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School Food Matters
Posted: 13 Jun 2022
Deadline: 19 Jul 2022
Compensation: £28,515 FTE per annum
Paid Full-time Part-time Flexible hours Fixed term / contract
Job Title: Project Officer
Position Type: Paid
Reports to: Programme Manager
Based at: School Food Matters, The Bridge, 7b Parkshot, London TW9 2RD
Working Hours: 4/5 days a week, 9am-5pm (some flexibility required to attend breakfast and after school clubs)
Salary: £28,515 FTE equating to £22,812 for 0.8 FTE
Pension: School Food Matters matches pension contributions at 5% of pensionable earnings
Holiday: 25/31 days including bank holidays that fall on working days. Holidays must be taken during the school holidays
Contract: Maternity Cover
Background to School Food Matters
School Food Matters (SFM) exists to teach children about food and to improve children’s access to healthy, sustainable food during their time at school. We provide fully funded food education programmes to schools. Our experience delivering these programmes informs and strengthens our campaigns, bringing the voices of children, parents and teachers to government policy.
Childhood Obesity Programme
Funded by Impact on Urban Health, a part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity, this five-year programme will work with 80 primary and secondary schools in Lambeth and Southwark. Building on our earlier Healthy Zones programme, we have developed a variety of activities to improve the food on offer throughout the school day. We will consider the needs of each school and offer support accordingly. This will include support to develop and implement food policies and/or to introduce healthier food to after school and breakfast clubs.
Key Tasks include:
Once you have thoroughly read this Job Description and had a careful look at our website, please complete the application form here. The electronic form cannot be saved so we suggest you use the word document here as a template.
Applications must be submitted by midnight on Tuesday 19 July 2022. Interviews will be held at our offices at The Bridge, 7b Parkshot, London TW9 2RD on Thursday 28 July 2022.
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About School Food Matters
School Food Matters is a small charity based in London. Our mission is to ensure that every child enjoys fresh sustainable food at school and understands where their food comes from. To achieve this we listen to and involve parents, children and schools. We work together to improve school meals and support food education through cooking, growing and visits to farms. Over the past ten years, our food education programmes have reached tens of thousands of children across the UK.