Deputy Catering Manager

Date Posted: Monday 11 July 2022

Vacancy Type: Full-time / Term time

Closing date for application: 28/07/2022

Interview date: 04/08/2022

Permanent / Full-time/ Term time plus 4 Weeks 

Actual Salary £28,592.31 per annum (£30,975 FTE)

Required for September 2022

STAHS is a vibrant school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents and alumni. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

As Deputy Catering Manager, you will deputise for and support the Catering Operations Manager. You will manage the delivery of catering services and be a ‘hands on’ team player who can give focus to daily service delivery and the set-up of functions and events. You will also be responsible for the back-office delivery of multiple administrative duties.

This is a permanent position, offered on a full-time basis, 40 hours per week, term time plus 4 weeks (39 weeks total). The working hours will be Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm with a 30 minute paid lunch break. A flexible approach to work is required as there may be occasional requirements for you to work outside of your normal hours to cater for school events. There will be occasional evening and weekend working to support school events, for which over time will be granted at managers discretion.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London
  • Use of sports facilities, including gym*
  • An extensive benefits package; free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance
  • Competitive salary


* Conditions apply

To apply for this role please complete and return the Job Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and either email this to our HR Department at or post it to our HR Department, St Albans High School for Girls, Townsend Avenue, St Albans, AL1 3SJ. You may incorporate further details, including your own bespoke CV if you wish, together with any observations on the job description you may have, along with your covering letter.

Closing date for applications is Midday Thursday 28 July 2022

Interviews to be held Thursday 4 August 2022

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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