Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Sessional - Patisserie Teacher

Position Number: 2652
Applications Close: 21 Dec 2018

Melbourne Polytechnic requires a Sessional - Patisserie  Teacher.

Position Purpose

  • Teach a range of subjects / units across the Certificate IV of Patisserie
  • Plan, develop, deliver and assess as a teacher of Patisserie programs.
  • To assist the Manager, Program Leaders and co-teacher(s) in the establishment and maintenance of quality programs and systems to ensure a quality service is being provided at all levels of the department.
  • To maintain excellence and relevance in the delivery of patisserie programs and related services for students within the Department of Hospitality.
  • Carry out administrative and other non-teaching programs and resources

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver and assess as a teacher of hospitality within the Hospitality Department.
  • Communicate regularly with the Senior Educator and other staff within the hospitality programs to establish a flexible team environment and consistency in resource and delivery strategies.
  • Establish and maintain a learning environment that empowers and encourages students to take personal responsibility and is encouraging of them.
  • Communicate and co-operate with colleagues in team teaching and other situations, including research of mentoring models.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of quality assurance processes in relation to program and course administration, design, delivery assessment and evaluation of training materials.
  • Keeping informed of educational developments and related government policies that will affect program delivery in the area of Hospitality programs or particular specialist areas or programs.
  • Staying abreast of current thinking and of developments in technology that impact on the particular areas of expertise.
  • Work within the quality systems, (including the Australian Quality Training Framework), prepare lesson plans, develop work units, communicate and maintain records to a high standard as required.
  • Maintain and assist in the accurate recording of information in learners’ portfolios
  • Contact learners to discuss absence and to support their return to the classroom, wherever possible (timings of contact to be determined with line manager )
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement strategies.
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance, progress and assessment in line with Melbourne Polytechnic and contractual requirements. This includes involvement in the selection and assessment of intending students, assessment and documentation of students’ progress within the program as required and the identification and introduction of strategies to assist students experiencing learning and/or settlement difficulties.
  • Participate in classes and programs at times and days which best suit the learners’ needs, as negotiated with relevant program leadership
  • Participate in staff meetings, ongoing curriculum development and other relevant professional development activities.
  • Participate in validation and moderation sessions with other providers and/or industry.
  • Use diverse and appropriate adult learning methods.
  • Work within the framework of Melbourne Polytechnic’s policies, procedures and legislative/regulatory requirements.
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of Institute Occupational Health and Safety requirements and Anti-Discrimination, Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement policies and guidelines.

Payment is at the rate of:

  • $65.01 per hour for Casual Teaching – Certificate IV qualified
  • $67.57 per hour Casual Teaching – Diploma of VET Practice or equivalent teacher training

For further details please call Gary Paterson on 9269 1069 or send your expression of interest and a CV to Gary Paterson

Applications will only be considered from candidates that have the appropriate approval to work in Australia.

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for positions with Melbourne Polytechnic.