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Hospitality and Catering Trainer Assessor

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SALARY: £25,000-£27,000

JOB TYPE: Full time, permanent

HOURS: 37

LOCATION: Hitchin

 

JOB PURPOSE:

You will support the delivery of dynamic learning programmes that meet the needs of learners and utilise a diverse range of teaching and learning strategies alongside taking responsibility of overseeing the Hart Kitchens Hub, a new venture in the running, supporting and training in the student and staff refectory area. You will support the lecturers in the delivery and assessment of hospitality & Catering from level 1 to level 3, in a group setting to learners of varying abilities and ages. You will contribute to the delivery of personal and academic tutorial sessions.

MORE THAN JUST A SALARY

  • Teachers’ pension scheme
  • Participation in the Group’s performance related pay scheme.
  • For a full outline of benefits, click here

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • A wide experience at different levels in the Hospitality & Catering Industry and can demonstrate suitable and relevant industry experience in Front of House roles, Back of House roles or both
  • Ability to plan and deliver outstanding catering and hospitality training programmes and workshops.
  • Teacher or coach with demonstrable experience of supporting outstanding teaching and learning and relevant industry experience.
  • A passion for catering and hospitality training and skills.
  • Ability to inspire and engage students to achieve their full potential and a passion for teaching and learning.
  • Organised with an ability to work towards challenging targets and manage time effectively including budgets and sales targets
  • Highly effective communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal.
  • The necessary skills to observe learners, providing support and guidance to enable them to gain the required qualifications.
  • The experience to know when and how to make interventions to ensure that learner progress is successful and sustainable.
  • High ethical and professional standards with the ability to engage effectively with internal and external clients.
  • An ability to identify and lead with commercial opportunities that increase income.
  • Relevant occupational competence through qualifications and job experience are essential.
  • Recommended GCSE A*-C or equivalent in maths and English.
  • A degree or equivalent industry based qualification at Level 3 or above
  • Assessment verification qualifications desirable but essential to have a willingness to work towards
  • A sound knowledge of a range of IT applications including online portfolio systems.
  • Hold, or be working towards a relevant teaching qualification such as the Award in Education and Training (AET) or Diploma in Education and Training (DET)

 

This job description is intended as a general guide to the duties attached to the post and is not an inflexible specification. It may, therefore, be altered from time to time to reflect the changing need of the service, always in consultation with the post holder.

 

 

 

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsibility of the daily running of the Hart Kitchens Hub, the student and staff led refectory, in conjunction with Hart Kitchens and working within a pre-determined and agreed budget and stock management
  • Managing and responsibility of elements of Food Safety Management and safe working practices
  • Be actively involved in and support the recruitment, sign-up, induction, and initial assessment of learners.
  • Promote and hold high expectations of all students and what they can achieve.
  • Contribute to the development and formative assessment of learners to ensure that learning meets individual needs.
  • Maintain a safe learning environment, supporting learners in understanding how to keep themselves, and others, safe and notifying management of any risks.
  • Promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, the mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
  • Deliver outstanding learning and assessment through creative methods.
  • Develop a positive working relationship with students, particularly in respect of their conduct and behaviour
  • Deliver enrichment and enhancement activities, including accompanying students on external visits and residential trips.
  • Undertake effective progress reviews and set SMART targets with learners to monitor progress and support development and achievement.
  • Provide students with academic and pastoral support to help them achieve their goals.
  • Mark and assess students’ work, providing feedback that supports students to improve.
  • Support progress and achievement of all students on your course
  • Champion our Maths and English strategy and embed the development of these in your teaching.
  • Support learners to undertake practical assessments, providing the relevant paperwork and record keeping complying with awarding body and end-point assessment requirements.
  • Where required, quality assure learners’ work as part of the organisation’s internal verification and awarding body regulations.
  • Ensure full compliance with quality processes, support learner progress, and meet Awarding Body, SFA and Ofsted requirements.
  • Liaise with learner support functions, external agencies and parents/carers to ensure that learners make good or better progress.
  • Undertake, and support programme colleagues with the administration of delivery.
  • Use and analyse programme data to support effective course management.
  • Deliver IAG to support students’ decision making and high rates of progression.
  • Comply with agreed learner retention, attendance and success measure processes.
  • Participate in, and drive your own, development activity including achievement of the Award in Education and Training (AET) and/or Diploma in Education and Training (DET) and assessors’ qualification

 

 

 

 

 

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    SAFER RECRUITMENT STATEMENT

    The Hart Learning Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

    To view our fair recruitment forms, please click here for equality and diversity declaration.

    Please note these vacancies may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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    “I genuinely enjoy coming to work, the students are the people that motivate me – they are so full of energy and enthusiasm.

    Hart Learning Group’s links to the community are essential for this job to work well – integrating local businesses and organisations ensure we offer the best service to our students.”

    Victoria Lang - Business, Travel & Events Lecturer