General Services Manager | Second Chef | Houskeeping Supervisor | Caretaker | General Cleaners | Day Matron – Windermere School, Windermere

Windermere School is an IB World and Round Square School for students from the UK and overseas from the age of 3 to 18. We currently have the following vacancies:

General Services Manager

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager to develop the School’s Catering and Domestic Services functions within the School. Managing a team of 20, you will be responsible for providing three meals per day, seven days per week, for 34 weeks of the School Term across the primary and secondary campuses which are one mile apart. In addition, the General Services Manager will manage the cleaning and caretaking team, and be responsible for internal School events.

This role will suit someone with experience of managing high volume catering and managing staff. The successful candidate will have the skills and motivation to build on the existing provision and deliver change where needed, whilst providing compliance with all the necessary food standards and regulations.

Full time, full year position, usually working five days per week. Some flexibility may be needed for events, but in the main there is no requirement for regular evening or weekend working. Salary £35,000 per annum.

Please contact Sue Ross, Business Manager, on 015394 46164 for further information.

Full-Time Second Chef – 45hrs a week

Full time position working 45 hours a week over 5 days in a 7-day week (including both Saturday and Sunday), between the hours of 7am-7pm.

The position would suit an experienced all-round chef looking to work only 5 evenings a year maximum and join our established team. Salary £26,500 per annum.

Full-Time Housekeeping Supervisor – 40hrs a week

Managing a team of 8, the position will include some cleaning of areas, stock control and the monitoring of standards in both boarding houses and general areas around the School.

The hours are flexible but the applicant must be able to start before 8am. Salary £22,400 per annum.

Full time Caretaker – 37.5hrs a week

Full time position between the hours of 2pm- 10pm Monday to Friday during term time with some possible flexibility in the hours during school holiday periods. This job includes cleaning of agreed areas of the school, securing the site at the end of each day as well as the setting up of exam rooms and school functions.

Salary £20,475 per annum.

General Cleaners

We are looking for general cleaners. Full time positions and term time positions available. Any combination of hours will be considered. £10 per hour.

Please contact Nick Kirkpatrick 07769898266 for further information on the Chef, Caretaker and Housekeeper and Cleaning roles.

Day Matron – 40hrs a week, 41 weeks per year

Supporting students in the boarding houses, Mondays to Fridays 8am to 4.30pm during the 35 weeks of term time, plus 6 weeks during the school holidays and travel days. Actual annual pay £20,400.

Please contact Mel Monk, Head of Boarding, on 015394 46164 for further information.

All posts have these benefits: 33 days holiday a year plus any lieu time accrued. Generous company pension scheme and excellent sickness benefits. Considerable discounted school fees. The School closes at Christmas.

Closing date for all posts: Thursday 19 May 2022 at 12 noon

Please apply by downloading further information and an application form from the Vacancies section of our website:

Windermere School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Windermere School
Patterdale Road, Windermere, Cumbria LA23 1NW
T: 01539 446164

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