Lecturer in Catering

About the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a catering professional to move into the classroom, sharing their knowledge and expertise, whilst influencing the next generation of skilled chefs. Alongside you will also be responsible for maintaining our high standards in production at Wharcliffe Restaurant.

Within this role you will work as part of the curriculum team to develop the skills of learners at all levels whilst working in the production kitchen, carrying out demonstrations, teaching different cooking methods and types of food, developing learners’ skills from entry 3 to level 3.

With an enthusiastic and engaging approach, you will have the ability to motivate students and support them to achieve their potential. You will support the learner experience within the production of food for the Wharncliffe restaurant whilst supporting and developing learners’ skills within a commercial production kitchen. You will be expected to work 37 hours over 4/5 days including two evenings a week when the restaurant is open for service.

You will…

play an important role in developing creative resources to inspire outstanding learning and will be responsible for the monitoring and tracking of learner progress to promote positive outcomes for learners.

Candidates should be an effective and motivated team player, with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with colleagues and management to achieve strategic and organisational objectives.

You will hold a vocational qualification at Level 3 or above, as well as a relevant teaching qualification and assessors award, or be willing to work towards. You will hold a Level 2 (or equivalent) qualification in English and Maths or be willing to work towards.

You will be able to bring the subject to life, using combined methods of practical, theoretical and digital which will engage your learners and provide them with the best skills, knowledge and behaviours for the future.

Department Info

You will work as part of the curriculum team at Rotherham and you will also closely work with and take direction from our Curriculum Team Leaders. You will be line managed by the Curriculum Manager.

Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to teachers pensions scheme
  • Up to 50 days annual leave per year (35) including closure during Christmas period
  • Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
  • Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles
  • Parking available at all of our sites
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications

What is the RNN Group?

RNN Group’s main goal is to be an ‘outstanding’ education and training provider and this is at the heart of everything that we do. To help us achieve this we are looking to recruit highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic individuals to join our existing teams. To be a part of the team at RNN Group we will expect you to be committed to our values too;

  • We are Inclusive,
  • We have Integrity,
  • We Deliver,
  • We are One Team.

We are OFSTED ‘Good’ (November 2022)

We celebrate diversity and are proud to have been recognised as Investors in Diversity for our work on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.  This means that you’d be working in a supportive environment that encourages, recognises and celebrates effort, achievement and cooperative attitudes. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check and other associated checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance.

All candidates must have the legal right to work in the UK.

Closing date: Monday 26th February 2024 at 12:00 Noon – if you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted within a week of the closing date.

If you require further information about this vacancy please contact the HR department on 01709 722750 or recruitment@rnngroup.ac.uk

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.