Bank/Casual Chef Tutor

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Overview and Responsibilities

Bank/Casual Chef Tutor - Aurora Foxes


Location: Minehead, Somerset

Hourly Rate: £14.74 - £17.64 per hour + 13% Holiday Pay

Contract: Bank/Casual Contract - 8 hour shifts – Flexible days to suit you!


Welcome to Aurora Foxes, a specialist college and training hotel for young people with learning disabilities, situated in the friendly seaside town of Minehead. Foxes is a very special place.


We believe in changing lives and giving our students the skills, knowledge, and confidence to successfully shape their own future. Our aim is to equip our young adults with the life and hospitality skills to become work ready, life ready.


The main purpose of the role:


As one of our Bank/Casual Chef Tutors your role is to plan, prepare, deliver and evaluate inspiring, engaging and individualised Food Preparation sessions of the highest quality that challenge and stretch every student.


Your role is to help achieve our mission which is to equip young adults with learning disabilities to find sustainable employment in the hospitality sector and to live independently.


Always promote a professional attitude and approach with students and learner support practitioners, to support students to develop the skills required to be 'work ready, life ready.


Key duties:


  • As a tutor we expect you to plan, prepare, deliver and evaluate inspiring, engaging, and individualised sessions of the highest quality that challenge and stretch every student.
  • We expect all tutors to support the students professionally, effectively and sensitively in their learning.
  • We expect all tutors to manage student behaviour professionally and effectively, seeking further advice and guidance where appropriate.
  • We expect every student to make progress each session and that this progress is recorded, evidenced and evaluated effectively and efficiently.
  • Deliver professional, inspiring, and engaging sessions of the highest quality that challenge and stretch every student, and in which all students are motivated and engaged throughout. We expect every tutor to be fully always engaged in the session without exception.
  • All tutors must be familiar with, and actively use the principles of RARPA (Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement).
  • To maintain and develop further the highest professional standards within Food Preparation.
  • To prepare food to the highest standards in line with hotel menus.



Skills and Qualifications

Successful candidate qualities:


  • Level 4 certificate in Education, equivalent or higher
  • Level 2 in English & Maths
  • City and Guilds Hospitality and Catering Level 2 or equivalent 
  • Experience of working in a hospitality catering setting.
  • Experience in vocational education (desirable).
  • Experience of working in a team setting.
  • Food Hygiene certificate (desirable).
  • Allergens knowledge (desirable).
  • Working with young vulnerable adults or children (desirable).

Benefits and Additional Information




If you are interested in this role then please apply on-line and complete our application form. For more information on this position please contact 07918 144908 /  


Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.


The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Aurora Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.


The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer


This advert could be taken down at any point in time without prior notice if the position is filled.



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