VIBRANT AND VITAL VTC VTC is a vocational and professional education and training provider established in Hong Kong in 1982. With some 250,000 students across our 13 member institutions, this not only makes us VIBRANT but VITAL to the Hong Kong educational landscape. We provide a spectrum of opportunities...

VIBRANT AND VITAL VTC

VTC is a vocational and professional education and training provider established in Hong Kong in 1982. With some 250,000 students across our 13 member institutions, this not only makes us VIBRANT but VITAL to the Hong Kong educational landscape. We provide a spectrum of opportunities through multiple pathways for graduates to determine their own destination, whether it is employment or further studies. If you believe that the provision of a valued choice for learners to acquire the values, skills and knowledge for lifelong learning and enhanced employability is a worthy mission, then consider joining us.

 

Hotel and Tourism Institute / Chinese Culinary Institute / International Culinary Institute

 

Senior Instructor (Food and Nutritional Science)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 6 Years
Education Diploma / Certificate
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Tertiary / Vocational
Science / Lab / Research > Others
Health / Fitness / Beauty Care / Recreation > Nutrition
Published On 19/10/2016
ref. C/HTI/SI(FNS)/10/16-MA2

Major Duties:

(a) To conduct training and workshops in food and nutritional science, and related fields;

(b) To develop, review, update training materials and assist in curriculum development to meet with the latest needs of the industry;

(c) To monitor food safety and hygiene standards in accordance with ISO22000 standards;

(d) To organize and conduct food product research and food quality analysis;

(e) To maintain training-related records;

(f) To handle the procurement, maintenance and commissioning of plants and equipment of the Section; and

(g) To establish and maintain close network with professional bodies / government departments / hospitality and culinary organizations, etc.

 

Requirements:

(a) A recognized higher diploma in food and nutritional science, or equivalent, preferably a relevant recognized degree;

(b) At least 6 years’ experience in the relevant industry, preferably in the hotel and catering industry, and/or teaching;

(c) Experience in food testing and/or test method development would be an advantage;

(d) A food hygiene certificate from or the membership of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) or equivalent would be an asset;

(e) Proven supervisory and administrative abilities;

(f) Good communication and presentation skills in both English and Chinese, preferably with knowledge of Putonghua;

(g) Proficiency in common computer software applications; and

(h) Ability to pass a trade test.

 

Notes:

(1) Candidates without the required academic qualifications stated in (a) above but possessing 12 years’ experience in the relevant industry and/or teaching may also apply. Where applicable, these candidates may be required to have a Qualifications Framework (QF) Level 3 qualification.

(2) Candidates will be considered for the post of Instructor if (i) with a higher diploma in a relevant discipline and at least 3 years’ experience in the relevant industry and/or teaching, or (ii) without a higher diploma but possessing 8 years’ experience in the relevant industry and/or teaching. Where applicable, these candidates may be required to have a Qualifications Framework (QF) Level 3 qualification.

(3) The appointee may be required to perform duties outside normal office hours and in designated places as assigned.

(4) In support of the Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC) Scheme launched by the Hong Kong Police Force, all prospective appointees will be requested to undergo the SCRC at the advanced stage of the employment process.

 

APPLICATIONS

(a) Application forms [VTC-1 (Rev. 12/2012)] are available from: (i) G/F., VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong; or (ii)the website: http://www.vtc.edu.hk/html/en/career.html.

(b)A completed application form, together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Human Resources Division, 18/F, VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Please specify on the envelope the reference of the post being applied for.

Closing date for application: 5 November 2016

Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s). Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed within 24 months.