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Position: Garment Making Instructor

Location: Siaya

Job Description

Train students in specific technical skills area and prepare them for formal examinations/trade test.



  • Enrich the existing Curriculum to include emerging trends in the Dressmaking/TailoringIndustry.
  • Develop lesson plans for training.
  • Take part in recruitment process of the new students.
  • Provide counseling to the students, address their disciplinary issues and assist in Conflict Resolution among them.
  • Prepare the students for their final examination and facilitate internal examinations.
  • Accompany the class to the examination center.
  • Ensure all qualified students are registered for the exams.
  • Ensure all qualified students pay their contributions to the exams.
  • Ensure RWMT values and principles are communicated to the students and their caregivers.
  • Ensure RWMT Training and Resource Center rules and regulations are clearly communicated to the students.
  • Ensure the students participate in all other related RWMT activities including other projects.

Information Management  

  • Keeping database of students.
  • Keeping database of Personal details and relevant documents of the students.
  • Filing of the family profiles and making sure the right students as per the RWMT criteria are the ones attending class.
  • Keeping daily attendance registers for the students.
  • Keeping (filing) examination records.
  • Preparing and collecting monitoring and evaluation data.
  • Preparing and filing monitoring and evaluation reports for class.
  • Ensure students are aware of and pay their fees to RWMT Finance department fully and timely.

Economic Mentoring to Students

  • Train and mentor students to acquire skills in developing items for sale and ensure self-sufficiency.
  • Facilitate students to meet production deadlines and relevant targets.
  • Train the students on how to deal with possible clients so as to enable them have competitive advantage.
  • Train the students on how to determine prices of their finished products to enable them engage in profitable ventures out of the acquired skills.
  • Train the students on the possible ways of marketing their skills as well as their finished products.

Maintenance of Equipment

  • Implementation of RWMT policies that are geared towards ensuring better security of inputs.
  • Regular maintenance of equipment and assets i.e. oiling of the machines
  • Requesting inputs from the inventory (and procurement) and allocating the same to students for use.
  • Reporting any damage caused and repairs needed in class and respective equipment.
  • Locking and opening the room (workshop) in the morning and evening.
  • Providing recommendations that can improve security of the class and RWMT equipment.

General Maintenance 

  • Assist in general repair and maintenance on areas that are relevant to the incumbents’ expertise whenever called to.
  • Advise the organization promptly on different areas that are related to the incumbents’ field.
  • Come up with products for the organizations use whenever called to.


  • Assist in Tailoring and dressmaking production ventures of the organization whenever called to.
  • Assist in supervision of casuals and students work with regards to production.
  • Ensure that the final products are of good quality so as to maintain satisfaction of RWMT clients.
  • Take part in wage preparation of the casual staff engaged in Tailoring and dressmaking production.
  • Assist in conducting interviews for Tailoring and dressmaking casuals and/or staff.

Internal Administration

  • Provide quality and timely delivery of production and training reports in their agreed format and deadlines to facilitate follow-up and improvement of the work.
  • Maintain follow-up system to ensure efficient processes of production and training activities.
  • Maintain and keep up to date and accurate production and training records and reports of activities and beneficiaries according to the organization’s M&E and reporting requirements.
  • Actively maintain the internal referral system to ensure beneficiaries are provided with maximum support from the organization’s various expertise.


  • At least a Diploma in the area of technical skills training from a reputable Polytechnic or/and Technical Institutions.
  • A Grade 1 Trade Test Certification in the area of specialization will be an added advantage.
  • Tailoring and dressmaking
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Certificate in Computer Studies
  • Must possess good facilitation/training skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to build harmonious relationships with students.
  • Must have developed good intercultural orientation and strong public relations skills.
  • Must have registered with TVET
  • Must have a Technical Teacher Training Certificate
  • At least two (2) years relevant experience in a similar position.

How to apply

Interested candidates are requested to email the following to [email protected] by 3rdJuly 2020. cover letter stating the position for which you are applying, along with current remuneration or last remuneration if currently not employed, (2) three paragraph motivation statement and why you feel you meet the requirements, (3) three references and (4) C.V.

IMPORTANT:  All four (4) above mentioned steps must be followed. Applications not following all steps will automatically be disqualified.  Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

 All applicants should bring a personal commitment to community development. Applicants should take time to reflect and make sure they resonate strongly with RafikiwaMaendeleo Trust’s vision and mission before considering to apply. Only those who can demonstrate all required competencies will be considered.