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Rugeley School, Blithbury Road, Blithbury, Rugeley, WS15 3JQ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£16,328.047 per annum (Term time)


37.5hrs/week Hours of kitchen opening are 7.00am-5.30pm - these will be rota'd Mon - Fri

Job Advert Role Description

Rugeley School is an independent residential school for children with Autism from the age of 5-19 years.  Our school, which opened in May 2000, stands at the forefront in the education of children with Autism.

To manage the provision of the Catering Service for Rugeley School and its associated residencies.  Supervise, develop and motivate a team of catering staff on all sites. To be actively involved in the preparation and cooking. Ensure operational standards comply with the Company's ASC. To be responsible for managing the food budget, stock ordering and stock rotation. Research and create new menus ensuring healthy eating guidelines and special dietary requirements are met. Experience of working in a busy catering environment is essential. Due to the loactions of our sites being able to drive and having access to a car would be beneficial as driving to cover other local sites may be required. Hours of work with be between 7am and 5pm worked on a rota basis Monday to Friday during term time. Please note this will be working weeks of 41 per year.

Division DBS info


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.


Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.


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