14 Oct 2018

Kakamega County Job Vacancy : Sub County ECDE Programme Officer

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Department Of Education, Science & Technology

JG ‘M’

The officer will be reporting to the Head of ECDE.

ECDE Programme Officer Job Responsibilities

  • Overseeing, Coordinating, promoting and implementation of ECDE programmes, projects, policies general education programmes in the Sub County;
  • Preparing and implementing of the ECDE strategic Plan, annual work plans and periodical reports in the Sub County;
  • Providing technical and coordination support to the stakeholders and partners in mainstreaming the ECDE in Sub County;
  • Promoting awareness on early childhood needs and demands to local communities and parents;
  • Conducting capacity building courses for ECDE teachers and other stakeholders;
  • Developing and providing prototypes of appropriate resource materials to local communities and parents;
  • Compiling reports and disseminating for technical review, facilitating a process to identify issues, challenges and innovative responses highlighted in reports;
  • Organizing and sharing compiled feedback reports for improvements in project quality and partner support;
  • Acting as a link to the Central Government, local agencies and communities on ECD Policy interpretation and implementation;
  • Developing a sub County resource Centre for ECDE Programme;
  • Prompt submission of monthly performance reports of the sub county in the following:-
    1. Staff returns;
    2. Enrolments levels;
    3. Financial and expenditure reports (capitation to ECDE);
  • Attend all Sub County HOD’s meetings; and
  • Any other lawful duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for the ECDE Programme Officer Job

For appointment to this grade, one must:

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen and a resident of Kakamega County;
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Education in Early Childhood & Development from a recognized University;

OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education (Arts or Science)/ Bachelor’s degree in Arts or Science with a postgraduate Diploma in Early Childhood from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Computer Applications;
  • Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Have at least 3 (three) years’ experience at JG, ‘M’ or its equivalent and preferably as Education Officer or Head of a primary institution;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Possess excellent communication skills; and
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

NOTE: APPLICANTS FOR THE ABOVE POSITIONS ARE REQUIRED TO GET CLEARANCE FROM THE UNDERLISTED ORGANISATIONS TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER SIX OF THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA 2010:-

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department
  • Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the application documents.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates, Testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport, and any other supporting documents to:

THE SECRETARY/CEO  COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD  P.O. BOX 458-50100  KAKAMEGA

The position applied for should be indicated on top of the envelope.

Kakamega County residents will be required to indicate their Sub-County and Ward of residence in the application.

Hand delivered applications can be submitted at the County Public Service Board’s Reception located at

Former Provincial Headquarters, Block ‘B’ 2nd Floor.

All applications should reach this office on or before 19th October, 2018.

County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer

Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

NOTE: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted






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