Lecturer in Cake Decorating

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£31,406 - £38,587 per annum
01 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £31,406 - £38,587 per annum
Contract Type: Full-time, permanent
Closing Date: 15-07-2022 12 Midday 
Support/Academic/Management: Academic

The Birmingham College of Food is currently looking for a skilled Lecturer in Cake Decorating. It is an exciting time to join the team and showcase your skills and talent. Recently we have opened our new shop Cakes and Bakes which operates 50 days a week and we are looking to enhance our bespoke products to the public, staff and students.

You will be teaching in our practical kitchens which have state of the art equipment to enable learners to achieve the most recent and current practices replicated in the industry. These fantastic facilities make for impressionable learning opportunities for our FE learners.

Essential requirements for this role include:   

  • Modern and classic skills in cake decoration (coating, piping and modelling)
  • Knowledge of current trends in cake decorating and the ability to translate into current qualification requirements.

So, if you are looking to contribute to the next generation of expert cake decorating professionals, this is the perfect role for you…

UCB is committed to providing professional development opportunities and will support the completion of a recognised teaching qualification, if not already held. 


  • 50 days’ paid leave per year
  • Teacher’s pension scheme 
  • Private healthcare 
  • Excellent staff development opportunities 
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities
  • Free Gym Membership 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 

Closing Date - Friday 15 July 2022 at midday. 

Standard information: 

UCB is an equal opportunities employer. University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted UK University of the Year in the prestigious 2022 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We are also the best university for Student Support. The awards are voted for and by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students.

UCB has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick (Ranked sixth in the 2022 Guardian League Tables and named the runner-up in the Times University of the Year 2022 and the Times University of the Year 2022 for Teaching Quality). 

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education. 

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