St John Vianney RC School, Rye Bank Road, Firswood, Stretford M16 0EX

Employer: St John Vianney RC School

Closing: 12:00pm (noon) on Monday 22nd April 2024

Permanent 30 hours per week, Term Time only contract from June 2024 (or possibly earlier).

Salary: NJC pts 7-11 (£24 294 to £25 979). Salary to be prorated to 30 working hours.

The Governors of this Roman Catholic day school for pupils with autism, learning difficulties and complex needs are seeking to appoint well-qualified, ambitious and committed Catering Manager who will join the school team on the next stage of its journey. This is a fantastic opportunity for suitably experienced Manager, with a proven record of success. The School will move into its new build premises in March 2025. The position provides excellent opportunities for further career progression.

Each successful candidate will be:

  • An excellent Catering Manager able to develop high quality catering provision for pupils and take responsibility for the safe, effective and efficient operation of the kitchen.
  • A Catering Manager with skills and experience in meeting the varying food and nutritional needs of our children and young people.
  • A Catering Manager who is dedicated to improving the life choices of all children.
  • Committed to partnership with families and other agencies.
  • Knowledgeable and passionate about SEND pupils and their needs.
  • Able to work as part of a team and to inspire and lead other staff.
  • Committed to sustaining and developing the school and its Catholic ethos.

We will offer you:

  • A lively, creative and inclusive School, committed to improving the lives of children and young people.
  • A supportive and friendly environment.
  • An excellent and well-established Catering team, with a 5-star Environmental Health rating.
  • The opportunity to work in partnership with the other staff members in helping develop the culture of the school.
  • An ambitious, dedicated and hardworking team, consistently supporting the School on its journey to outstanding.
  • A Governing Body who is supportive and passionate about achieving the highest standards of provision in all areas and who is committed to the professional development of the staff.

Closing date for applications is 12:00pm (noon) on Monday 22nd April 2024
Interviews are planned for the week commencing 6th May 2024

To download an application pack and for more information about our school please visit our website:

Please send completed applications to Lorna Hamilton via email:

St John Vianney School and The Diocese of Salford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All post holders are subject to enhanced DBS checks and Disqualification Declaration.