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FEDISA Fashion School Cape Town

Teaching Assistant: Garment Construction and Pattern Making

Cape Town

FEDISA is seeking a passionate and dedicated Teaching Assistant to support the lecturer in the practical subjects of garment construction and pattern making.


This role is ideal for a fashion graduate with a strong interest in sewing and pattern making, who aspires to pursue a career in

academia. Join our team and help shape the future of fashion education!


1. Tech Lab Assistance:

● Assist students in utilizing equipment and tools in the tech lab.

● Provide guidance on garment construction techniques and pattern making processes.

● Ensure the maintenance and cleanliness of lab equipment and supplies.

2. Student Support:

● Offer one-on-one assistance to students during lab sessions.

● Assist lecturer in providing constructive feedback on student projects and assignments.

● Assist lecturer to address student inquiries related to garment construction and pattern making techniques.


3. Lesson Preparation:

● Assist in the preparation of lesson materials and demonstrations.

● Collaborate with the lecturer to develop engaging and informative class activities.

● Organize and set up materials needed for practical sessions.


4. Administration Duties:

● Maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance.

● Assist in administration related to grading of assignments and assessments.

● Handle administrative tasks such as photocopying, filing, organizing course materials, inventory administration etc.




● A degree in Fashion Design or related field.

● Proficiency in garment construction and pattern making techniques.

● Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

● Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

● Organizational skills and attention to detail.


Opportunity for professional development and training and exposure to the academic environment and potential for career advancement.

If this sounds like you, apply now and be a part of our mission to transform dreams into careers! Submit your application to including a cover letter, CV and portfolio.


FEDISA Fashion School respects and promotes equal opportunity. We celebrate and welcome the uniqueness of each employee and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment.


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