Jul 06, 2018

Computer Instructor

  • Health Systems Trust
  • Umlazi, South Africa
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

HST seeks to appoint a Computer Instructor for the FRESH Project, to be based in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal.

Salary: Package commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications will be offered.

This is a fixed-term contract position, renewable based on funding.

The purpose of the position is to guide and assist young girls in developing computer skills, find meaningful employment, start their own business or return to school.

Create lesson plans that are appropriate for the age and abilities of the students in the class
Develop and update the curriculum for the classroom
Train students in basic computer skills and Microsoft Office 2010 in accordance with predefined course outcomes
Evaluate student performances in class through administering tests and providing feedback
Identify various teaching methods that work best for students who learn differently
Submit weekly training reports
Ensure that the equipment in the computer room is set up and in working condition prior to a training session
Provide technical support for the office network, computers and printers

Certified Computer Trainer with a minimum of two years’ experience
A minimum of NQF 4 (National Qualifications Framework 4)
An understanding of computer monitors, central processing units, operating systems, networks, hard drives and file storage is essential
Ability to teach in both English and isiZulu
Proficiency in the Microsoft Office application suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Knowledge of a wide range of computer technologies
Trouble-shooting skills
Understanding of computer monitors, central processing units, operating systems, networks, hard-drives and file storage
Detail-oriented and mechanically inclined
Verbal and written communication skills
Critical thinking and analytical skills
Strong organisational and time management skills
Social networking skills
Strong public-speaking skills
Ability to travel to and work in Umlazi Township

To apply, submit a detailed CV stating the position applied for, together with names and contact details (telephone numbers and an e-mail address) of at least three contactable referees, to Sanele Ngubane at

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Shortlisted candidates will be requested to submit certified copies of all qualifications and identity documents.

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Email users are requested to set the delivery option of their message on both “Return Receipt” and “Confirm Delivery”.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates.

All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to reference and credential checks.

If you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

HST reserves the right to not fill this position.

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The Health Systems Trust (HST) is a nonprofit organisation that strives to build comprehensive, effective, efficient and equitable national health systems by supporting the implementation of functional health districts in South Africa and in the southern African region.

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