FE Sessional Lecturer in Professional Cookery

Leek, Staffordshire and Buxton, Derbyshire
£24.85 per hour
02 Jun 2023
02 Jul 2023
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Part Time

Location Buxton and Leek College

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

We are a small and successful team looking to recruit a hourly paid Professional Cookery lecturer, predominantly at our Buxton campus in the Devonshire Dome.

The role will be classroom/kitchen based and will be a mix of practical and theoretical sessions. You will need to be adaptable, creative and resourceful and will benefit from working in a unique historic setting in industry leading kitchens.

Industry experience and experience of teaching in a Further Education environment would be desirable, however, consideration will be given to all candidates who are proficient and qualified.

Buxton and Leek College was recently graded as a "Good" college by OFSTED and has a team of dedicated staff who take pride in supporting learners towards their study and career goals. Our students have access to industry standard facilities, comprehensive support services and benefit from extensive links with the University of Derby. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our team on our journey to becoming an outstanding provider.

Actual hours and days will be described in a ‘Schedule of Work’.

If you are successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The post for which you are applying is exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 requiring any spent convictions to be declared. Any information you provide will be treated in confidence and only used when considering your suitability for the post.

To enable us to process your DBS check please ensure you are able to supply the documentation listed on the DBS website at interview stage.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

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