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VET Hospitality Trainer


  • Ongoing part-time position during school hours and terms available
  • Ready for a 2021 school year start date
  • Be part of a team of committed and highly skilled team who help young people realize their potential 
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits 

About the organization

The Hester Hornbrook Academy (HHA) provides flexible education and learning options, including VCAL (Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning) and VETiS (Vocational Education and Training in Schools). Recognising that mainstream education is not suitable for all young people, our programs are driven by the personal pursuits of students and integrate wellbeing and life skills approaches. Teachers and Youth workers work together to support students. We have classes and outreach learning options for students who are young mums, currently in or leaving out of home care, experiencing homelessness, or who have been disengaged from mainstream education.

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About the role

The VET Hospitality Trainer will form a part of an education team and be the primary teacher/trainer for the Hospitality, Employment and Training (HEAT) VET Hospitality program. The Educator is responsible for organising and implementing an instructional program in accordance with VCAL and VET curriculum and registration requirements. The Educator is expected to collaboratively share leadership of the classroom with the Youth Worker, including decision making authority. A positive, professional and mutually respectful relationship with the Youth Worker is critical to the success of the model of education delivery. 

As skilled Educators at this level will operate under general direction within clear guidelines following established work practices and documented priorities and work with our VETis team to develop VET hours for our students.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Be familiar with the delivery of SIT20316 - Certificate II in Hospitality within a VETis program,

  • Be able to demonstrate vocational competency equivalent to the certificate being delivered, would prefer Cert III (or Cert II) in Hospitality qualification.

  • Have relevant industry experience and be required to have worked in industry for a minimum of three years where they have applied the skills and knowledge of the units of competency being delivered.

  • Have current industry skills directly relevant to the training and assessment being provided and current knowledge and skills in vocational training and learning that inform their training and assessment.

  • Be able to maintain current industry skills by completing 30 hours Professional Development per year, directly relevant to the training/assessment being undertaken.

  • Be able to deliver curriculum and assessment tasks that caters for students with varying learning styles and ensure bet practice in pedagogy.

  • Apply an understanding of trauma-informed practice to support students in a way that is empowering and engaging for the student cohort.

  • Have a thorough understanding of a range of interventions that promote engagement, build rapport and develop prosocial behaviours and relationships.

Skills & experience include but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor of Education or related discipline, current full Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) registration or Permission to Teach.
  • Hold a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or equivalent industry experience and a Certificate IV TAE – Training and Assessment and have experience with the delivery of SIT20316 - Certificate II in Hospitality within a VETis program, including industry currency.
  • Be prepared to undertake professional development in their vocational area.

Download position description for the full duties and key selection criteria.


We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions.MCM recognises the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our employees.

How to apply

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a current CV and Cover Letter.

Applications to be sent via the Apply now button which opens an application form on the MCM website.

For more details or if you have any issues with the application please email:
Applications close on 29 October 2020. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening process as part of the MCM selection process. Appointments to MCM roles will be subject to the following safety screening checks (as applicable to the role): National (and International if applicable) Police Check (which includes Proof of Identity check), Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, current professional registration, and current and valid driver license. All costs associated with safety screening checks (except National Police Check) will be at applicants’ expense.

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Position details

  • Date posted

    13 October 2020
  • Closing Date

    29 October 2020
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