Cafe Manager

Polden Bower School

Cafe Manager

We are seeking a Manager for our brand-new Bower Café, opening in the Autumn term. We are looking for someone who is welcoming and inspiring to join the team.

This is a Grade 12 post, (£22,183 – £25,481 dependent upon experience), all year round with 27 days’ holiday plus bank holidays.

The working day begins at 7.30a.m., but as this is a new venture, hours will have to be varied to meet the needs of the school initially.

Polden Bower Special School has 160 children on roll and is located on the edge of Bridgwater, within easy access of all arterial roads. It’s a fantastic place to work with state-of-the-art facilities for all the children and young people, this includes a warm water pool for physiotherapy; a sports hall; a sensory room; and fully accessible classrooms with the latest teaching technology.  Polden Bower School is part of a growing partnership which also includes The Bridge School, Sedgemoor and Avalon School.

Brief outline of duties:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the cafe and its staff in line with all Polden Bower’s policies and procedures.
  • Monitor income and expenditure & produce monthly reports.
  • Prepare, cook and serve menu items adhering to all food hygiene standards.
  • Co-ordinate with vendors and suppliers as required to ensure supplies are maintained.

In return, the school will offer full induction, ongoing professional development and a supportive staff team.

Polden Bower School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview. This post requires a criminal background check via the disclosure procedure. The successful applicant will therefore be subject to an Enhanced DBS.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for the role

Telephone: 01278 496386


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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £22,183 to £25,481
  • Job Category
    Hospitality / Catering
Job Location