Chef Lecturer

Join the Hospitality and Catering Team at Oaklands!

Our Hospitality and catering department is looking for a full-time lecturer to join their team.

You should be a trained and accomplished Chef in the kitchen and passionate about helping others learn new skills.

A teaching vacancy has become available in our Stables restaurant and skills kitchens and we are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated lecturer to join our teaching team. Teaching the Professional Cookery at Levels 1 to 3, the ideal candidate will be someone who has worked in the professional cookery or catering industry for at least 5 years. Knowledge and experience in working with pastry/patisserie is desirable.

We are looking for someone who shares our desire to challenge and excite our students to become professional chefs or catering staff in the demanding and fast-paced industry.

Interview Date – To be confirmed


Generous Salary

Automatic entry into the Teachers’ pension Scheme.

Generous annual leave – 42 days pro rata plus 8 days bank holiday pro rata

A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.

Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.

Free onsite parking.

Subsidised onsite restaurant.

A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership.

Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly welcome applicants who are currently underrepresented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and disabled candidates.

Safeguarding Statement:

Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.

Please note, we are unable to accept CVs as form of an application, when applying for a position please ensure you complete all the required fields on the application form attached and email to