Kitchen Manager - The Duchy School (Ventrus Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • NJC Grade D £20,444 - £22,571 FTE (paid pro rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

The Duchy School is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools who actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, we offer excellent career and development opportunities.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Kitchen Manager to lead the kitchen at a vibrant primary school in Bradninch, Mid Devon.

We are looking for a talented individual, who has great cooking skills along with a passion for preparing fresh food from scratch, to manage the day-to-day preparation of meals to a high standard within budget, to order food and materials, maintain a hygienic kitchen and to effectively manage another member of the kitchen staff. Alongside this, you will be promoting the service to attract the maximum number of children and positively encouraging healthy food choices.

You should have knowledge and experience as a Kitchen Manager along with the minimum of NVQ Level 2 in Catering; Level 3 would be preferable. You will also have a proven track record of managing teams and controlling catering budgets. In return for your commitment, we are offering an excellent salary combined with school holidays, ensuring a good work life balance, as well as working in a friendly environment.

The Duchy School is part of the Ventrus Multi Academy Trust. Ventrus is a unique organisation of 14 Primary Schools and 1 Secondary School in Devon, providing the very best opportunities for all staff.

Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.

Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.

To apply for this role, please submit your application online via
Please apply by noon on the closing date.
Interview Date: 10 June 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationExeterMid DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX5 4RF

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupManual (Caretaking/Cleaning/Driving/Catering/

  • Salary Details

    NJC Grade D £20,444 - £22,571 FTE (paid pro rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypePart Time/Term TimePart TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    25 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required