Culinary Instructor

  • Dorsey College
  • Roseville
  • Oct 11, 2022
Full time, Part time Education

Job Description

SUMMARY:
The Instructor is entrusted with imparting the knowledge and skills each student needs to be successful by providing quality delivery of assigned courses while ensuring that all students achieve competency in the course objectives. 
Instructors evaluate and resolve student questions, issues and problems, and ensure appropriate action is taken to the satisfaction of the student, Dorsey Schools, and/or regulatory agencies in compliance with policy, procedures, and legal requirements. Instructors are to be motivating, fair and impartial, creative, dedicated, and professional.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Plan, prepare, and deliver quality classroom instruction in lecture, clinical, and/or laboratory format based on the approvedcourse outline by selecting and utilizing a variety of approved course materials and teaching methods that address all learning 
modalities to insure that the needs of individual students in the program are met. 
• Assess student learning using appropriate methods. 
• Demonstrate effectiveness with strong outcomes in Student Retention, Student Success, and Student Attendance, as 
measured by the Faculty Development Program. 
• Conduct an engaging classroom lecture and/or lab based on the course outline. 
• Motivate students by demonstrating sensitivity for concerns and actively involving students in classroom discussions and/or activities. 
• Advise students on attendance, grades, and issues in order to ensure successful completion of their course. 
• Contact absentee students by text, email, and/or phone as needed to improve retention. 
• Manage classroom environment through compliance with campus policies including but not limited to classroom management, attendance, punctuality, and professionalism. 
• Ensure instructor preparedness before class by listing the following information on the white board in class: Instructor Name and Contact Information (Google Voice Phone Number and Dorsey Email Address), Date, Class Name, Day’s Objectives, and Next Session Objectives. 
• Monitor and prepare supplies and equipment to ensure readiness prior to class, informing appropriate campus personnel when areas requiring attention are discovered. 
• Participate in faculty, staff, committee, and in-service meetings. Attendance at commencement is strongly encouraged. 
• Demonstrate professional growth in the subject in which you teach through a combination of several of the following activities: membership and participation educational associations, professional organizations, continuance of education, concurrent related business experience, educational research, and awareness of current practices and standards. Attendance at seminars, conventions, field visits, vendor shows, equipment exhibits, etc., are excellent opportunities for instructors to gain enrichment. Professional writing by an instructor is also an example of professional growth. 
• Actively support other departments such as Financial Aid, Admissions, and Career Services. 
• Ensure that all educational activity is conducted in a legal and ethical manner. 
• Demonstrate continuous improvement by working within the guidelines of the Company’s Faculty Development Program or other criteria as identified (such as Success Rate, Retention Rate, Student Attendance Rate, Student Evaluations of Instructor, and Final Exam Pass Rates). 
• Maintain employer relationships by at least annual contacts with employers, one must be a site visit, one may be by phone conversation.


KNOWLEDGE – SKILLS – ABILITIES:


• Excellent communication (written and oral) and analytical skills as well as the ability to work well independently and within a team environment.

*** Culinary Arts instructors must possess a certificate, diploma or degree in the field taught from an institution accredited by agencies recognized by the US DOE or American Culinary Federation (ACF) Certification and one year’s documented experience in the field.