cookery / hospitality TRAINING SPECIALISTS


    For over 30 years, Skills Consulting Group have been growing happier, more productive people.
    Through our industry-leading brands, including Ignite College, our influence is far reaching. Each day, across New Zealand we positively impact people’s lives by giving them the knowledge, practical skills, and guidance to achieve their dreams.



    Our Cookery and Hospitality Training Specialists are leaders. They’re helping to shape the future of New Zealand’s food and hospitality sector. When you join our team of Training Specialists, you’ll be joining a supportive, collaborative team of industry experts who are proud to be inspiring the next generation of chefs, cooks and hospitality professionals.

    The work is energizing and meaningful. As you watch your students’ skill, understanding and confidence grow, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that you’ve made a profound impact on their lives, and you are contributing to a skilled workforce for this vibrant and diverse sector.

    Your key responsibilities will be to:

    • Planning and delivering courses using effective teaching methods and materials that are appropriate to the students
    • Ensuring course content is aligned with the lesson plan
    • Preparing and/or adapting teaching materials for different delivery modes and ensuring that course delivery follows the delivery schedule
    • Ensuring all assessments, including tests are completed as per the requirements of the course including marking, feedback, reassessment and rescheduling within required timeframes
    • Reporting of course completions and student results, satisfaction, attendance, and other data as required
    • Providing academic support and assisting students to develop day to day work habits, life and social skills that will enhance their study outcomes and employability
    • Dealing appropriately with individual leaner support needs including coordinating the referral and follow up of students to other support staff
    • Offering advice to students on further learning and pathway opportunities
    • Maintaining currency of knowledge and skills and undertaking agreed professional development activities
    • Working collegially with other Training Specialists and academic staff to ensure the programme is engaging, innovative and appealing to students
    • Designing valid and reliable assessments and marking guides that assess all learning outcomes on a unit/module.


    You will have an adult literacy and numeracy and/or an adult teaching qualification.

    Join us and enjoy an unrivalled benefits package including:

    • Industry-leading salary
    • Schedule flexibility
    • Life insurance
    • Medical insurance
    • Career progression opportunities
    • Birthday leave

    And, because the cookery and hospitality courses we offer are continuously evolving in line with global trends and technology, we offer specialised training to ensure your skills and knowledge stay ahead of industry-benchmarks

    about you:

    As well as an unwavering focus on empowering and inspiring your students, you’ll bring the following to the role:

    • Technical knowledge in subject area (relevant cooking experience or hospitality degree or qualification)
    • Computer and technical skills
    • Strong communication skills

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