Recent Vacancy at BSS Vocational & Skill Acquisition Center

BSS Vocational & Skill Acquisition Center accredited by Federal Ministry of Works & Labour as Trade Test Center, urgently requires an experienced full time candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Tailor/Fashion Design Instructor

Location: Lagos


  • Teach Students how to design any kind of clothing, from casual to more formal attire;
  • Teach Students how to measure, cut, pin, and sew fabric pieces together to make them become parts of a whole;
  • Teach Students in Defining technical specifications for the garments and being knowledgeable about fabrics, patterns, shapes, and colours;
  • Let Students know more about pattern-making and fittings, creating patterns as needed; and tweaking and improving the designs.
  • Teach Students how to Work with different fabrics.


  • Candidate must possess OND / BSc in Fashion
  • Candidates must possess a Technical College Education with Trade Test certificate from National Business &Technical Examination Board (NABTEB).


  • 2 – 5 Years in similar job with a credible portfolio.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills; and the ability to build relations and to work collaboratively.
  • Determining the kind of materials and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Must possess strong skills in draping, basic/creative pattern drafting and design construction particularly in relation to elements of pattern making
  • Have a very sound knowledge in design principles, fabric/material properties and textiles manipulation
  • Up to date with current and emerging tailoring & fashion design practice, and willingness to learn the latest innovative teaching method
  • Dynamic and enthusiastic, with an interest to nurture students and to help them achieve their potential in tailoring & fashion design skills and also creative design
  • Have the ability to adapt to a multicultural setting and to handle students of different nationalities.


  • Must have worked in the fashion design department in a reputable Technical School
  • Must have an in depth understanding of the subject tailoring & fashion design including recent developments in fashion design.
  • Must be honest, God fearing and diligent at work
  • Experience of teaching effectively and providing a stimulating environment for learning and teaching to motivate, inspire and challenge Students.
  • Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programmes.
  • Experience and success in developing new approaches to learning and teaching methods.
  • Must have a proven track record of contributing to the overall success of own and wider academic departments.
  • Excellent communication skills with experience of developing networks and contributing to the development of better working practices.
  • Must have at least 2 – 5 Years of post-qualification experience in teaching, research and academic administration.

Deadline: 8th August, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications to:
Human Resource Manager,
BSS Vocational & Skill Acquisition Center,
60, Cole Street, Off Anjorin Street,
Lawanson Surulere,
Lagos State.



  • Only qualified and knowledgeable candidates on this field should apply.
  • The candidate must reside in Lagos.


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