The Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute (THTI) is a training institute for the tourism and hospitality sector in Tobago. Its mission is to develop the human resource capacities for the tourism industry, by providing relevant programmes and courses, being a repository of information for the industry, using high quality teaching staff, state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities, and providing quality service within a professional and hospitable environment.

Vacancies

THTI is seeking suitably qualified individuals to fill the position of:

LECTURER (Culinary Arts)

This individual is  responsible  for  teaching  students,  developing course materials and  documentation, conducting  practical sessions and  organizing workshops and capsule programs  to a high standard  of professionalism.   The incumbent also has an advisory role in supporting students.  He/she is also expected to contribute to the overall operation of the Institute and support its mission as well as that of the Industry as a whole.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares lesson plans and instructional aids.
  • Conducts assigned theoretical and practical sessions to support the training activities of THTI.
  • Works individually with students to provide initial and ongoing academic support and career guidance.
  • Provide feedback on students’ progress and achievement according to guidelines established by the Department.
  • Prepares, reviews, and revises course guides, syllabi, and curricula for the Institute’s training programmes.
  • Enforces Institute policies regarding dress and deportment of students.
  • Exercises due care and diligence of resources and facilities utilized in the execution of one’s duties.
  • Represents the Institute at various events, meetings and other functions from time to time as agreed with the Dean – Academic Services.
  • Stays abreast of new developments in his/her area(s) of specialization.
  • Contributes to the growth of the Institute by serving on Committees, assisting with visitors, recommending students as potential employees, and displaying hospitality.
  • Performs the role of Evening Coordinator and invigilates Final Examinations as scheduled.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong knowledge of the subject area.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven record of ability to conduct high quality research.
  • Ability to manage time and work to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to teach and to supervise academic work.
  • Ability to teach baking courses as and when required.
  • Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary Arts from a recognized tertiary level educational institution.
  • Two (2) to three (3) years teaching/training experience
  • Industry experience would be a definite asset.

Applications must be addressed to:

The Manager-Human Resources

Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute

Blenheim

Mt. St. George

TOBAGO

Email address: human.resources@thti.edu.tt

Closing date of application:  December 31st 2019


WE THANK ALL INTERESTED APPLICANTS, BUT ONLY SUITABLE CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED. 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WOULD BE REQUIRED TO START IMMEDIATELY.