Skills Coach - Production Chef


  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Employee Assistance Helpline

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Your future is here

A place to thrive

Being part of Nottingham College means playing a vital part in helping thousands of people reach their potential. Together, we’re making a positive difference to our learners, to our communities and to each other. We’re building better futures, for others and for ourselves. Here, you’ll have the freedom to work in a way that suits you, the support to thrive and the opportunity to shape your career.

Who we need

We are looking for an experienced Production Chef to join our Apprenticeship team supporting our learners to achieve the skills knowledge and behaviours of their vocational course. Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Plan, prepare, design and deliver high quality teaching learning and assessment in the workplace
  • Take responsibility for a caseload of apprentices and their E-portfolios, ensuring timely completion within agreed and appropriate timescales.
  • Ensure KPI’s are achieved such as completing reviews, off the job is recorded and up to date, monitoring of attendance, recording of the learner journey, timely completion, etc.
  • Motivate and inspire all apprentices so that they are supported to achieve excellence and are encouraged to achieve their full potential including higher grades.
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the employer’s needs are met

What you’ll bring

The ideal candidate will come from industry or have previous assessing experience within the hospitality industry. You will have strong communication skills both written and verbal and be proactive in organising your workload. Essential skills and experience include:

  • Hold a relevant Hospitality qualification at L3 or above
  • Hold an assessing qualification or equivalent or be willing to work towards
  • Understanding and experience of the delivery and assessment in subject area
  • Demonstrate exceptional organisational and planning skills with ability to manage own diary
  • A willingness to update own professional development
  • Able to work effectively as a member of a team and have experience of successful team working and be committed to a team-based approach

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A place to belong

Join a diverse, vibrant community of over 1,300 staff and feel welcome from day one. Whether it’s enjoying a cuppa and a chat at our Wellness Cafes, collaborating with your colleagues or making the most of the facilities on our campuses, this is a place you can feel involved, connected and supported. With an attractive benefits package including 35 days annual leave, flexible working opportunities, access to a generous pension scheme and perks package, this is a place where you will feel valued and where you can grow and develop. It’s a place where you can share your ideas, work with people from all kinds of backgrounds and together, make a positive difference.

Be a part of a dynamic and diverse team that thrives on innovation, creativity, and outstanding outcomes. Our aim is for our workforce to mirror the rich diversity of the individuals and communities we serve, creating an environment where a range of experiences, skills, and viewpoints are valued. Within our inclusive workplace, everyone is given the opportunity to belong. As part of this we are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

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Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

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