Holy Family is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

To apply for this position please download the application form and supporting documentation and send completed applications to by 12noon on 12th June 2023



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Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring and background check

The ability to converse at ease with customers and service users and provide advice in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement of this post.

Applicants are advised that by applying for this position they are declaring that they are not subject to any immigration controls or restrictions that prohibit them undertaking work in the UK, and that they are able to provide proof of their Right to Work in the UK if they are invited to attend an interview.

The school will carry out an online search as part of their due-diligence for all shortlisted candidates in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 (para 220).