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Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time
Contract Term
Start Date
Sept 2022
Scale F Pts 12 17, 11.92 - 12.69/hour. Approx 19,825 - 21,888 (22,571 - 24,920/year FTE based on a 37 hour week)
Closing Date

Catering Manager

Smithdon High School - Wnat


Smithdon High School are seeking to appoint an experienced, confident and capable Catering Manager to lead, motivate and work with a team whose aim is to serve healthy, fresh and nutritious school meals.  A passion for food is essential, as is a willingness to take a full part in the life of the school and encourage healthy eating with all the children. 
You will be managing a busy school canteen alongside a friendly team of catering assitants.
The successful candidate will need to have good communication and interpersonal skills, high expectations themselves and their team and a real commitment to achieving the very highest of standards.Responsibilities will include ordering, preparing and cooking a range of meals using high quality ingredients and the usual administration tasks associated with running a catering unit.
11.92 - 12.69/hour (Approx 19,825 - 21,888, 22,571 - 24,920 FTE based on 37 hour week )
37 hours/ week, 40 weeks/year (term time + 2 weeks) 
Applications to be received by: 18th July 2022
West Norfolk Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check with barred list.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 but Exceptions Order may apply


How to Apply

To apply please complete an application form , please see the application guidance notes for more information and email this to:
Alternatively post your application to the HR Department, West Norfolk Academies Trust, c/o Springwood High School, Queensway, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4AW.
Visits or an informal discussion are welcome following your application. To arrange, please call 01553 773393 or email
Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should a viable field be met before the application closing date. Potential applicants are therefore advised to submit their application form as soon as possible for consideration.


Closing Date for Applications: 18-Jul-2022

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Employer Type
Secondary schools
John Hirst
Age Range
Downs Road
Kings Lynn
PE36 5HY
01485 534541
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Smithdon High School - Wnat

A secondary School of West Norfolk Academies Trust

At Smithdon High School we share a simple vision. Every child is supported to make progress in every single lesson, every single day.
Smithdon High School is a wonderful place to work and learn. Our expectations are high, because we know our students can achieve them and more. Our standards are high because we value positivity and mutual respect. Our positive learning environment challenges students to be the best they can be.
We are also at the centre of the community in Hunstanton and West Norfolk. We will always embrace opportunities to strengthen existing and explore new relationships within our community.
Our buildings are both innovative and modern and create the best facilities for our students to learn and - coupled with an innovative and creative curriculum alongside outstanding specialist staff - achieve.
We will always stand by our core values of "work hard, be kind and smile."
At Smithdon High School we welcome applicants who want to make a positive difference to the lives of our students.
We are part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust whose aim is to challenge and support a small group of schools to provide an excellent education for the young people of West Norfolk.
The Trust works in a supportive partnership with Primary and Secondary schools with each school maintaining their unique identity and ethos.
The schools work together to ensure maximum benefit for all students through economies of scale and shared resources.
The Trusts clear strategic vision for the future is based around four key areas:
  • Maximising student achievement
  • Ensuring each student is engaged with the school
  • Ensuring our students have access to world class resources
  • Delivering outstanding teaching and learning