Situation Vacant – Canteen Manager

Paraparaumu College is a proudly co-educational school of around 1,400 students situated on the beautiful Kāpiti Coast.  We enjoy a spacious campus with a growing roll, an innovative approach to learning, and a commitment to achieving high equitable outcomes for all students.  

We are looking for a Canteen Manager to lead and manage our canteen and catering service.  This is a 32 hour per week, term time only position and is responsible for the smooth running of the canteen and catering service, compliance with all food-related guidelines and regulations, and managing a small team of experienced staff.

This position would suit a person experienced in the catering industry who is able to balance taking a lead role in food preparation, with the management and administration requirements of operating a school canteen and catering service.  The ability to communicate and relate well to students, staff and other customers is essential, along with taking pride in providing excellent customer service in the delivery of high quality food and services.  An awareness of, and willingness to adopt, sustainable practices would be an advantage in this role.

For a job description and application form please see the links below.

Job Description Canteen Manager

Application for Appointment

To apply or if you would like more information please email our Executive Officer, Diane Bradley at

Visits to Paraparaumu College are welcomed and can be arranged.

This position closes on 9 April 2021.