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Lecturer Organisational Behavior and Leadership (0.6 – 1 FTE)

Geplaatst: 12-04-2019
Sluitingsdatum: 06-05-2019
Hotelschool The Hague
Amsterdam (Noord-Holland) 
min. 0,6 fte, max. 1 fte 
max. 11 (€3.560,72 - €4.892,31) 


General Function Description

You are able to develop courses that are closely linked to real-world hospitality management practice. You will teach, train, coach and assess international students in communication and leadership skills. Examples of communication skills that you will be focusing teaching are; Assertiveness in dealing with difficult guests, handling difficult behaviour, handling complaints, giving presentations and teamwork. The leadership skills are for example motivating employees, progress and appraisal interviews and meeting

skills. Two times a year you will get the opportunity to guide students through a week long leadership development program on an outdoor location. You are a professional and motivating trainer, encouraging both students and colleagues to achieve excellence. You are an active team player willing to cooperate and contribute to the school’s success. But most of all you feel at home in a dynamic and international academic environment.


Hotelschool The Hague was founded and funded in 1929 by the hospitality industry, to create a central place where industry partners could gain and share new insights, skills and knowledge. Hotelschool The Hague has become an international school since its foundation, specialising in hospitality management. Hotelschool The Hague offers a four year Bachelor of Arts in Hotel Management; also available as the accelerated International Fast Track Programme. Hotelschool The Hague offers a 13-month Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Hospitality Management too. We are proud of the fact that Hotelschool The Hague is one of the last independent single sector Universities of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands.

The school has two campuses, one in The Hague and one in Amsterdam, with over 2600 students, an international student intake of over 40% and more than 250 employees.

Hotelschool The Hague has been voted the best public hotel school in The Netherlands for the last five years. Hotelschool The Hague has also been voted the best hotel school in The Netherlands.



You will join a multidisciplinary team of faculty working in a range of hospitality related business areas. The school community is international, and the program is taught, and all business is conducted completely in English. Hotelschool The Hague has an excellent reputation developed over 85 years; the result of the structured & innovative educational program and the experience and quality of our staff and lecturers. You will join a dynamic, hardworking team of professionals in a friendly and challenging environment.

Position in the organisation

The Faculty is organised by the academic disciplines of:

  • Professional Development

  • Operations Management

  • Finance, Accounting, Law and ICM

  • Marketing and Innovation

  • Organisational Behaviour and Leadership


The curriculum at Hotelschool The Hague is delivered in a unique competency approach. Courses are integrated using modern methods of practical application and active learning including blended learning, business simulations and case studies, enhancing the students' understanding of each discipline as it is used in real world scenarios.

Functie eisen


  • a Master’s degree;

  • a minimum of 4 years of international work experience in training in communication skills, leadership and management, preferably within a hospitality focused organisation;

  • several years of teaching experience or proven affinity with teaching

  • analytical and conceptual skills and an excellent command of the English language (C2 level);

  • an inspiring team player for all Hotelschool The Hague students and faculty;

  • excellent social skills, an ability to work independently, and a proactive attitude to problem solving; able to work in a self-directing team;

  • insights 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.

  • excellent training and coaching skills;

  • an alignment to vision, mission and strategy of the Hotelschool The Hague: https://hotelschool.nl/en/about-us/our-organisation#!our-values



Hotelschool The Hague offers a salary based on scale 11 with a range between € 3,564 and € 4,896 depending on your professional experience and qualifications. In addition, Hotelschool The Hague offers:

  • A 13th month;

  • an excellent package of fringe benefits;

  • a retirement pension through ABP;

  • excellent opportunities for further education;

  • the possibility to participate in collective (health) insurance;

  • generous opportunities for sabbatical;

  • when appropriate, we provide professional expat services.

Contact informatie

Additional information

To apply for this position, go to: http://hotelschool.nl/en/about-us/vacancies select Trainer in Leadership Development and select the “apply” tab on the right portion of the screen.

Please send your application letter and CV in English, to the attention of Ms G J. Roos, Human Resources Advisor a.i.

The application deadline is May 6th, 2019.

An English language proficiency test and a trial lesson will be part of the selection procedure.

The willingness and ability to teach at both campuses in Amsterdam and The Hague is required.

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