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Experienced Cookery Teacher/Home Economist

Cookery School @ Little Portland Street
Oxford Circus, London

Posted: 22 Jun 2022

Deadline: 5 Aug 2022

Compensation: A salary of £36,000+ depending on experience

Paid Full-time Part-time Flexible hours Permanent


Job description

Cookery School at Little Portland Street, an award winning cookery school based in Central London, is looking for a dynamic and experienced cookery teacher with proven track record, a thorough knowledge of teaching a range of different techniques and understanding of food sourcing and sustainability. This role involves teaching classes at all levels as well as working on corporate events. The person appointed will be responsible for working within the food culture that we have established over the past twenty years.

We have a record of recruiting staff where they work their way up the company and become part of the Cookery School team. We always have interesting projects on the go and the input from our team are what makes them viable.

Whilst we are looking for full time teachers, we would be very happy to consider part timers too as we operate seven days a week and offer a range of different skills and cusines.

This role requires:

  • A person with a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience in an educational or similar establishment
  • Ability to make teaching accessible to the learner
  • Confidence to work on own and instil culinary confidence in those that are learning
  • Ability to ensure that the quality of service that has been developed over the past 17 years at Cookery School will be maintained
  • Responsibility for ensuring that classes run in accordance with the Cookery School ethos and reporting directly to the Head of Teaching
  • Ability to liaise and work with the rest of the team working in the kitchen and in administrative roles

You will need to be:

  • An enthusiastic, energetic go-getter with a can-do attitude
  • A confident and experienced teacher
  • Efficient, prompt & very organised in the kitchen

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About Cookery School @ Little Portland Street

Cookery School at Little Portland Street is one of London’s leading cooking schools. With a focus on sustainability and education, we endeavour to demystify cooking, removing jargon and celebrating good home cooking skills. Our kitchen is run with the environment in mind, so we only use high quality, sustainable, primarily organic ingredients and equipment that can be found in most home kitchens.