Culinary Lecturer (Hourly Paid Lecturer)

As part of our new Mayor Academies to get Londoners into work and training we are looking for an hourly paid Culinary Tutor. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of both classical and modern techniques as well as desire to teach and to inspire young people to progress into the industry. They will have a strong commitment to personnel development & must relish the challenge of joining one of the world’s leading educational culinary arts departments. 

The Mayor Academies will focus on the London recovery programme and getting Londoners back into work by offering training programmes to fill the skills gap faced by industry. Supporting CCCG Mayors Academies across the Hospitality sector, we are bringing together industry standards training and education to Londoners

Support with recruiting learners and engaging with local communities and businesses by ding demoes and talks will also be required, as you will be helping to build relationships with stakeholders and local communities to support pathways into the Hospitality sector. 

Previous experience of working in a professional culinary environment is essential.  Experience of delivering high quality food preparation and culinary training is desirable. The college would welcome applications from individuals who meet these criteria but have not necessarily worked in a college environment.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist in the delivery and assessment of the Training offer, which will include bespoke short-course provision.

• Assist in the design and promotion of programmes as directed by the Academy manager

• Assist in the development of course materials and teaching and learning activities

• Contribute to the work of the school as directed by the Academy manager as well as seeking innovative ways to expand and develop the work of the Department.

• Deliver training programmes in the workplace as directed by the Academy manager.

• To assess, review and record learner progress.

About Westminster Kingsway College:

Westminster Kingsway College is a further education college in central London with centres in Camden and Westminster. It offers a huge array of academic and vocational courses for 16-18 year olds and adult learners, such as A-Levels, BTECs, Apprenticeships, Foundation Degrees, Access to Higher Education, employability training and short courses. It also offers bespoke training for employers and specialist programmes delivered in conjunction with the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy.

Westminster Kingsway is an award-winning provider of hospitality and culinary arts courses. For over a century it has been at the forefront of culinary arts education in the UK, providing UK restaurants with highly-skilled chefs, front-of-house staff and management. The college can count among its alumni Jamie Oliver, Ainsley Harriot and Selin Kiazim. 

Closing Date: 10th April 2023

Interview Date: TBC

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.