Catering Trainer

Catering, Trainer, Vocational
Isle of Sheppey
Salary Text
£23,073.70 - £29,241.07 (Subject to job evaluation)

Job Title: Trainer - Catering
Location: Kent
Salary: £23,073.70 - £29,241.07 (Subject to job evaluation)
Closing date: 24th January 2017


Have you ever considered working with offenders? Do you want to work in an environment where you can really make a difference?

Novus are the top performing, market leader in offender education, training and employability services. We support over 65,000 offenders per year within the male and female estate, in more than 100 establishments across the country. Obtaining `good` or `outstanding` results during our latest inspections is something we are proud of and to maintain this, we need high performing, talented teachers to join us and contribute to an exceptionally rewarding education programme.

We have a history of great results which we are proud of, and we are keen to ensure this standard of education is maintained and improved upon. To do this we will need great people in addition to an already high performing workforce, with a desire to contribute to a culture of delivering above and beyond. 

Novus has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, experienced Permanent - Full Time -Catering Trainer to join the Education team within HMP Swaleside The purpose of this role is to deliver high quality catering training to serving offenders, providing them with the qualifications and the real world experience of the commercial food world. 

Key responsibilities (but not limited to) are as follows:

  • Teach designated hours as required, with a flexible approach to delivering across curriculum areas 
  • Develop or contribute to the scheme of work and develop lesson plans to ensure an accurate representation of real world catering for the curriculum up to Level 3 - Catering Qualification
  • Applicants must hold the assessor award for delivery of NVQ Level 2 Catering, and be subject specific to level 3.
  • Teaching Qualification is not essential but preferred 
  • Ensure compliance with curriculum best practice and quality targets
  • Integrate literacy, language, numeracy and ICT skills within the curriculum area
  • Develop the training kitchen into a going concern capable of delivering consistent, high quality food, service and value.

You will have relevant industry experience and be willing to work towards academic qualifications as specified in the role profile. You`ll be enthusiastic and passionate, and your natural creativity will ensure your classes are exciting and engaging. You`ll have the ability to remain focussed and professional, in an upbeat and lively environment.

The salary for the successful candidate is dependent on current qualifications and recent experience.

In return for your dedication you will be rewarded with: 

  • Generous holidays (increases on service)
  • Fantastic pension scheme
  • Extensive training and development
  • Simply health scheme
  • And many more...

If you feel you could make a difference in this rewarding and growing sector, apply today.

Upon applying for the role, your application will be sent to Novus. If you are successful at this stage, Novus will contact you directly.

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