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Thursday, March 9, 2017

AAH-U Vocational Instructor Job in Uganda

Action Africa Help Uganda (AAH-U), a non-profit making agency that implements health and development projects in Uganda, seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative development leaders for its United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) funded programmes in the Districts of Hoima (Kyangwali Refugee Settlement), Adjumani District and Kampala for the following vacancy:
Job Title: Vocational Instructor
Reports to:  Vocational Training Coordinator
Liaises with: Project Staff, Workshop Technical staff
Job summary: To deliver a coordinated, integrated Vocational Training and learning programme in an inclusive manner to meet students’ needs in line with donor and AAH Uganda guidelines.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To work closely with the Vocational Training Coordinator to plan the delivery of the training syllabus.
  • Participate proactively in student enrolment activities, including interviewing, participation in open days, induction sessions.
  • Plan assignments to meet the requirements of the qualification and ensure that the students are aware of the assessment timetable and examination dates;
  • Ensure all assignments are internally verified /moderated in line with Academy requirements;
  • Keep course records on enrolment, retention and achievement and closely monitor and record student progress
  • Prepare and deliver lessons and other associated learning materials in a professional and competent manner;
  • Prepare and mark assessments, projects, tests and examinations in accordance with the requirements of the course;
  • Organise and maintain all workshop /classroom equipment and tools, ensuring that the correct equipment, resources are available in the right places, in the correct quantities and in a sound condition ready for use at all times
  • Monitor stock level of all goods (both consumable and capital items) used for training in liaison with the Parts manager and Vocational Training Coordinator.
  • Assist with the development and promotion of market driven courses as appropriate and in line with AAH and donor Vocational Training guidelines.
  • Ensure that all practical activities involving students are adequately risk assessed to maintain a safe working and learning environment.
  • Ensure quality assurance checks/students feedback surveys are collected and acted upon.
  • To carry out such other duties appropriate to the job as may be required by the Vocational Training Coordinator.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Vocational studies in technological studies with education, Technical Teacher Education-Mechanical Engineering
  • Craft 2 certificate (or equivalent) in Bricklaying, Painting & Decorating or Carpentry & Joinery will be of an added advantage
  • 3 years’ experience in general building work and working within Education
Skills and Competencies
  • The ability to work on own initiative
  • A flexible approach and an ability to cope with changing demands
  • Commitment to quality delivery
  • Commitment to student success
  • Commitment to ongoing personal development
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Contract Duration: 12 months (Renewable subject to availability of funds and positive appraisal)
How to Apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications (together with an updated CV) with at least three suitable referees with their telephone contacts, by email only to;
Senior Human Resource & Administration Officer,
Action Africa Help Uganda;
Plot 72 Ntinda Road, P O Box 10501,
Kampala, Uganda.
Please indicate the role you are applying for in the subject line of your email.
Detailed Job Descriptions of the roles can be viewed through the company website:
Deadline for receiving the applications is: 13/03/2017.

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