Catering Team Leader
Rush Green Campus

Job reference: 002053

Location: Rush Green Campus

Closing date: 18/08/2022

Interview Date: Not specified

Salary: £24,267 - £26,246 (1 FTE) pa inc London Weighting

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Refectory

Hours per week: 36

About Us

Barking & Dagenham College is a vibrant and highly successful College in East London with circa 12,500 students, circa 500 established staff and a turnover of £35m.  The College offers routes into learning from entry level through to MBA level, including apprenticeships, higher level apprentices, higher education and job centre plus clients.  We have technical specialist areas from level 3 and above with a broad based curriculum up to level 2.  

We are immensely proud of the achievements of our students, our entrepreneurial and motivated staff team and our extensive partnership network.  The College trains circa 850 apprentices, including circa 110 higher level apprenticeships and delivers work place training, traineeships and higher level technical and professional specialisms up to MBA level in our 4 strategic vocational areas; Construction, Design & Management; Engineering including mechatronics & robotics; Digital Creative; Health & Social Care and Leadership and Management across the pan London occupational sectors.

Our Values

What are our values?

We are:

  • Learner Focused- ensuring they are at the heart of everything we do;
  • Respectful- valuing and treating all fairly as individuals;
  • Passionate- demonstrating energising, engaging and inspiring all to achieve their potential;
  • Collaborative- always working together to achieve excellence and growth;
  • Excellent- in learning, teaching and assessment, the key to our success.   

Join our Team!

We have some exciting opportunities available at Barking and Dagenham College. We are looking for a Catering Team Leader ​​​​​​​to join our team, working across all of the BDC sites.

The Catering Team Leader is responsible for supervising operations of Food and Beverage outlets to deliver an excellent customer and learner experience while working with the team to ensure departmental targets are met.

You are responsible for supervising operations of Food and Beverage outlets to deliver an excellent Guest and Learner experience. You will also be required to communicate and delegate tasks to the team to ensure departmental targets are achieved. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • •Supervise Food and Beverage Outlet operations
  • •Communicate and delegate tasks to the team
  • •Ensure compliance of college standards
  • •Manage customers queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • •Represent needs of the team
  • •Assist Food and Beverage management with achieving financial targets
  • •Assist Food and Beverage management with training and development of team members and learners
  • •Assist with annual and mid-year appraisals with team members under your responsibility
  • •Comply with college security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation
  • •Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships

The successful candidate will proven supervisory experience, along with proven understanding and experience of price & cost management and revenue maximisation.

It is essential that you have excellent communication and leadership skills, along with experience of managing a busy environment.  Proven experience in the day to day support of a highly visible team is a must, as is experience of determining food inventory needs, stocking and ordering, and ​​​​experience of supervising apprenticeships and student placements

The ideal candidate will hold the following;

  • Food & Beverage qualification
  • Team Leadership qualification
  • English and Maths L2 qualification
  • Working knowledge of computer software programmes

A Basic Food Hygiene Certificate is also desirable

If you can do all of the above, then we want to hear from you!

 *Please note, that we have the right to interview candidates before the application deadline* 

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