Job Posting Description, Culinary Instructor - .5 (2020-2021 school year)
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sarah Painter
408 South Carroll Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
Job Locations
Career Center
Application Open: 05/12/2020, Filing Deadline: 06/26/2020
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
026 Culinary Instructor

General Purpose

Provide instruction in the culinary and hospitality industry and restaurant and hospitality management. Assist students in enhancing their skills in the areas necessary to seek employment in the food preparation and culinary and hospitality industry. Integrate the  instruction of basic skills  into  the  career  and technical curriculum, as well  as, teach  employability skills  such as working with  others, good attendance, and a positive work  ethic. Prepare students for entry level employment in the food preparation industry or for post-secondary study.  Assist students to be successful in career and technical education by monitoring their technical, basic skills, and placement records. Assist students in developing their career education plans, and instruct students in resume writing and interview skills.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Maintain current license status and perform the necessary continuing education required to maintain and upgrade licensure.
  • Perform all regular and customary duties of a classroom teacher, maintain student discipline, perform required record keeping, inventory equipment and supplies, and perform student attendance keeping responsibilities.
  • Develop and implement a curriculum within guidelines of the State Department of Education, and La Porte County Career and Technical Education System.
  • Serve Safe Certified.
  • Organize and take responsibility for an active and effective program advisory committee.
  • Establish relationships with area employers in the culinary and hospitality industry.
  • Develop dual credit agreements with post-secondary institutions.
  • Represent the Career and Technical Education program and the hosting high school with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Maintain records, spreadsheets and data related to food production and sales.
  • Assist in the maintenance of all necessary paperwork and records for the class.
  • Establish communication with students' parents and sending school
  • Administration when necessary.
  • Maintain communication with teaching colleagues and the  AK Smith Career
  • Responsible for food service to students within the building.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the administration.
  • Performance on this job shall be evaluated annually by the Building

 Education and Experience

  • Valid  Indiana Workplace Specialist Culinary Science  license  or be eligible for  licensing based upon  3-5  years’  work  experience in  a professional culinary and hospitality facility.
  • Outstanding communication, computer, record keeping, and organizational skills
  • Experience assisting students to make viable, realistic career decisions
  • Verifiable work experience outside of education
  • Ability to teach based upon an industry approved Serve Safe and Prostrate curriculum
  • Ability to develop partnerships with area culinary and hospitality businesses
  • Ability for credentialing with  a post-secondary facility for Dual Credit
  • Extensive knowledge about careers in the Culinary and hospitality industry
  • Experience in career education or technical training
  • Desire to help and work with students
  • Committed to vocational education as a viable career option for students

 Salary and Benefits

 Payment Type:                  Salary, per MCEA Agreement

 Benefits:                           Comprehensive medical, annuity contribution, ITRF, life insurance

 The Michigan City Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, sex (including transgender status, sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, or genetic information, which are classes protected by Federal and/or State law (collectively, "Protected Classes"). This includes the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs, and/or activities, or, if initially occurring off Corporation grounds or outside the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs and activities, affecting the Corporation's environment. For further information, clarification, or complaint, please contact the MCAS School Administration, 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Title IX (gender equity related issues); or Special Education Director , 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Section 504 (non-discrimination/disability issues and Americans with Disabilities). Any other information concerning the above policies may be obtained by contacting the Superintendent, Dr. Barbara Eason-Watkins, 408 S. Carroll Ave., Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000.

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