Chef Lecturer 1FTE

The award winning NWSLC Catering & Hospitality Department are looking to recruit a Chef Lecturer to joint our ambitious and creative team.

The current provision includes the highly acclaimed Glegegate Restaurant and our recently reimagined Glebe Street food outlet, both of which are staffed by our students.

We are looking for a Chef who wants to share their skills and industry knowledge to develop the next generation through high quality teaching, learning and assessment and continued involvement in competitions.

The successful applicant will be an experienced and successful Chef who is well versed in both contemporary and classic techniques and will be responsible for training and facilitating during busy service at both lunchtimes and evenings and delivering high quality and ambitious theory sessions.

What skills are we looking for:

  • Industry experience
  • A multitasker - you must be able to work on various projects at the same time
  • A creative thinker - you will have the freedom to bring new ideas to the table and run with them
  • Enthusiasm towards additional projects and competitions
  • Classic and contemporary knowledge
  • Industry experience
  • Preparedness to go that extra mile-a key feature of the industry.

Responsibilities for the role:

  • Delivery of innovative and high-quality TL&A
  • Work within departmental budgets
  • Chef lecturer responsibilities for Glebegate and Glebe St (this may include evenings)
  • Delivery of theory and practical catering sessions including classic and contemporary
  • Day to day/ evening running of Glebegate and Glebe St kitchens
  • Development of competition involvement including offsite visits
  • Internal/ external quality assurance process
  • Completion of college tracking/ progress development
  • Menu planning for restaurants and competitions
  • Maintain student records relating to starting point, progression, and qualification tracking.
  • Work towards budget and expenditure plans.
  • Assessment of students in RWE
  • Marking of work completed and returned in a timely manor
  • Stock ordering and leasing with suppliers.
  • Safeguarding of students

The Location: The site is based in Nuneaton

If you would like to have an informal chat about the role, please contact or

Why Should You Apply?

  • The pay range we’re offering is 22-36
  • We offer great holidays and access to the Local Government Pension
  • We offer great staff development opportunities including the opportunity to take your CIM
  • Family friendly policies and procedures

Equality, diversity, and inclusion are integral to everything that we do. We are committed to these values, and they are central to our mission. We’re committed to finding reasonable adjustments* for candidates with specific needs or have a disability during our recruitment process, and all applicants will be considered fairly and equally. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. *If you’d like to request a reasonable adjustment, please contact the recruiting manager.

We aim to support our employees in achieving a healthy work-life balance. We recognise that many of our employees have responsibilities and are committed to providing support for our employees. We are working hard to support flexible and new ways of working where possible and offer a wide range of benefits.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references’.

'Please apply as soon as you can as we reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a suitable number of applications.'

This role is eligible for the Taking Teaching Further project. The project enables us to support highly skilled industry professionals to join the college with an excellent support package for their journey into teaching.

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