Advanced Cooking Teacher

  • THE VEGAN CHEF SCHOOL
  • Haringey, London, UK
  • Oct 07, 2020
Part time Training

Job Description

JOB TITLE - Advanced cooking teacher

 

WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM CANDIDATES WITH BOTH CHEF EXPERIENCE AND CULINARY TEACHING EXPERIENCE IN A CLASS SETTING. PLEASE GIVE A FULL EXPLANATION OF BOTH ON YOUR APPLICATION. WE WILL ONLY RESPOND TO APPLICANTS THAT HAVE DEMONSTRATED THEY FIT THE PERSON SPECIFICATION.

 

HOURS OF WORK

12 consecutive Saturday’s. 

Cooking days - start time 9am, finish time 6pm - 9 hours per teaching day. 

Non cooking days - start time 10am, finish time 5pm - 7 hours per teaching day (note there are 2 days when the students are not cooking; one is for nutrition talks in the morning and a suppliers visit in the afternoon, the other is for careers talks, the teacher is expected to guide these classes)

Plus 5 hours of student calls each week at a convenient time for the teacher and students.

 

Commencing 9th January 2021. The teacher must be able to attend each session to give consistency for the students. If this first term goes well we would want to hire the teacher for our future terms and, potentially, give the teacher the option to manage our online course. As the school is growing there is the option for the right teacher to be involved in the development of future courses and the school in a wider context.

 

LOCATION 

Haringey Sixth Form College, White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London, N17 8HR. 

 

PAY

£2,000 - £3,000 per term dependent on experience.

 

The main function of this role is to deliver the Fast Track Vegan Chef course. This course teaches passionate homecooks to prepare them to take their first step into a professional kitchen. The course content has been developed over the last year (this includes theory and recipes). The teacher will be supported by two assistants that have been working with the school for a while. The assistants will set up the class / clear down and they will be responsible for weighing out ingredients. The teacher will receive a full teachers hand book before the course plus training. 

 

Key areas of responsibility 

  • Teaching students recipes through demonstrating
  • Teaching students theory through delivering information
  • Managing non kitchen sessions
  • Guiding and supporting students through the course
  • Talking to students on a half hour phone call each week
  • Assisting students with plating
  • Interacting with social media when in the class (one of the assistants is in charge of social media)
  • Feeding back (on student experience) to the Director

 

Person specification

  • Confident and knowledgeable chef 
  • 2 years of experience working as a chef
  • Experience of teaching to a high standard
  • Ability to follow a class plan and recipes
  • Ability to manage a class of 10 students
  • Knowledge of vegan cuisine