IT Trainer (Nairobi) Job at RefuSHE

IT Trainer (Nairobi) Job at RefuSHE… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at RefuSHE.

Description:

In 2008, they launched RefuSHE, then Heshima Kenya, in that vision. Anne & Talyn founded RefuSHE as an innovative solution within the global refugee crisis – an organization built on the principle that every young woman deserves the opportunity.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in an 8-week Training of Trainers on Konexio’s curriculum and training materials.
  • Through employer-provided training, attain a skill level appropriate for instruction, on all topics related to the course, including digital skills, online freelance skills, soft skills, training methodology, and demonstrates ability to instruct others in the training materials.
  • Train cohorts of RefuSHE students in a 6-month digital skills training session consisting of a 3-month instructional module and a 3-month practical module.
  • Lead effective training in RefuSHE’s IT Lab using Konexio’s curriculum and support students in the completion of classroom exercises and with technical issues.
  • Evaluate, monitor and follow up on student progress.
  • Be available to answer technical questions from students and teams and questions on class exercises and curriculum content.
  • Ensure good communication between the instructor and the students (reporting information, difficulties, follow-up, etc.)
  • Explain abstract concepts to students who are new to these concepts.
  • Maintain equipment and software in working order by ensuring that software is working properly, the rooms are secure, and that equipment is used appropriately during training.
  • Perform routine maintenance and IT equipment cleaning and manage the installation of equipment in the morning and its shutdown in the evening.
  • Be present at the IT Lab Monday through Friday, and for occasional essential activities that may take place on weekends, such as graduation ceremonies.
  • Work directly with both the RefuSHE and Konexio teams in terms of coordination and communication to successfully deliver the program and to overcome challenges that emerge during the training.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as education, education technology, Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field of study is required.
  • At least four years of IT teaching and training experience, strong preference for training disadvantaged and vulnerable youth.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows OS, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows Multipoint Server 2011/2012, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • Basic knowledge of network components (firewalls, routers, switches and LAN, WAN, WLAN infrastructures).
  • Basic skills in SQL servers, hardware, printers and computers and in TCP/IP, DNS, and HTTP protocols preferred.
  • Experience in programming, installation, configuration and maintenance of computer networks.
  • Demonstrated experience in computer science and digital media instruction and training
  • Experience teaching adolescent girls and young women with high vulnerabilities preferred
  • Experience with areas of program management such as data collection, impact evaluation, and reporting a plus.
  • The ability to work and live in Kenya; fluency in English and Kiswahili.
  • Language skills in French or local dialects spoken in Somalia, Congo, and South Sudan are a plus.

How to Apply

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents, and Application to  [email protected]

Note: Use Application for IT Trainer as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline: 10th December2021.

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