Job Role:

Hospitality and Catering Tutor

Purpose of the job:

To teach students various elements within the hospitality and catering industry, including but not limited to cooking, front of house, budgeting and housekeeping.  You will follow a Level 1 and 2 Gateway qualification teaching learners aged 16-24, some of whom have additional learning needs.

To contribute to curriculum development in your subject.

To be responsible for Quality Assurance of your teaching and/or other duties.

Report to:

Quality of Education Manager


*Negotiable full-time working week is based on 36hrs a week over 52 weeks. Term time only option available.


8.30 am to 5 pm Monday – Thursday, 8.30 am to 12.30 pm Friday

26 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To plan, prepare, deliver and evaluate a course(s) of learning for learners as set out in the contract of employment to the agreed number of hours and weeks.
  2. To provide detailed syllabus/course outline information and an initial scheme of work for each course before commencement and update/maintain them as part of the course documentation files.
  3. To prepare appropriate plans and learning materials for each session, to make them available in advance for monitoring or lesson observation visits and to maintain them as part of the course documentation files.
  4. To give subject specialist information, advice and support to learners as part of teaching duties, including providing learners with advice on progression, either within Martec or at another establishment.
  5. Deliver Information, Advice and Guidance to learners within the teaching class. Give further support where needed and record on the pastoral log.
  6. To monitor, mark and assess learners’ work, in line with Martec marking policy, and progress and maintain such records as appropriate and to prepare learners for exams and accreditation. To aim to return to work within 10 days as appropriate.
  7. Mark the register accurately at the start of each session and use the register in the event of a fire or other emergency.
  8. To monitor and evaluate courses and to provide feedback to the Centre Head and/or Curriculum Managers as requested, thus taking responsibility for the quality of your teaching.
  9. To ensure that all equipment and facilities are used appropriately and safely.
  10. To ensure that the post holder pays due regard to and fully supports Martec’s policies, including Equality & Diversity, Health & Safety, Quality Assurance, etc, and carries out the duties required.
  11. To ensure continuing professional/curriculum development and to participate in training where appropriate, keeping up to date with your subject(s) as well as national and local developments in learning.
  12. To support invigilation for other subject areas and take part in invigilation training.
  13. To carry out other such duties as may be required from time to time by Management



In-depth knowledge and substantial experience in the subject area as specified in the job description

Teaching qualification* appropriate for working in Post 16 Sector, and/or willing to undergo further training.

Experience in teaching/training or working with students aged 16+.

An understanding of the principles underpinning teaching post 16 i.e. planning, delivery, assessment and evaluation of learning.

An awareness of different learning strategies and teaching methods suitable for teaching a diverse range of abilities.

Relevant trade experience within the automotive repair environment

Effective oral and written communication, numeracy and interpersonal qualifications & skills to communicate effectively with staff and learners alike (to at least Level 2 and/or willingness to acquire appropriate equivalent qualification).

A commitment and ability to comply with Equality & Diversity, Health & Safety policies, etc.