2 Apr 2024

Examinations Officer (Braille) – 1 Post at Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)

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Job Description

The Kenya National Examinations Council (also referred to as KNEC or the Council) was established in 1980 under the Kenya National Examinations Council Act Cap 225A of the Laws of Kenya. This Act (Cap 225A of 1980) was repealed in 2012 and replaced with KNEC Act No. 29 of 2012.

The duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • Participating in curriculum development activities;
  • Validation of Curriculum Designs for assessment;
  • Recruitment and training of contracted professionals;
  • Development of assessment tools;
  • Proofreading and approving assessment tools for banking;
  • Adaptation of assessment tools;
  • Producing assessment tools in braille format;
  • Providing input in the preparation of divisional work plans, procurement plans, and budgets;
  • Participating in awards and grading;
  • Preparing examination feedback reports;
  • Ensuring security and confidentiality of all examination and assessment materials;
  • Keeping abreast with trends in psychometrics;
  • Adhering to the requirements of the Quality Management Systems for continual improvement.

Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Bachelors Degree in Special Needs Education with specialization in Visual Impairment from a recognized institution OR Bachelors Degree in a relevant discipline plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from a recognized institution OR a Higher Diploma in a relevant discipline and a Diploma in Technical Education from a recognized institution and At least four (4) years cumulative teaching experience;
  • Specialization in Braille;
  • Competency in Mathematics and Music Braille;
  • Ability to develop tactile diagrams;
  • Demonstrated competence and merit in work performance;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution only for the successful applicants.

Key Competencies, Skills, and Attitudes:

  • Integrity;
  • Time management;
  • Communication and reporting skills;
  • Keen attention to details;
  • Team player;
  • Interpersonal skills.




Method of Application

Download application Form : Click Here

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenya National Examinations Council
New Mitihani House, South C
P.O Box 73598-00200
NAIROBI


Closing Date : 23 April. 2024





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