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JOB TITLE : CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

REPORTS TO : CEO/DOI

JOB PURPOSE

To improve and maintain the corporate image of DTI

 

Responsibilities

  • Handle/ manage print and electronic newsletters, website and social media pages
  • Serve as the liaison between the public and DTI.
  • Prepare written materials, newsletters, media briefings.
  • Photography, videography and dissemination of photographic/video materials to the public.
  • Identify and facilitate opportunities for DTI to feature in local media.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists, and maintain a media database.
  • Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required.
  • Design, print brochures, flyers and handbook of information on admissions
  • Conduct media campaigns, advertisement to drive admissions etc.
  • Link DTI’s Social media to other partners COTVET.
  • Provide media  coverage for  class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers.
  • Collaborate with teachers and administrators  in providing relevant media support  for  school programmes such as Safeguarding, Gender programming, community project, school work transitions, and workplace experience.
  • Agree performance objectives and targets with the CEO/DOI at the beginning of each academic year and prepare self-assessments for performance appraisals.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or Social Sciences.
  • 5-7 years’ work experience with at least two years in Corporate Institution.

 

Competencies

  • Ability to write creatively and edit communication resources and reports
  • Computer literate with proficiency in design software
  • Must be ready to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Photo and video editing skills would be an added advantage.

JOB TITLE:                                     EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO CEO

REPORTS TO:                                 CEO

 

JOB PURPOSE

To provide effective and efficient secretarial and administrative services to the Director.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Organize and plan appointments, meetings and events for the CEO’s office.
  • Take notes, write minutes during meetings and draw attention to missed details during meetings.
  • Respond promptly to CEO’s queries coordinate activities between the CEO’s office and other departments and external partners.
  • Act as the point of contact between executives, employees, clients and other external partners.
  • Screen calls, enquires and requests to the CEO taking cognizance of only correspondence that matter to the CEO.
  • Prepare and generate weekly, monthly and quarterly reports and/or presentations on the progress of projects and activities.
  • Research, prioritize and follow-up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the CEO, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course for action, referral, or response.
  • Organize travel and itineraries and necessary logistics required per trip.
  • Successfully complete critical aspects of deliverables with hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the CEO’s ability to effectively lead the company.
  • Work closely and effectively with the CEO to keep her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, follow-up appropriately. Acts as a “barometer”, having a sense for the issues taking place in the environment and keeping her updated.
  • Prioritize conflicting assignments, handles matter expeditiously, proactively, and follow-up through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Board Support and Liaison

  • Maintain discretion and confidentiality in relationships with all board members and Key partners.
  • Adhere to compliance with applicable rules and regulations set in bylaws regarding board and board committee matters, including advance distribution of materials before meetings with electronic/paper format.

Senior Management Liaison

  • Assist in coordinating the agenda of senior management team meetings and all staff meetings.
  • Participate as an adjunct member of the Executive Team including assisting in scheduling meetings and attending all meetings.

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Internal: Director of Institute, Staff, Faculty, Students

External: External Partners, Donors

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate should possess:

A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Social Sciences from a recognized tertiary institution   with 10 years’ experience supporting Senior Level Executives, preferably in a non-profit organization

A Masters’ Degree will be an added advantage

 

COMPETENCIES 

Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills

Exceptional organizational skills

High Performer

Able to multitask

Emotionally Intelligent

Ability to work with little or no supervision

Ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced environment

A problem solver

Adaptable/ Willing to learn

Resourceful

Team Player

JOB TITLE:                  HOUSEMISTRESS/SCHOOL NURSE

REPORTS TO:            COORDINATOR OF STUDENTS

DIRECT REPORTS:    BOARDING STUDENTS

 

Job Purpose

 To manage and monitor the running of the  boarding house in accordance with the rules and regulation of DTI

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Develop and maintain a harmonious living environment for the female borders.
  • Provide parental oversight for the girls in the hostel in order to give them the best possible boarding experience.
  • Ensure the safeguarding, good discipline and well-being of all female boarders.
  • Ensure there is always regular and open communication between the Housemistress and the students.
  • Uphold Health and Safety standards and requirements within the Hostel.
  • Know each student personally and be concerned for her development – academic, social and personal welfare.
  • Develop awareness of general health, hygiene, eating and sleeping patterns and liaise with the Medical Team on a regular basis.
  • Establish and maintain an orderly bedtime routine for the housemates.
  • Have oversight of dormitories on a daily basis ensuring that they are kept tidy and clean at all times.
  • Inform the Coordinator of Students of any concerns regarding Child/Youth Protection or the safeguarding of youth or anything that would require further action beyond the House Mistress.
  • Ensure the safety and security (physical and emotional) of all girls in the Hostel at all times.
  • Keep records pertaining to trips and visits, permissions to stay away with guardians or parents.
  • Ensure that the ‘handover’ log book, discipline, medication, sanctions and other records
  • Report any issues or concerns in relation to furnishings, fixtures, fittings, and all housekeeping and maintenance matters in the Hostel to the Facilities Manager.
  • Be mindful of the security of the buildings and support the Security Team by ensuring doors are secured on exit, particularly at night.
  • Be resident in the House accommodation provided by DTI when school is in session, and coordinate the beginning and end of term activities by coming to school at least one week prior to the beginning of the term.
  • Ensure that all areas have been left in good order before leaving for any holiday.
  • Deal with emergencies of any kind, including escorting girls to hospital.
  • Collaborate with teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of school programs such as
    • Safeguarding
    • Gender programming
    • Community project
    • School to work transitions
    • Workplace experience

Nursing Duties

  • Promote an optimal level of wellness among students and staff by providing preventative healthcare services.
  • Develop and implement health plans for students with specific health needs.
  • Plan and implement school health management protocols and procedures, especially for emergency situations.
  • Provide referrals, to parents or staff, for intervention and remediation of abnormal or worrying health conditions affecting students.
  • Provide ongoing health counseling to students, parents, and staff.
  • Complete medical paperwork, when necessary.
  • Agree performance objectives and targets with the Coordinator of Students at the beginning of every year and prepare self-assessments for performance appraisals.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • A minimum of a Degree in Nursing with over 10 years’ experience in taking care of young ladies.
  • Must be a registered nurse.
  • Must be able to supervise and relate well with young ladies

JOB TITLE:  INDUSTRY & WORKPLACE COORDINATOR     

REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF STIUDIES 

 

JOB PURPOSE

To work closely with the Director of Studies, and facilitators in providing career guidance for the students while linking them to respective industries for internship placement

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

The IWC Coordinator is expected to:

  • Collaborate with the Director of Studies, Teachers and Facilitators – individually or collectively as appropriate – in their roles as Project Supervisors.
  • Provide information, support and ideas for improvement of performance. Serve as the first point of call in cases where problems with Project work need to be resolved.
  • Explain to students the importance of the Project work in the overall context of the Course.
  • Design the school Project Research Programme such that students acquire the necessary skills to undertake their projects.
  • Provide appropriate training for Project Supervisors where required.
  • Ensure that Project Supervisors and students are familiar with the requirements for intellectual property particularly as it relates to their Projects.
  • Supervise the process by which students are allocated to projects.
  • Ensure that each student has an appropriate Supervisor for the selected Project.
  • Provide the Director of Studies with accurate data with respect to students’ projects and supervisors.
  • Set deadlines, in consultation with the Director of Studies , for the stages of production of the Project.
  • Facilitate in advance the requirements of individual students for the Project.
  • Provide Project Supervisors and students with up-to-date general and specific information, as it becomes available for Projects.
  • Ensure that Projects conform to current industry/ COTVET regulations.
  • Ensure the submission of Projects are according to the agreed timetable and regulations, and deliver them to the Director of Studies.
  • Be conversant with the labor needs of various industries.
  • Identify prospective industries for student internships by the end of their sixth month in the course and identify their requirements (consult directors and industry personnel).
  • Establish, develop and maintain appropriate relationships with industry to drive internship opportunities for students.
  • Leverage knowledge of labor needs and industry relationships to assist and ensure job placements for students either as fulltime employees of viable industries or as self-employed entrepreneurs immediately after graduation from DTI.
  • Assign students to selected industries in consultation with staff, facilitators and students by keeping up-to-date with the latest developments in each industry.
  • Champion the promotion of skills and creativity across the school.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Collaborate with teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of school programs.
    • Safeguarding
    • Gender programming
    • Community project
    • School to work transitions
    • Workplace experience

Transition to work and work readiness

  • Setup Student/Employer Services to facilitate industry linkages.
  • Draft guidelines for transition to work/ Workplace Experience Learning
  • Organize a session on peer Workplace Experience Learning
  • Organize a session on Community Voluntary Services.
  • Provide and maintain a database of all student placements and submit an annual report on same to management.

Precision Internship Programme

  • Publish Internship recruitment & criteria.
  • Select students for internship program.
  • Schedule students for internship activities.
  • Organize open orientations with CEO speaker series.
  • Organize gender awareness sessions for interns.
  • Initiate meetings with AAG and AGI as well as other industry partners.

Industry Linkages and job placement

  • Develop a database with short profiles of companies students/interns can work in.
  • Design students’ profiles for job placement.
  • Organize on-campus career fairs.
  • Take interns on on-site factory visits.
  • Carry out any other assignments or duties as deemed necessary from time to time or assigned by the Head of Institute.
  • Agree performance objectives and targets with the Director of Studies at the beginning of every academic year and prepare self-assessments for performance appraisals.

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Internal: Teachers, Facilitators, and Students

External: Target Industries for Internships

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

The ideal Candidate should possess:

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Marketing with a minimum of 4-5 years post national service experience. Business Development/Career Guidance Certificate is an added advantage.

 

COMPETENCIES 

  • Excellent networking skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Must be a good team player with strong collaboration skills.
  • Must possess strong influencing skills.

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications or software

 

 

JOB TITLE:                          TEACHER OF INNOVATIONS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

REPORTS TO:                     DIRECTOR OF STUDIES 

 

JOB PURPOSE      

To teach the Innovation Lab Course and to provide overall coordination for a team of facilitators who are working collaboratively to ensure that  the students accomplish their  overall course objectives

 

Key Responsibilities

In Relation to Teaching

  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students’ progress.
  • Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of school.
  • Have a thorough understanding of innovation.
  • Teach lessons in innovation, product design, world class manufacturing and entrepreneurship.
  • Ensure that the students’ innovation process function methodically.
  • Expose students to the issues of quality and desirability of products and their relation to production.
  • Plan the teaching structured around specific milestones and deliverables throughout the course.
  • Guide the students in decision making and throughout the process in relation to the course learning objectives in a structured manner.
  • Ensure that the students manage to work independently and in that way learn on their own how to use methods, handle processes and be a part of a well functioning project collaboration, as well as reflecting on these acts.
  • Complete term and other reports on the School Management System when implemented.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing all administration policies and  rules governing students.
  • Protect students from all forms of abuse.
  • Keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities

In Relation to Coordination

  • Cooperate with the other team of educators in developing the course description, program design and the process of delivering the course, with a firm insight into the course content and structure of the course.
  • Maintain the framework and structuring of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship program and coordinate teaching activities in relation to the course plan and the detailed program.
  • Serve as the liaison between the students, facilitators and the visiting experts and guest facilitators.
  • Organize visits to hubs and sites of participating manufacturers.
  • Ensure the seamless scheduling of program activities involving other facilitators.
  • Ensure cooperation and collaboration between all the participating teachers ensuring timely resolution of all issues.
  • Handle communication and cooperation with students, experts and external organizations.

Other

  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations.
  • Keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
  • Protect students from all forms of abuse.
  • Observe and evaluate students’ performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Prepare students for later educational experiences by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Guide and counsel students with adjustment and/or academic problems, or special academic interests.
  • Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators in order to resolve students’ behavioral and academic problems.
  • Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of school programs such as:
    • Safeguarding
    • Gender programming
    • Community project
    • School to work transitions
    • Workplace experience
  • Agree performance objectives and targets with the Director of Studies at the beginning of every academic year and prepare self-assessments for performance appraisals.
  • Carry out any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of Institute.

 

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE 

A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Entrepreneurship or Marketing  with 3-5 years of post-graduate experience in industry, production, marketing or teaching.

 

COMPETENCIES

The Ideal candidate must be:

  • Innovative and creative
  • Be willing and able to learn quickly
  • Able to work with young people
  • Patient and Tolerant
  • Amiable and be a team player.

 

JOB TITLE:  REGISTRAR

REPORTS TO:  DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTE

 

JOB PURPOSE                  

To manage the student recruitment and admissions processes at DTI through efficient processing of student enrollment, attendance and maintenance of student records on campus.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Prepare plans and programmes relating to annual student
  • Communicate the timelines for the admissions process for DTI, in consultation with the Head of Institute.
  • Provide up to date and complete information on DTI to stakeholders, communities and feeding schools.
  • Establish the necessary liaisons for the recruitment process.
  • Maintain physical and computerized records including student applications, selection and admissions.
  • Assess applications to identify, select and interview qualified candidates.
  • Process new student records, including records from other schools, setting up folders, and entering student data into appropriate databases.
  • Assist teachers and counselors with the preparation of reports and student data information.
  • Maintain physical and computerized records of all student folders, progress reports, class rosters, schedules, and grade books.
  • Coordinate end of term activities including processing of reports to parents (printing and distribution of report cards) verification and correction of grades.
  • Process and transmit requests for student information, including student transcripts required for Industry attachments.
  • Prepare and distribute student identification cards, bus passes, and other identification documents.
  • Coordinate the ordering and distribution of all students’ learning /study materials, including text books (work with stores and library).
  • Maintain confidentiality on all students and other classified data.
  • Disseminate school documents / information
  • Administer the School Management Software
  • Ensure that DTI’s policies (especially the Covid-19 policy directives) and security requirements are adhered to by all students, teachers and visitors.
  • Provide the requisite support for field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Collaborate with teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of school programs such as:
    • Safeguarding
    • Gender programming
    • Community project
    • School to work transitions
    • Workplace experience
  • Agree performance objectives and targets with the Director of Institute at the beginning of every academic year and prepare self-assessments for performance appraisals.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Director of Institute from time to time.

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Internal: Students

External: Prospective Students, Communities, Prospective Parents

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 

A minimum of a Bachelor Degree with at least 5 years post National Service experience.

Must demonstrate a track record of strong personal organization and discipline.

 

COMPETENCIES 

  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use personal computer and software to develop or maintain spreadsheets and databases, and do word processing
  • Must also pass a criminal background test and be fingerprinted before gaining employment.

Child Safe-keeping Assurance required

JOB TITLE:             TEACHER OF MATHEMATICS 

REPORTS TO:         DIRECTOR OF STUDIES 

 

JOB PURPOSE

Prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning of Mathematics and generally equips and prepares the students for the world of work.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities and communicate it to students.
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.
  • Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying needs.
  • Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Support students through counseling with academic problems and encouragement and mentoring.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations.
  • Keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development.
  • Complete term reports on students as well as reports on other activities required by management.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students’ progress.
  • Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Observe and evaluate students’ performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of school.
  • Prepare students for later educational experiences by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Guide and counsel students with adjustment and/or academic problems, or special academic interests.
  • Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators in order to resolve students’ behavioral and academic problems.
  • Protect students from all forms of abuse.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of school programs such as:
  • Safeguarding
  • Gender programming
  • Community project
  • School to work transitions
  • Workplace experience
  • Agree performance objectives and targets with the Director of Studies at the beginning of every academic year and prepare self-assessments for performance appraisals.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE 

Teacher of Mathematics

  • A Bachelors’ degree with a specialization in Mathematics, from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Meet professional teacher education requirements of a good school.
  • Single subject teaching credential or having taught a specialized subject over a period of time.
  • The ideal candidate would have prior experience working with young adults and must have strong teaching and behavior management skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of ICT in an educational setting.
  • Conversant with CBT Assessment
  • Conversant with Technical Vocational Curriculum and Requirements

 

KEY COMPETENCIES 

  • Self-motivation, high energy level, good verbal and written communication skills.
  • High work standards, problem solving skills

JOB TITLE:            TEACHER OF WELDING AND FABRICATION 

REPORTS TO:       DIRECTOR OF STUDIES 

 

JOB PURPOSE

To design and deliver classroom and shop instruction focused on workforce training, Industry and COTVET approved certifications.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and teach a fabrication technology program designed to address local workforce needs and industry standards.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Teach the primary welding processes with major metals like mild steel and stainless steel.
  • Manage the upkeep of the fabrication equipment, guided by the workshop manager.
  • Support students through counseling with academic problems, encouragement and mentoring.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students’ progress.
  • Complete term reports on students as well as reports on other activities as required by management.
  • Prepare students for later educational experiences by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations
  • Protect students from all forms of abuse.
  • Keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of school programs such as:
  • Safeguarding
  • Gender programming
  • Community project
  • School to work transitions
  • Workplace experience
  • Actively participate in professional growth and development activities.
  • Agree performance objectives and targets with the Director of Studies at the beginning of every academic year and prepare self-assessments for performance appraisals.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of Institute

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE 

  • A Technical Degree or HND / City & Guilds qualification in Fabrication, Manufacturing, Welding or a very closely related field, from an accredited institution with three (3) or more years of industry related experience where work is performed to a recognized industry standard and is primarily focused on metal fabrication processes.

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Conversant with CBT assessment
  • Conversant with Technical Vocational Curriculum and Requirements
  • COTVET certification or the ability to obtain the certification within one year.
  • Industry standard welding skills in one or more welding processes.
  • Ability to teach machine tool technology.
  • Capable to instruct students on current pipe welding techniques.
  • Familiarity with the use of composite and plastics in the manufacturing process.

 

 

 

How to Apply

All CV’s and applications letters are to be submitted electronically to 2mbrecruit@gmail.com 

All applicants should clearly state the role they are applying for in the subject of the email and application letter.

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