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Catering Operations Manager

Whether you’re an outstanding Teacher or an innovative Support worker, Shooters Hill Sixth Form College’s inclusive, dynamic and creative ethos provides an imaginative workplace in which you will be supported to develop your knowledge and practice throughout your tenure. We are extremely proud of our diverse workforce and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We are looking to appoint a motivated, customer focused and well organised individual to join our friendly, and high performing Catering Department. The successful candidate will develop and maintain excellent working relationships with staff, students and external companies. This is an excellent high-profile position for a Catering Operations Manager, who should have a solid, proven record in a similar role and a passion for a fresh and exciting food offer.  To succeed in this role, you should have exceptional leadership skills to be able to lead a team of staff across a number of food outlets on the site and be able to demonstrate an outstanding ability to operate in a complex multiple stakeholder environment and have a strategic and commercial approach to managing this key contract.

If you are looking to take the next step of your own journey and use your proven track record of success, to make a positive contribute to the students’ College experience, then this College could be the place for you.


Post: Catering Operations Manager

Salary: PO4 £41,586 - £44,628

Hours: Full Time, all year round

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Working collaboratively within a team and cross College.
  • Enthusiasm, self-motivated and have a proactive approach to tasks.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • High level of customer care and integrity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

If you possess these attributes and you are looking for a new opportunity, then we look forward to receiving your application.

What are the benefits of working for Shooters Hill Sixth Form College?

At Shooters Hill Sixth Form College we value our employees, as they are vital to our continued success. We are a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

Some of the attractive benefits we offer our employees:

  • Supportive and friendly colleagues
  • Competitive pension scheme TPS (for Teaching staff) or LGPS (for Support staff)
  • High quality professional development
  • Various health & wellbeing benefits including, free flu voucher, free onsite gym, access to funded Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) available 24/7, 365 days a year including confidential staff counselling service, health cash plans (Credit Union)
  • Dedicated staff wellbeing days throughout the year
  • Rewards and recognition for employee outstanding service And much more

For full details about this post, please download the Job Description.  Alternatively, contact our Human Resources Department via E-mail on or by telephone on 020 8319 9725.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the interest you have shown in our vacancy at Shooters Hill Sixth Form College and wish you well in your application.

Closing date: Friday 24th June, at 12:00 midday 

Interviews will take place soon after the closing date.

Deadlines for applications

Please submit your application by the deadline date of Friday 24th June, at 12:00 midday.  Interviews are scheduled to take place soon after the closing date.  However, please note that we reserve the right to interview prior to the deadline date.

Informal visits to the college/department are very welcome by appointment.

At Shooters Hill Sixth Form College, we celebrate the diversity of all our staff, students and visitors. We provide a safe and supportive environment in which everyone is able to study and work to the best of their abilities. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society, we are committed to promoting equality, diversity & inclusion for all.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

As part of our recruitment process, Shooters Hill Sixth Form College collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants.  We are committed to being transparent about how we collect and use that data and to meet its data protection obligations.