Employment type: Casual
Location: West Melbourne, Victoria
Five Senses Coffee is looking for a skilled Barista Trainer to join our team in Melbourne. The role is about working in collaboration to educate people in the whys and wherefores of specialty coffee. This is a casual position offering 2 to 3 days a week. The work hours can be negotiated to suit most situations and may involve Saturday work. Located in our fully equipped barista academy in Rosslyn Street, West Melbourne, our role will be to provide café owners, their baristas and the general public with expert training, knowledge and skills so they can make exceptional coffee and all their customers can enjoy delicious coffee every time.
We need a barista trainer who is knowledgeable in all aspects of espresso preparation, milk steaming, and the beverage building processes and someone who is eager to share their knowledge and experience. The ideal candidate will have worked as a barista in a variety of venues for at least 4 years and be comfortable smashing out hearts, rosettes and swans and happy to share them on social media.
You are a self-starter, enjoy working independently and come up with the results with little supervision. You have good computer skills and can communicate effectively across multiple platforms. We value diverse experiences and a willingness to learn.
In your role, you will focus on training the staff of our clients so their customers have an excellent coffee experience every time they drink a Five Senses coffee. You will also be training the home enthusiast and interested members of the public. You will have access to the latest coffee equipment and expert knowledge so you can offer world class, best practice training. Using your creativity and natural talents, along with the help and support of the team, you will enjoy working with baristas from novice to expert level. Your skills as a teacher will allow you to deliver course content that suits your audience and helps them get great results.
Five Senses Coffee strives to be a progressive, inclusive company that embraces diversity and looks after its staff. We are constantly looking to improve our workplace and our products and services. We have a family friendly, collaborative workplace where you can enjoy a sustainable life balance, a competitive salary and flexible working conditions. We will also provide you with all the support, equipment and tools needed to offer excellent training to our clients.
If you feel you’d be a great fit for this role, we’d love to hear from you!