Teacher - Hospitality and Catering Studies

Up to £23,322
18 Sep 2017
16 Oct 2017
HR CM 14/09
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Teacher of Hospitality and Catering Studies based in Oswestry, Shropshire offering a salary of up to £23,322

Derwen College is an Ofsted “Outstanding” college. We support students with learning difficulties and disabilities to live the life they want and to be as independent as they can be. We work hard to develop the skills needed for employment and independent living - our aim is to recruit the best staff possible to deliver this first class experience to our students.

We are a Disability Confident employer and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for suitable applicants.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher with a focus on Hospitality and Catering Studies  to join our College.

The key role responsibilities are:

  • Management of learning environment including support staff and resources
  • Planning work relevant to student needs and differentiating to maximise student abilities
  • Teaching vocational / subject specific Hospitality and Catering curriculum including embedded functional skills
  • Delivery of accreditation where appropriate
  • Facilitating work experience sessions
  • Provision and promotion of relevant IAG for student / trainee groups
  • Baseline and ongoing assessment of students and trainees
  • Timely administration work relating to teaching e.g. assessment reports, learning plans, progress reporting
  • Development / use of appropriate and stimulating teaching resources including ILT
  • Contribution to quality assurance of all aspects of Programme Area including involvement in Self -Assessment, Quality Improvement and compliance audits

Person Specification:

  • Teaching qualification / Specialist Qualification
  • Subject specific qualification relevant to Programme Area- Hospitality and Catering
  • Relevant Industry Sector / commercial knowledge and experience
  • Proven success of working within a similar role
  • Knowledge of Ofsted framework / external quality standards
  • Knowledge of Accreditation and RARPA
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects
  • Outstanding communication skills with individuals/staff at all levels
  • Highly motivated individual
  • Competent in MS Office

We can offer the right candidate a well-resourced and modern working environment, situated in a beautiful rural setting.  We have a fantastic array of employee benefits including Derwen campus shopping and leisure facilities, final salary pension scheme, flexible working arrangements and continual professional development.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and adults at risk and expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

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