Head Barista

at Gecko Coffeehouse

Date Posted:
09 May
London, GB
Job Type:
13.0 - 13.0
Salary Type:

Gecko is a new independent coffeehouse, based in buzzy Shoreditch. Speciality coffee is at the core of our 100% plant-based menu of bakery items, toasties and seasonal bowls.

We are looking for an experienced Head Barista who can lead our team and push our coffeehouse’s standards.

Whether it is our team or our customers, people are truly at the heart of everything we do. Our team consists of highly experienced baristas, who can adapt to a dynamic work environment. We like to keep a small but effective multi-skilled team, who are as comfortable pulling espressos as they are with maintaining the upkeep of the coffeehouse and it’s upbeat atmosphere. Find us here: https://www.instagram.com/geckocoffeehouse/

What you will be doing:

  • Preparing and serving speciality coffee to a leading standard.
  • Providing an exceptional customer-focused experience.
  • Maintaining top standards of cleanliness throughout the coffeehouse, including toilets.
  • Being able to manage a team, maintaining consistency even when under pressure.
  • Representing Gecko’s ethos.
  • Contributing towards the overall atmosphere and experience.
  • Other tasks include daily operations, rota management, stock management, opening/closing procedures.

The team-member we are looking for:

  • Is a positive thinker.
  • Has a progressive mindset.
  • Is knowledgeable and passionate about coffee.
  • Is naturally driven towards providing exceptional customer service.
  • Has strong leadership and management skills
  • Bonus for coffee qualifications, kitchen experience, food safety training.

If you would like more information or are interested in joining the team, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Looking forward to hearing from you!


This is a full-time position and there is the opportunity to grow further within the business from this positon.