Vocational Training Instructor

Vocational Training Instructor Position Overview: RefuSHE is a nonprofit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya dedicated to identifying, protecting and empowering unaccompanied refugee minors, especially adolescent girls, through our specialized shelter, education and advocacy programs. The Girl’s Empowerment Program is comprised of a diverse group of participants from different countries of origin with varying educational, language, and literacy levels. Outside of the basic education component, the GEP also manages a vocational training class focused on basis tailoring and income generating skills. Using the curriculum created by RefuSHE, combined with a student-centered teaching approach; the GEP Vocational Training Instructor will carry out program goals and objectives related to the tailoring program and participants. Duties & Responsibilities: Administers a tailoring training curriculum to vocational trainees that has been approved by RefuSHE and NITA. Designs and Implements a tie and dye curriculum to prepare artisans for RefuSHE’s social enterprise. Leads classroom activities by providing individualized support to participants and collect necessary materials to maintain a high-level learning environment for all participants Assists in compiling and writing weekly and monthly notes on each participant enrolled addressing work progress and evaluations of participant’s participation. Strives to develop individual relationships with each participant and ensure that they have access to one on one communication when needed; Regularly communicates additional educational needs the participants may have that need to be addressed by the GEP Associate Director Maintains strict confidentiality regarding each participant served in any and all RefuSHE programs Effectively and respectfully handles issues of discipline and behavior in the classroom while referring participants to the GEP Associate Director if follow up on any and sensitive issue is needed. Accepts additional responsibilities that may fall under one or more of RefuSHE’s Programs as delegated by Country Director, or any member of the senior management team. Reports all updates and status information to the GEP Associate Director in an accurate, organized and timely manner. Attend weekly staff meetings and contribute feedback and ideas on how to strengthen the GEP Vocational Training Program. Assists in Completion of weekly and monthly program reports and action plans Learns and understands thoroughly RefuSHE’s mission, programs and goals Responsible for procuring items to ensure classroom resources are available and accessible to participants Qualifications Diploma in Clothing and Textile from a recognized institution (preferably NITA). Specialized training/experience in Tie and Dye skills Diploma in technical education will be an added advantage. Specialized Training/Professional Qualifications Customer Service Entrepreneurship, Sales and Marketing Computer Proficiency in MS suite At least two (2) years relevant experience in preparing artisans for NITA trade tests. Must be a Kenyan citizen and a holder of a national identification card, How to apply: Your application should be sent to the address below indicating the position applied in the email subject by close of business Thursday 21st February 2019. Applications should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format and given your sir name) with your contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, names and contacts of three referees, one of which should be your current supervisor. Please note that RefuSHE does not charge any fees for receiving or processing job applications. RefuSHE is an equal opportunity employer. NB. All applications should only be sent through the email provided: RefuSHE P.O Box 63192 – 00619 Nairobi Kenya Email: hr2019@RefuSHE.org Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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