Lecturer in Hospitality & Catering

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Lecturer in Hospitality & Catering to join our team, based within our award-winning Gaskells training restaurant, where you will provide outstanding teaching across levels 1 - 3 within the area of Hospitality and Catering.

As a Lecturer in Hospitality and Catering, this will involve the delivery of practical sessions in both kitchens and the restaurant, supported by theory delivery.  The ideal candidate will be a specialist in Pastry and Confectionery.

To find out more about our training restaurant Gaskells visit https://www.wakefield.ac.uk/gaskells/

As a Lecturer in Hospitality & Catering, you should have:

  • Pastry or equivalent L4 Diploma in Pastry & Confectionery
  • GCSE A*-C / 9 - 4 in English and Maths or equivalent
  • Assessor and IQA qualifications
  • Experience of working with 16-18 year olds, ideally in a teaching capacity
  • An up-to-date knowledge of the relevant curriculum relating to catering diplomas

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for and would like to join us please click ‘Apply’ now, we’d love to hear from you. 

See what we have to offer and come and join us….

Benefits include:

  • Generous Annual Leave (37 days (pro rata for part time) + bank holidays + 5 College closure days)
  • Generous employer contributory Pension Scheme
  • Personal and Professional Development opportunities
  • Discounted Metro Card Scheme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Reduced price personal gym membership
  • Access to a wide range of high street discounts (retail, supermarkets and restaurants)
  • Annual Staff Recognition Awards

Interview date: 9 May 2024

For further details, please refer to the job description and person specification.


The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS. 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal record check from the country/countries you have worked/resided in if you are the preferred candidate for the post.  Further details of how to obtain the additional check is here: Criminal records checks for overseas applicants - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk )

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.