Position Title:cVocational Skills Training (VST) Tutor

Department:cYouth Training

Location: Day/Part-Time Centre-Region

Reports to: Centre Manager

Supervised by: VST Technical Supervisor

Support Staff:

Primary Purpose: This position delivers the Vocational Skills Curriculum at various centres and sites to ensure that trainees
acquire the essential levels of occupational competency for NEC and/or CVQ Certification. The incumbent
will be required to participate in staff professional workshops outside normal working hours.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

Regular Duties:

. Prepares and delivers the Instructional Plans to trainees in accordance with requirements of the Unit.
. Interprets and implements the Curriculum and Evaluation Procedures and instruments
. Interacts closely with the Technical Supervisors and Center Managers and makes recommendations for the improvements in the implementation of skills courses
. Utilizes appropriate teaching methods and aids for the enhancement in the quality of the delivery of courses
. Makes recommendations on the facilities, materials and supplies needed for the execution of functions and ensures efficient use of same
. Maintains general class discipline and ensures that proper records are kept on each trainee
. Demonstrates proficiency in practical skills and related knowledge, in both the workshop and classroom
. Interacts with other tutors and collaborates in developing strategies to assist the trainees
. Attends meetings and workshops as may be required, interfaces with technical supervisors and prepares periodic reports on the progress of trainees
. Engages in personal self-development to improve effectiveness in delivery

Occasional Duties:

. Performs related duties as may be required

EDUCATION (minimum academic requirements/technical qualifications for the position).

. Considerable experience in the field of vocational training as evidenced by a one (1) year technical certificate/diploma in the relevant field from a recognized training institution
. Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field an asset
. Training as evidenced by an Assessor’s certificate (Caribbean Vocational Qualification) an asset
. Five (5) O’ Levels (General Proficiency) including English Language and Mathematics

Years of Experience (minimum previous experience required for performing duties of job).

. A minimum of six (6) months to one (1) year experience in a related field
. Prior teaching and industry experience will be an asset
. Any relevant combination of training and experience may be considered
. Motivate trainees
. Communicate both orally and in writing
. Work with persons of varying age and educational levels
. Demonstrate proven ability in skill area
. Keep abreast of changes & new information in field
. Use multimedia (an asset)

WORK ENVIRONMENT (the physical environment under which the job must be performed
and the extent to which conditions make the job disagreeable).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS (the physical task to perform the job environment under which the job must
be performed).

Travelling is a requirement for this position? { } Yes {v } No

In receipt of a cell phone allowance? { } Yes {v } No

Is a cell allowance required for this position? { } Yes { v } No

If yes, please justify. ________________________________________________________________

Incumbent Signature:-

Date:-

The incumbent signature acknowledges that he/she has reviewed and understands his/her job description.

Manager/Supervisor Signature

Date:-

Manager/Human Resource Signature

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VACANCY

VST Instructor – Level 2 Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts
Vocational Skills Training (VST) Tutor
VST Assistant Instructor- Level 2 Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry Arts

Location: Institute of Culinary Arts – Woodford Lodge, Chaguanas
Location: Valencia Training and Enterprise Academy

The Culinary Arts Instructor conducts skills training as defined by the YTEPP Curriculum, to students enrolled at the Woodford Lodge Campus. The incumbent is responsible for delivering the curriculum aimed at developing in students the requisite knowledge, skills and attitude, using a competency based approach. The position is also required to conduct assessments in accordance with the established national or regional occupational standards as well as to guide and prepare students for work-based/internship at the Campus’ Cafeteria and Bakery.

The VST Assistant Instructor assists the VST Instructor for Culinary Arts or Baking and Pastry Arts in the conduct of skills training as defined by the YTEPP Curriculum, to students enrolled at the Institute of Culinary Arts (ICA). This position delivers the Vocational Skills Curriculum at various centres and sites to ensure
that trainees acquire the essential levels of occupational competency for certification (e.g. NEC, CVQ). The incumbent will be required to participate in staff professional workshops outside normal working hours.