Lecturer/Trainer in Leadership Skills

(0.6 - 1.0 FTE)


You will join a multidisciplinary team of professionals in a challenging and friendly environment. The school community is international, which means both the educational programme and all business communication are in English. Hotelschool The Hague has developed an excellent reputation over 90 years; the result of the structured & innovative educational programme and the experience and quality of our staff, instructors, and lecturers.

General function description

  • You are able to develop courses that are closely linked to real-world hospitality management practices.
  • You will teach, train, coach, and assess international students in communication and leadership skills.
  • Examples of communication skills that you will be teaching are; Giving and receiving feedback, giving presentations, assertiveness in dealing with difficult guests, and proactive communication within teamwork
  • The leadership skills are focused on the development of the students’ emotional intelligence and adversity within the context of leadership, including the training of motivating employees, progress and appraisal interviews, and meeting skills.
  • Two to four times per year, you will have the opportunity to guide students through a week-long outdoor leadership development programme.
  • You are a professional and motivating trainer who is able to encourage both students and colleagues to achieve excellence.
  • You are flexible and an active team player willing to cooperate and contribute to the school’s success.
  • Most importantly, you feel at home in a dynamic and international academic environment.

Candidate profile

You have/are:

  • a Master’s degree or PhD
  • a minimum of 4 years of international work experience in training communication, leadership, and management skills, preferably within a hospitality-focused organisation
  • several years of teaching experience or proven affinity with teaching i.e. considerable experience in training and coaching based on agile methods and/or relationship management
  • analytical and conceptual skills and an excellent command of the English language (C2 level), excellent social skills, and ability to work independently, and a proactive attitude towards problem-solving
  • insight into and knowledge of current affairs and developments in (hospitality) management;
  • an enthusiastic approach to education with an emphasis on coaching students to deal with real-world professional assignments
  • experience with online teaching making use of online collaboration platforms
  • passion for curriculum development


Hotelschool The Hague offers a salary based on scale 11 the labour agreement of Universities of Applied Science (CAO HBO) with a range between € 3.731,81 and 5.127,39 gross per month, depending on your professional experience and qualifications.

In addition, Hotelschool The Hague offers:

  • A 13th month;
  • An excellent package of fringe benefits;
  • Employees with a 40-hour working week are entitled to 428 hours (53 days) of leave annually with retention of salary;
  • Excellent opportunities for further personal development;
  • Compensation towards your health insurance expenses;
  • Option to make use of group discounts for multiple insurances;
  • Travel allowances for commuting to and from work;
  • A laptop and Telephone are provided for this position;
  • A pension plan through ABP;
  • Most importantly you would work for an organisation that strives to have a positive impact on society, helping to develop future leaders in the hospitality industry.

Additional information

Hotelschool The Hague works with a 40-hour workweek. The starting date for this position is as soon as possible depending on the notice period of the applicant.

The work location for this position can be either our Campus in Amsterdam and/ or Campus The Hague.

Additional information can be provided by Ms. Berenbaum (Program Manager Bachelor) through email: c.berenbaum@hotelschool.nl

An English language proficiency test may be part of the selection procedure. Upon receiving an offer, a certificate of conduct (VOG) is required.

How to apply

We look forward to receiving your English CV and motivation letter. Please note that we are also interested in expanding our freelance pool in the area of leadership skills.

Kindly submit your CV and motivation letter to the attention of Ms. N. Winklaar, Corporate Recruiter.

The Deadline for applications is 3 June 2022.

To apply please send your cv and motivation letter to careers@hotelschool.nl