Assistant Trainer

Start Date: September 2019
Work Area: Freetown Sierra Leone (Open to all nationalities)
Employer: Grow Salone
Reporting to: Assistant Trainer
Application Deadline: 21st August, 2019

Application Instructions: Submit CV and Cover Letter to with “Assistant Trainer” in Subject Line.

  • Key Purpose

    To lead the delivery of the organization’s training programme and supervise the entirety of their training process under the instruction of the Head of Training and supervising an assistant trainer.

  • Duties

    • Co-facilitate trainings in collaboration with Senior Trainer.
    • Collect, input, and review attendance, evaluation, and other data related to projects and student progress.
    • Provide support in research, planning, organizing, and conducting training programs, seminars, and conferences.
    • Confer with Senior Trainer to determine training needs as to type, extent and scope, schedules and procedures.
    • Assist with material preparation for new training programs; reviews, evaluates, and modifies existing and proposed programs, and recommends appropriate changes.
    • Administers and evaluates training program qualification tests and determines eligibility of prospective trainees.
    • Analyze existing systems and prepare recommendations and objectives for study and approval.
    • Compile findings, data, forms, etc., and analyze results to determine advantages of systems revisions and prepare evaluation report.
    • Prepare and distributes training aids such as instructional material, handouts, evaluation forms, and visual aids; sets up audio-visual equipment and makes presentations when necessary.
    • Liaise with trainees on all training related discussions.
    • Schedule the appropriate spaces and prepare the physical setup.
    • Complete other assignments as requested within the parameters of the position.
  • Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field.
    • Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience working in leading trainings.
    • Experience in monitoring trainee progress and guiding learning and development strategies preferred.
  • Qualities and Skills

    • Strong understanding of a wide array of Sierra Leone’s youth development strategies and engagement strategies.
    • Ability to identify problems and solve them in a timely manner.
    • Ability to gather information and analyze them skillfully.
    • Must carry great facilitation, consensus-building, and interpersonal skills.
    • Must have high emotional intelligence.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal skills.
    • Must have good organizational skills.
    • Strong administrative skills.
    • Must be proficient in computer skills.


CVs from University leavers in Sierra Leone are welcome and will be considered for entry level positions and for internships. When submitting your CV for open consideration, please accompany with a cover letter clearly indicating job interest.

All candidates must be able to work in the English Language. Applications are welcome from both within and outside Sierra Leone.