Information Technology 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 “Information Technology Trainer” in Subject Line.

  • Key Purpose

    To prepare and conduct training courses on IT skills and proper computer usage and to identify educational needs, contribute to the design of educational material, and ensure all beneficiaries of Grow Salone develop the IT skills needed as per curriculum outline.
    Note: The trainer will be expected to deliver three weeks of training, on average, every three months.

  • Duties

    • Prepare the learning environment and resources, including setting up IT equipment where appropriate.
    • Deliver training programs.
    • Provide support and coach learners using learning technologies to deliver skills.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs and learning outcomes.
    • Develop peer networks to keep abreast of current thinking
    • Maintain appropriate records of learner development and resource allocation.
    • Complete other assignments as requested within the parameters of the position.
    • Responsible for the computers utilized throughout the training, especially responsible for how they are being used during sessions.
    • In a technical capacity, the trainer may need to support trainees with technical issues that may arise during their training.
  • Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field.
    • Minimum of five (5) years of professional experience as an IT Trainer, Technical trainer, or similar role.
    • Additional certification in training (e.g. Certified Technical Trainer) is a plus.
    • Experience in designing technical course material.
    • Experience in designing and delivering IT skills training courses.
  • Qualities and Skills

    • Familiar with web-based learning platforms and modern educational techniques.
    • Good understanding of computer security principles.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
    • Excellent knowledge of Windows 10 and Google Suite.
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain technical terms plainly.


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.