Head Chef - LP10

In Partnership to Educate, Nurture & Empower

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Head Chef to lead a catering team of five working in our in-house catering service. As a valued member of our school staff you will be working alongside our well behaved, hardworking children and our friendly, experienced staff in a supportive environment committed to the continued success of our pupils and school.

The successful candidate will ideally come from a high volume catering background, be computer literate with a passion for good food sourced from high quality catering suppliers. You will be keen to promote high standards and should be sympathetic to the Christian character of the school. Applicants must hold City and Guilds 7061 and 7062 or equivalent and also the required hygiene certificate. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

What we offer:

  • Highly supportive, friendly and committed staff
  • A stimulating and supportive working and learning environment
  • Polite, pleasant and hardworking children
  • A commitment to ongoing CPD

Abbey Multi Academy Trust is a Trust consisting of eight academies (three secondary, five primary) in the geographical areas of the Anglican Diocese of Leeds and Calderdale. All our academies share in the Trust’s mission to work In Partnership to 'Educate, Nurture and Empower'. For more information about us or our primary academies please visit the following links:

Abbey MAT

Lightcliffe CE Primary School

Visits to our school to meet the team and experience our wonderful atmosphere, are warmly welcomed and encouraged and can be arranged by contacting admin@lightcliffeceprimary.co.uk

To apply please download recruitment pack and email completed application form to


Closing date: Thursday 24th October 2019

Interview date: w/c 28th October 2019

This school 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 a Disclosure and Barring Service check. We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds/Calderdale.

Name & Registered Office:

Abbey Multi Academy Trust
c/o Chapter House
Abbey Grange Church of England Academy
Butcher Hill
LS16 5EA
Registered Company Number: 07705552