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Welding Instructor – Tobago (Temporary)

Welding Instructor – Tobago (Temporary)

The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the employment readiness of participants, developing student competencies through a combination of classroom instruction, practical hands-on experience and mentorship.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Deliver daily lesson plans and all course materials, including lecture notes, projects, assignments handouts, mid-term and final examinations, ensuring that all information is sufficient for successful completion of the course
  2. Ensure that required class preparation is completed in a timely manner
  3. Utilize effective and professional teaching and demonstrating techniques in instructing students to achieve established objectives
  4. Coach/guide/assist students in achieving program/career goals and objectives
  5. Maintain currency with industry trends and needs, and continuously update courses and teaching information with current practices and/or changes in the industry
  6. Evaluate student performance, maintaining appropriate records, and referring students with potential challenges for appropriate support
  7. Accurately and punctually submit all student-related data (attendance, assignments, projects, midterm and final examination) for processing
  8. Ensure adherence to relevant rules, regulations and procedures
  9. Maintain the safety and security of all assigned personnel and equipment
  10. Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching, research and performance issues
  11. Assist in establishing new strategic alliances for the benefit of the trainees, and in student recruitment and placement activities
  12. Perform related duties as required

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Qualifications and Experience

  • Shielding Metal Arc Welding Technician's Diploma / National Engineering Technician's Diploma
  • Train the Trainer Certification
  • Three years' experience in Welding/Fabrication


  • Sound teaching / pedagogical techniques
  • Sound communication skills (orally – in person or by telephone, and in written form)
  • Knowledge of major policies and procedures governing assigned programs
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Caring but firm approach, with strong interest in students’ wellbeing and success
  • Ability to motivate, mentor and counsel
  • Approachable, with strong customer service orientation

Job Requirements

  • Awareness of the NESC’s business/environment
  • Strong knowledge about the NESC and programs offered
  • Excellent at communicating, including being able to network effectively
  • Courteous, with pleasant disposition and effective interpersonal, team and communication skills
  • Operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers and peripherals, and ability to use office software applications (Microsoft Suite)