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Assistant Catering and Admin Manager


Assistant Catering and Admin Manager
October 2022

St John’s College is a world-class Christian, African school situated on a magnificent campus in Houghton, Johannesburg, offering quality education from Nursery School to Post-Matric. The school has an outstanding academic record, entering candidates for the examinations of the IEB and the Cambridge A Levels.

We seek to appoint an experienced Assistant Catering Manager who can:

  • Assist the Catering Manager in all aspects involved with the production and serving of meals within budgeted parameters;
  • Provide clerical support to the kitchen by coordinating functions and food service;
  • Manage stock levels through the POS system; and
  • Control orders, deliveries and storage of goods.
  • The prospective candidate must be flexible, as the role requires shift work, including evenings and over some weekends, depending on the needs of the organisation.

The successful candidate should:

  • Have at least two years of experience in hospitality and/or catering management, including administrative responsibilities;
  • Experience in school boarding catering would be advantageous;
  • Have excellent administration, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Conscientious commitment to customer service;
  • Strong team player;
  • Capable of working under pressure, can prioritise and schedule workflows;
  • Sound organizational skills;
  • Experience in the management of catering stock and menu costing;
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office;
  • Possess creativity, initiative, integrity and honesty;
  • In possession of a valid SA driver’s licence;
  • Have a Sexual Offender’s and Child Protection register clearance certificate, and
  • Be willing to support the Christian ethos of the organisation.

Please complete the attached link by no later than 15 August 2022

St John’s College, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.

The school reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. The appointment of candidates is at the sole discretion of St John’s College, taking into account factors such as St John’s College Employment Equity Policy. Applications are welcomed from South African citizens only or persons with a valid work permit. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from St John’s College within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful in your application.

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St John's College, Houghton
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