Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    19 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    23 March 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Level 6, £19,869

Job summary

Executive Principal: Mrs L Brammer
Required: As Soon As Possible
Chef Manager
Level 6, 35 Hours per week, Term Time Only
Actual Salary, £19,869

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, experienced Chef Manager to lead our team at Maple Court Academy. The successful candidate will need to be flexible in this role as you will be expected to support the Trust Hospitality Manager in the efficient and smooth operations of all our Academies within the Alpha Academies Trust and deputise in this absence.

We need someone who:
• Has industry wide experience of large scale catering. Taking full responsibility of our catering business with the support of our Alpha Academies Trust Hospitality Manager;
• Will ensure the highest of standards for the Academies dining experience;
• Possesses the leadership ability to grow the catering business without compromising the standards that we demand;
• Has passion for delivering top quality, healthy balanced meals with fresh ingredients;
• The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to use their skills in Academies across the Trust and as the Trust grows further there will be additional opportunities for career development and pay progression;
• The ability to lead, train and mentor your team to achieve the highest standards and enhance their skills;
• Promote health and safety policies and procedures throughout including H.A.C.C.P;
• Can work to a budget, and provide weekly trading reports including food and labour costs.

Ideal Candidate:
• Have a can do attitude and be able to work within a busy site;
• Good team player;
• Outstanding Management skills;
• Experience as a chef in a busy environment;
• Well organised;
• Able to motivate staff and be a strong leader;
• Excellent customer service skills in building relationships;
• Strong financial awareness of the business;
• Be passionate about food and always work to very high standards.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

Applying for the job

If you feel that the position is of an interest and you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you. For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website, Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
465 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
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About Maple Court Academy

Maple Court is a large primary academy with almost 500 pupils located in the Bentilee area of Stoke-on-Trent. Children enter the Academy with very low literacy and numeracy skills and the academy is ambitious to provide all pupils with the skills, knowledge and understanding to succeed in later life. We expect excellence from everyone and believe that all of our pupils can achieve excellence too.

The Alpha Academies Trust sets a very clear vision for all its educational providers: to champion the life chances of learners in the community it serves. This vision is systematically implemented in Maple Court Academy. As a result, pupils receive good quality education in a safe environment where their best interests are uppermost.

School location

Beverley Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 0QD

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