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Assistant Catering Manager/Cook


Post: Assistant Catering Manager/Cook

Post Details: 32.5 hours a week, part time/term time only Term time only working hours of 7.00am – 2.00pm

Salary Scale: Grade 4, PT 6 – 9 £20,043 – £21,269 FTE Pro-rata salary for 32.5 hours/term time only £14,944 – £15,858

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special.  AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils.  All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work.  We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offer excellent CPD opportunities.

We currently have the following vacancy at Iford Academy, Petersfield Rd, Bournemouth BH7 6QP.

We currently have an opportunity for an Assistant Cook/Catering Manager to come and join the catering team at Iford Academy, helping to provide the freshly cooked meals for our pupils and staff.

This role reports to the Catering Manager, and is a hands-on, operational cooking/kitchen role, whilst also supporting a team to deliver the best quality food. You will be passionate about producing the highest quality food, whilst also supporting the team and maintaining excellent service, food hygiene, and health & safety standards. All within a fast-paced environment of a school lunch deadline.

For this role you will need a strong, proven, catering background, preferably also with City & Guilds 706/1&2, or NVQ equivalent in professional Cookery.

Closing date for applications: 24th January 2022

Interviews will take place: week commencing 31st January 2022

Start Date: February/March 2022

For an application pack please contact Laura Kimber (Admin Lead) 01202 424361, [email protected]

Or visit our website

(Please note, we do not accept application by CV)

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks.


Assistant Cook-Catering Manager JD Iford

Assistant Catering Manager PS.1 Iford

AAT Application Form 2020-21