Competition Number: REQ 4490
Professor, Baking and Pastry (Newly Posted and Amended)
Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts/The Chef School
Faculty Teaching Scale
300 Adelaide St.E.
Full Time Faculty
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George Brown College is located on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and other Indigenous peoples who have lived here over time. We are grateful to share this land as treaty people who learn, work, and live in the community with each other.
At George Brown College, we have established a reputation for equipping our students with the skills, industry experience and credentials to pursue the careers of their choice. As employees, we are committed to creating an enriching learning community for our students, delivering excellence in what we do, holding ourselves accountable for our work and demonstrating diversity and respect for one another.
What responsibilities will you have in this role?
The successful candidate will:
Teach courses in all years of the Baking & Pastry certificate, diploma, post-graduate Advanced French Patisserie programs as well as baking and pastry courses in other programs within the Chef School.
Be responsible for development and delivery of industry focused workplace integrated learning, online learning (synchronous and asynchronous), and special integrated learning modules for learning in the workplace.
Lead and participate in the development/selection of appropriate learning materials, revision of curriculum, program objectives, developing and evaluating learning outcomes and learning environments.
Research and teach subjects in their area of expertise, and will tutor, counsel, advise, and evaluate student and program achievements.
Participate and contribute to the coordination of programs, student recruitment, program advisory and other committees, externship learning applications and monitoring, and special events for the Chef School including student recruitment events.
Maintain currency in his/her field through consultation with business and industry representatives by demonstrated active engagement in culinary networks within Canada or globally in past 2 years.
Develop and maintain course materials posted on college learning management software (LMS) such as BlackBoard, MS Teams. DesireToLearn, Moodle etc.
Actively participate in ongoing events and projects within the division.
Contribute to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs as needed/requested.
What qualifications do you need for this role?
The successful candidate requires an Interprovincial Red Seal Baker/Patisserie certification OR
Post-secondary Baking and Pastry Arts Education from a recognized institution, preferably French based training.
Minimum ten (10) years progressive experience in the Baking and Pastry industry; with specialization in confectionary, chocolatier, and breads with preferably, five (5) years in a supervisory or management level role.
Knowledge and familiarity with the latest industry technology and innovative teaching delivery methods required.
Must have two (2) to three (3) years teaching experience in adult learning/ training combined with demonstrated effective coaching / leadership skills and significant on-the-job skills training.
Previous curriculum development and formal post-secondary teaching experience would be considered assets.
Proven extensive industry network (global) and relationships, industry involvement and credibility.
Demonstrated strength and experience in event and competition organization and management.
Sound knowledge of modern pastry skills and techniques, cost management and theory principles, along with a demonstrated track record in the utilization of both traditional and new approaches to pastry.
Strong technology skills, comfort with social media and teaching both in person and online.
Excellent communication, collaboration, teamwork, and interpersonal skills.
Effective ability to convey conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students in ways that respect diverse backgrounds, experience, and learning needs with knowledge of and commitment to accessible learning practices. flexibility in adapting to change and participating in consultative decision-making processes.
Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is essential to interact effectively with the College’s diverse student and staff population.
Commitment to ongoing learning and innovation related to the field, teaching and evaluation, technology, and student success.
NOTE TO CANDIDATES:
Those selected for an interview may take part in both an online interview and candidates selected from the first interview will participate in the in- person baking practical assessment as part of the selection process.
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The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
First consideration will be provided to internal candidates in accordance with our Academic Collective Agreement.
Closing: Open until filled - now reviewing external applicants
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