• Belfast
  • £ £ 10.28
  • Temporary
  • helen.whiteside@premiere-agency.com

Unit Catering Supervisor

Location: Greater Belfast 

Temporary contract 

Hours: Mon – Fri –7.30am / 8.30am start – 36 hrs paid per week

Salary – £10.28 

New opportunity for a Unit Catering Supervisor to work for the Education Authority. The role will involve cooking, preparing and organising the food service and promoting this service to parents, principals and customers. 

With a vision to inspire, support and challenge all children and young people to be the best that they can be; the Education Authority is a highly regarded organisation supporting all aspects of children’s journey through education.  


  • Term-time work 
  • local work 
  • provide a service to the school community


  • Execute skilled cooking activities connected to the full range of menu provisions for example preparation of menus, portion control, special dietary meals and function catering where appropriate.
  • Organise and supervise food service, to include all aspects, service points and the transportation of meals.
  • Actively promote the service through parents, principals and customers to increase the uptake of meals.
  • Ensure that the kitchen and dining centres, if applicable, meet current standards of food safety legislation.
  • Ensure all catering practice complies with appropriate Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Responsible for securing the unit.
  • Ensure effective communication links with the school on all aspects of service delivery.
  • Ensure effective communication at all levels through regular staff meetings.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Hold either (A) or (B):
  • NVQ level 2 in food preparation and cooking or City & Guilds 706-1 & 706-2 or equivalent or higher relevant qualification OR
  • Two years’ experience of food preparation and cooking within a catering establishment
  1. Evidence of effective supervision or management of a catering team

Effective leadership and people management skills to successfully motivate, manage and develop a team 

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Effective planning, organisational and decision-making skills and an ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

Ability to promote and develop the catering service to our children and young people