Project Co-ordinator:
Whole School and Settings Approach to Food and Nutrition

Hours: Full time (37 hours per week)
Duration: 5 year fixed term contract
Salary: £29,909 - £32,233
Location: Sheffield

Learn Sheffield has been commissioned to deliver a new 5-year programme to develop and deliver a city wide Whole School and Setting Approach to Food and Nutrition Service. This service forms part of the Sheffield Food and Wellbeing Strategy. The new service will work with schools and learning settings to embed a culture supporting healthy diet, contributing to measures aimed at reducing obesity and ill-health among children and young people.

The new service will be developed through a partnership approach working with local organisations and also with Food for Life, a national charity focussed on promoting healthy food and nutrition.

We want to recruit a project co-ordinator to lead this exciting development. The ideal candidate will bring a strong background, knowledge and experience of food and nutrition, alongside the ability to successfully engage with schools and other settings. The ideal candidate will also have excellent project management, stakeholder management and communication skills.


Closing date for applications 23 April 2019
Interviews will take place on 10 May 2019


For more information, application form and pack or an informal discussion regarding this role please contact or telephone 0114 250 7417 and speak to Evelyn Priestley.


About Learn Sheffield

Learn Sheffield ( is a not for profit schools company which is focussed on school improvement and owned by Sheffield’s schools and colleges (who own 80%) in partnership with Sheffield City Council (who own 20%).

We exist to support and challenge schools and colleges to improve. Our goal, which is set out in the Sheffield Priorities document, is to ensure that Sheffield children receive the best education in the country, so that our young people’s achievement and readiness enables them to be active citizens of a world class city.

Learn Sheffield aims to strengthen city-wide partnership work, both within sectors and between them. We are commissioned to deliver the statutory duties relating to school improvement by Sheffield City Council.

Our purpose is to nurture effective partnerships within an ambitious and effective culture so that, in Sheffield, all of our young people learn with great teachers, in great settings, which are constantly improving.