Working for City Catering Southampton

City Catering Southampton employs over 250 staff, the vast majority of which operate in our school kitchens across Southampton. We are always looking for enthusiastic people who can work over the lunchtime period to help prepare and serve lunches to pupils at our schools.

Start a career in school catering

Start a new career in catering and enjoy the flexibility of term-time work while fueling the young minds of the next generation. We provide all the food, health and safety and kitchen development training you will need to succeed.

No previous experience is required.

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Catering Assistant

Assist the school caterer and cook supervisor to provide a high-quality catering service to the school and its pupils. Full training will be provided, and this role is suitable for people looking for a term time role.

Assistant Cook

Support the Head of Kitchen with the delivery of school meals to pupils in Southampton. Work with the catering assistant to cook, maintain kitchen hygiene and comply with health and hygiene standards.

Head of Kitchen

Lead a schools catering kitchen and manage the ordering, preparation, cooking and food service to schools and their pupils. Recruit and supervise catering staff and work with other Heads of Kitchen to deliver a 1st class catering service to Southampton Schools.


Work for an organisation
that cares

We are a charitable organisation that genuinely cares about the pupils we serve, and we are committed to providing the very best service to schools. We continuously improve by listening to staff ideas that identify better ways of working and improve the service we provide to schools.


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Benefits of working with us

With flexible working hours, life assurance and a dedicated employee helpline; you can enjoy a variety benefits working for City Catering Southampton.


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