Time Management Trainer

Work Area: Freetown Sierra Leone (Open to all nationalities)
Employer: Schooling For Life
Application Deadline: Monday 16th August, 2019

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

  • Background

    Schooling for LIFE (SFL) is a growing organization operational in Freetown, Sierra Leone, since 2014 with the aim of giving talented and motivated youths the tools to build a successful future. The objective of the programme is primarily to bridge the gap between youths who can’t find work and employers who can’t find skilled employees.

    The programme offers an intense three pillar education package consisting of:

    • Serve as the first point of contact for financials, budget planning, and purchase requests.
    • Partner with the general manager and leadership team to optimize reporting and prioritize investment areas.
    • Coordinate forecasting and working capital requests.
    • Help manage invoices, track sales, and identify opportunities to reduce cost.
    • Drive inventory review and storeroom audits (reconcile stock card).
    • Manage bank draft documentation and bank statement reconciliation.
    • Work with procurement to update COGS and maintain price sheets.
    • Assist with monthly/quarterly reporting and reviews.
    • Maintain and monitor asset listing for depreciation and capitalization purposes.
    The programme is open to eligible Sierra Leonean youths between the ages of 15 up to 25. Schooling for Life is looking for a candidate who will serve as Time Management Trainer.

  • Key Purpose

    To improve the ability to inform and persuade and enhance verbal and written communication skill.

  • Key Teaching Topics

    • Time Management and Setting Goals
    • Time Management Strategies
    • How to Schedule Your Time Effectively
    • Barriers to Effective Time Management
    • Procrastination
    • Prioritising
    • Making To-do Lists and Scheduling
    • Organizing Your Work
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Personality Types and How to Work with Different People
  • Duties

    • Attend Schooling for Life Training of Trainers.
    • Plan and conduct the trainings.
    • Prepare curriculum and lesson plans in advance.
    • Conduct a 2-hour session once per week for the length of the course (depends on the subject).
    • Conduct regular assessments of students’ learning and development, and adjust pace accordingly.
    • Conduct and produce students’ progress updates and reports to Schooling for Life.
    • Implement Schooling for Life teaching methods.
    • Prepare and deliver exams, reference, marking schemes, and results according to SFL format.
    • Make sure students remain time conscious.
    • Make sure all Schooling for Life rules and regulations are upheld during class.
    • Plans and creates interesting and participatory activities to improve learners’ skills.
  • Education & Experience

    • The ideal trainer should have a subject relevant qualification to support the training/training experience he/she has, or at least commendable experience in training related to negotiation skills, problem solving technics, developing morals and values, personal responsibility (at work and in society), assertiveness, and creative and critical thinking; and with a track record of training young people.
  • Qualities and Skills

    • Fluent in English (oral and written) and Krio.
    • Ability to adapt to change.
    • Ability to transform complicated topics/issues into easy and clear information.
    • Problem solving skills.
    • Ability to demonstrate patience while working with a variety of students that lack confidence.
    • Excellent presentation, feedback, and coaching skills.
    • Ability to analyse students and advising on progress.
    • Excellent in student focused teaching.
    • Ability to plan and organize training lessons/curriculum.
    • Ability to guide groups.


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.