We have a great opportunity based at our Kettering campus for a Chef Manager to become a key member of our Bedford College Services department.
As a Chef Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:
- Controlling the day to day running of the kitchen team and assist the Catering Manager in managing and supervising the entire food production for the Bedford College Services Ltd outlet, achieve and exceed Bedford College Services’ standards.
Our ideal candidates will have two years recent experience in a large operation and experience of using cooking skills to intensify flavours and enhance the taste., alongside the following qualifications:
- Level 2 Kitchen, Larder or Vocational experience. (3+ years of supervisory level).
- Hygiene Qualification at Level 2
- English and Mathematics or similar at GCSE grade A-C or equivalent or willingness to achieve English and Mathematics at Level 2 or equivalent
Successful candidates must also be able to demonstrate alignment to our organisational values:
- Student centred - At our heart is always doing what is best for our students. We consider students in all of our decision making to create positive outcomes and memorable experiences for every student.
- Educational excellence - We promote educational excellence by delivering programmes that challenge our students to achieve their ambitions.
- Teamwork - We are one team who by working together can achieve great things, respecting the opinion and valuing the contribution each of us makes.
- Continuous improvement - We challenge ourselves to always do better by trying new things, sharing knowledge, reflecting on best practice and learning from others.
- Caring - We care about the wellbeing of our staff, our students, our community and wider society, creating an environment built on trust where we listen, engage and support each other.
- Inclusive - We celebrate differences and diversity, recognising that we can learn from each other.
Further details of the safeguarding requirements and essential criteria for the post can found within the Job Description.
The Bedford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to thorough vetting process which includes, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide. The Bedford College Group's policy on Employment of Ex-Offenders is attached to this vacancy.
Candidates who are barred from working with children are reminded it is a criminal offence to apply for this post.
The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.
Contract Type – Bedford College Services
- 40 hours per week (1.0 FTE) / 52 weeks per year
- 25 days per annum (plus public holidays), pro rata for part-time
- Fixed-term position until 22/12/2023
- Peoples Pension
- Free on-site parking during weekdays and weekends (subject to availability)
- Retail and leisure discounts
Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed.
Attachments: Chef Manager SW JD Feb 2020 new (1).docx
For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.
- The Bedford College Group
- £23,000 per annum
- Subject Area
- Job Level
- Manager, Facilities Support
- Job Function
- Estates and Facilities
- Contract Type
- Full Time