Catering Supervisor

Jesus College are seeking to appoint a Catering Supervisor to supervise and lead the front of house team with the daily operational needs of the department. This is a hands-on role working directly with the rest of the catering and conference team to deliver all aspects of the College’s catering and conference services.

The successful candidate will be expected to ensure an excellent, smooth and efficient delivery of all catering and conference services throughout the entire College including Hall, Cafeteria, Conference and West Court. They will liaise very closely with all the other catering and conference team members making sure all information, function sheets, handover documents are accurate and available at all times.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Undertaking Duty Manager Shift’s, ensuring the highest level of customer service is delivered from guest arrival through to departure.
  • Supporting management with the planning and organising of all staff, ensuring that all services are covered effectively. 
  • Proactively managing any staffing challenges, equipment breakdown, and customers’ requests.
  • Always maintaining hygiene and food safety standards and to follow all food safety and health and safety policies in place. 
  • Maintaining all records as determined by the College policies and industry best practices. 
  • To lead by example and train others who maybe working in the same area.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact the Manciple on 01223 760506 or email

Further details and a College application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form are available to download. 


Jesus College, Cambridge CB5 8BL
Salary of £25,427 per annum
Closing date
Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Vacancy type
Full Time
How to apply
Please send a copy of your CV, completed College application form and equal opportunity form by the closing date
Please email with all of your completed forms.