About Us

As a workforce development organization, the Hospitality Workers Training Centre’s mission is to support a strong and vibrant hospitality industry. We do this by offering high-quality training programs for individuals at all stages of their hospitality career and supporting hospitality employers in recruiting and retaining valued employees.

About the Role

The Assets – Culinary Program is a vocational and job readiness training program that prepares adults with intellectual disabilities for in-demand jobs in kitchens. Program participants will participate in applied training in a kitchen setting as well as employability skills training before participating in a two-week internship with one of HWTC’s employer partners.

As the successful candidate you will work in tandem with HWTC’s Chef Instructor to help adapt and deliver our existing curriculum focused on occupational standards, soft skills, employment readiness skills and workplace expectations.

You will bring your experience teaching individuals (ideally adults) with exceptionalities to help identify methodologies, resources and tools to the delivery of our curriculum that will support successful employment outcomes for adults with intellectual disabilities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing or modifying curricula and curriculum outlines and lesson plans to effectively articulate all curricular elements including the administration of quizzes, assessments and performance feedback to match student ability levels.
  • Identifying optimal methodologies and approaches to support content delivery
  • Identifying resources, tools or assistive technologies to support delivery.
  • Case management and identification of issues related to teaching students with special needs.
  • Supporting the Chef Instructor to coach participants through hands-on vocational training, grooming, motivation and workplace readiness.
  • Establishing a course culture of high standards, professionalism, social support, peer engagement and inclusivity
  • Abiding by a strict code of conduct that values and respects confidentiality of all participant information.
  • Working collaboratively with HWTC’s training team to improve HWTC’s training programs, curriculum and participant supports

About You

  • Experience developing and delivering educational programming for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
  • Experience in developing and delivering vocational training programs.
  • Experience in curriculum design and development.

  • Experience identifying and addressing individual accessibility needs.
  • Hospitality/culinary experience a significant asset.
  • Experience with Saleforce a significant asset
  • Excellent communications and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work independently, with a strong sense of ownership/ accountability for your assigned tasks
  • Adaptable, collaborative and comfortable with ambiguity.
  • Delights in problem solving and dedicated to continuous improvement

This role is a full-time term contract position until March 31, 2023. Regular work hours are from 9-5 either at HWTC’s office/training space at 116 Industry Street, or virtually, as needed.

Compensation for this position is between 26-$32 per hour. We have a 100% employer funded health and wellness plan and generous leave entitlements.

Our ideal candidate will be ready to start no later than August 2 2022.

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How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a resume and letter outlining interest, qualifications, and salary expectations to:

Applications without a letter outlining interest and confirming salary expectations will not be reviewed. Please note you will be required to complete a skill-based assignment, to be prepared in advance and presented at the interview, should be you selected for an interview.

.Deadline: July 22, 2022.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and applicants contacted on a rolling basis.

HWTC is committed to supporting and sustaining a safe workplace for all staff and participants. All employees must be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccine. Individuals with valid medical or other human rights-based exemptions may request accommodation within the policy.

HWTC is committed to building a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promoting a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful, and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.