Chef Manager

St Thomas More Catholic Primary School, Kidlington, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 1EA

62 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    25 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 August 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£14.00 per hour term time only

Chef Manager job summary

Chef Manager - Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5

Primary School Chef ManagerinKidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 - Term Time Only

Aspens Services is an established and successful school contract caterer, providing meals to children in schools up and down the country. We are currently looking for a Chef Manager to lead our team at one of our schools in Oxfordshire. Please read on to see details of this position.

As a Chef Manager you will have full operational and financial responsibility for this busy primary school kitchen in Oxfordshire. Within this role, you will be focussing on delivering the highest quality of food and service along with flair, originality and the ability to make this one of the best school catering offers in the area.

  • Monday to Friday
  • 30hours per week
  • 39 weeks per year based around term time
  • 4.2 weeks holiday entitlement
  • £14.00 per hour
  • Based in a primary school in Oxfordshire, OX5

School Chef Manager Key Responsibilities

  • As a Chef Manager, you will lead, develop, coach, train, and inspire the team in your kitchen
  • Have full control of of the catering operation in your school kitchen including stock, food, and labour costs
  • Ensure consistency of food and service standards in your school catering operation
  • Drive sales through monthly promotions and added value events
  • Manage and improve all controllable costs
  • Oversee the main kitchen and menu development
  • Deliver exceptional customer service
  • Maintain company systems & procedures, and legislation
  • Carry out regular audits

School Chef Manager Ideal Candidate

  • OND or HND qualified would be advantageous
  • Craft based experience using fresh ingredients
  • Knowledge of health and safety practises
  • Financial understanding of gross profit management and achieving sales targets
  • Line management experience is advantageous
  • Experience within a similar environment

Applying for the job

Apply now and come to work for one of the top 100 fastest growing independent companies in the UK with great career opportunities!

We expect all staff to share our commitment of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought by the company.

Check out the Aspens Services website here to find out more about how we cater within our school catering contracts.

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About St Thomas More Catholic Primary School, Kidlington

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
200 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Aspens Services Ltd are an independent school contract catering company who are regularly on the lookout for Catering Managers, Chef Managers and Chefs.

As a company, we are seeking candidates who have a passion for serving high quality, freshly cooked meals from locally sourced ingredients every day.

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