Onsite Cybersecurity Instructor

Location: (Ilorin, Nigeria)

About MALhub: Makers and Leaders Hub (MALhub)

MALhub provides accessible and affordable technology training and educational programs that empower individuals with the skills and knowledge needed for successful careers in the tech industry. We focus on building a strong tech community, fostering innovation, and facilitating career opportunities for program graduates through partnerships with companies and organizations. 


Position Description:


MALhub is seeking a dynamic, team-oriented individual to serve as a Cyber Security Instructor. The Technical Instructor will play an important role in our organization’s mission, as they train MALhub students to be outstanding entry and mid-level technicians.




Classroom Facilitation

  • Using a structured and approved curriculum, conduct a full-time, 15-week cycle of technical training to prepare students for entry to mid-level jobs in the field of Cyber Security. Technical training competencies include but are not limited to: hardware, software, networking, security, server, mobility, virtualization, and project management.  Class sizes range from 15-20 students.
  • Facilitate in a highly interactive, hands-on style. The MALhub curriculum calls for a maximum of 1 hours of lecture in a 3-hour teaching day.  The rest of the time is dedicated to interactive, hands-on lab activities which are led by the Technical Instructor.
  • Utilize in-house Learning Management System for assignments, tests, and real-time performance monitoring
  • Manage and appropriately utilize a teaching assistant 
  • Maintain regular office hours

Managing Student Performance 

  • Provide students with ongoing feedback, conferencing, and performance appraisals.  Recognize any challenges early and work with coaches and students to overcome them.
  • Coordinate closely with students’ career coach and learner support staff on enforcing program rules and promoting student success.
  • Prepare student evaluations individually and in conjunction with a career coach.
  • Participate in all required student progress meetings with other members of the team
  • Monitor and enforce student class attendance, dress code, and other program policies
  • Ensure classes achieve at least a 90% pass rate on all certification exams


Professional Qualifications


  • Expert-level knowledge and experience in the following competencies: server management, hardware, software, networking, mobility, virtualization, project management, and security
  • Must have some teaching experience, preferably with adults in an online environment.
  • Proficient in TCP/IP networking and networking protocols as well as Microsoft Windows operating systems including console/terminal usage
  • Familiarity with Linux, Windows Server Environments, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems, Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment is required
  • At least two years of professional experience in the tech industry in a security role
  • Ability to teach in a highly interactive and hands-on style
  • Ability to commit to individual performance goals on certification and placement
  • Flexibility to adapt to continuous changes in the curriculum (needed to stay current in the industry)