Family Legacy

Design & Technology Training Assistant

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Job Description

Family Legacy Missions Zambia (FLMZ) is a Faith-based organization that upholds Christian values and morals in educating the orphaned and vulnerable children it serves. The organization seeks to recruit suitably qualified, experienced, and competent individuals who will demonstrate commitment to FLMZ’s mission, vision, and values.
Job Summary:
The overall responsibility of the Design and Technology Training Assistant is to effectively manage the day-to-day function and training within the D&T Training Workshop. The D&T Training Assistant will plan for and provide the practical instruction under the supervision of and coordination with the D&T Theory instructor. The D&T Training Assistant will ensure that all materials and equipment are ready for each day and that equipment and material inventories are kept managed. The position holder serves as the practical instructor along with the D&T Theory Instructor for the D&T courses.
Dimensions of the Role

The Design & Technology Training Assistant reports directly to the Lead D&T Teacher.
The Design & Technology Training Assistant also reports to the Head Teacher.
The Design & Technology Training Assistant also reports to the Program Manager for Agriculture and Trades Innovation.
The Design & Technology Training Assistant will primarily work weekdays during the day.
The Design & Technology Training Assistant will need to allow for a flexible schedule as the job develops.
The Design & Technology Training Assistant coordinates the work of the D&T training workshop and oversees the practical instruction within the workshop.
The Design & Technology Training Assistant will oversee maintenance and the function of the equipment in the Design & Technology Workshop.
The Design & Technology Training Assistant will report problems and concerns in a timely manner to the Head Teacher.
The Design & Technology Training Assistant will strive to work proactively rather than reactively.
The Design & Technology Training Assistant is responsible for submitting requests for funds to the Head Teacher in a timely manner.
The Design & Technology Training Assistant will strive to continuously improve the efficiency and efficacy of the D&T training practicals.
The Design & Technology Training Assistant will keep an accurate and up-to-date record of the inventory of supplies, equipment usage, and maintenance logs in the D&T training workshop.
The Design & Technology Training Assistant will work
closely with the Head Teacher and the Senior Program Manager for Trades and Innovation to develop the annual budget for the D&T Training Program.
The Design & Technology Training Assistant will be guided by the understanding that our resources are God-given and that as Christians we are not owners but stewards of these resources for the true owner – God.

Typical Responsibilities – Key End Results of Position
Oversite

Design & Technology Workshop Use and Maintenance: Oversee, guide and plan for the use and maintenance of all the equipment and materials in the Design & Technology Workshop for the benefit of the children’s educational needs.
Teachers and Staff project needs: Coordinate with individual teachers and staff as well as departments of FL to help provide for D&T-related projects for the children in the D&T Program.
Design & Technology Workshop Equipment and Materials Inventory: Track and maintain an inventory of all supplies and equipment in the Design & Technology Workshop. Submit requests for supplies in a timely manner such that the inventory is maintained for optimal efficiency. Schedule maintenance for equipment and alert the Lead D&T Teacher/Head Teacher/ Program Manager for Agriculture and Trades Innovation of the need for unscheduled maintenance when it arises.

Evaluation

Current Partnerships: Continually evaluate the need for equipment maintenance and work with current venders to maintain the equipment and work with them to provide the best quality service at the best possible price, Also, working with procurement to continually search for supplies for the D&T program and to ensure that effort is made to find the best value for money on supplies and balance that with delivering a top-quality product and high-quality instruction.
Potential Partnerships: Continually look for competitive vendors to give more options in providing supplies for the D&T program. Additionally, they will constantly be working to find new vendors that deliver needed supplies that are high quality and better priced.
Teachers and Staff: Provide quality D&T related skill services to teachers, staff, as well as FL departments in a timely manner and at a competitive price to expand the trades education opportunities for the children at the School.

Other

Risk Management: Proactively monitor the D&T trades program and its equipment as a whole to ensure key risks are mitigated in a timely manner.
Reporting: Report problems and concerns in a timely manner to the Lead D&T Teacher/Head Teacher/ Program Manager for Agriculture and Trades Innovation and strive to work proactively rather than reactively.
Child Protection: Provide oversight in cooperation with other staff to ensure the compliance and coherence of Family Legacy’s Child Protection Policy and Social Media Guidelines to safeguard and protect children from all forms of harm and abuse.

Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviors required to achieve
role’s objectives

Grade 12 certificate
Diploma and or TEVETA Level one Certification
Work experience in a similar position.
Fluency in English spoken and written
Competency in computer skills (MS Word, Excel, etc.)

Skills Specific to Post:

Demonstrates commitment to FL’s mission, vision, and values.
Exhibits and promotes Christian principles of servant leadership in decision-making and working with other members of staff, especially in conflict resolution.
Develops, motivates, and encourages team members by setting and holding high standards for performance.
Promotes innovation and learning amongst team members to achieve goals.
Communication clearly and effectively both verbally and written.
Gains, develops, and retains credibility for personal relationships with others.
Ability to work well with others in a multi-disciplinary and cross-cultural environment.
Creates strong direction for own part of organisation to serve the needs in the overall Family Legacy context.
Strong analytical skills in problem solving and strategic thinking.
Strong negotiation skills.
Strong management skills in coaching, problem solving and people management.
Ability to work effectively with others on a team and independently, especially under pressure.
Excellent listener who understands and shows sensitivity to the needs of others/other programs
Strong planning and organizational skills
Financial management and budgeting skills
Ability to adapt personal views to get best outcome for the ministry.
Cooperates effectively with other departments for the benefit of the ministry.
Aware of own strengths, weaknesses and pro-active in using feedback for self-development.
Aware of impact on others and uses impact to create positive work environment.
Positive about change and able to cope well with ambiguity and support others in doing so.
Willingly shares knowledge and experience for the benefit and growth of the team.
Actively work towards continuing personal learning and development and apply newly acquired skills.
Consistently approaches work with energy and positive constructive attitude.
Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view.
Solicits feedback from co-workers about the impact of his/her behaviour.
Ability to work independently and set and meet targets.

Competencies and values

Must have a passion for discipling children and young adults from challenging backgrounds.
Must have a love for the Ministry of Family Legacy
Must have a servant’s heart
Must have the able to plan well
Must have the ability to lead workers well by example
Must have a desire to submit to the authority of those above you.
Must have good communication skills.
Must be honest and trustworthy.
Must be a hard worker and self-motivated.
Must have a humble spirit
Must be an innovative thinker
Must be willing to try new ideas

Level of Contact with Children:
High Level: Regular contact with primary and secondary-age children.
How to apply:
Follow the link here and complete the application process by sending your CV and qualifications clearly labeling the position applied for in the subject line to [email protected]
Closing date: 17 hours on Monday 8th January 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Job Summary

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Lusaka, Zambia Location
Full Time Job Type
Family Legacy

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