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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 23, 2024
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    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 This Act (Cap 225A of 1980) was repealed in 2012 and replaced with KNEC Act No. 29 of 2012. KNEC was established to take over the functions previously undertaken by the d...
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    Examinations Officer (Braille) - 1 Post

    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

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should fill and submit the Application for Employment Form KNEC 2A– (External applicants) and Application for Employment Form KNEC 2B– (Internal applicants), an application letter, accompanied by certified copies of academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of daytime telephone contact, e-mail address, current remuneration (enclose copy of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of three referees, on or before 23rd April, 2024 to the address below:

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


    • The Council will only contact the shortlisted candidates and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification;
    • Successful applicants offered employment will be required to submit clearance under Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya;
    • KNEC Grade 2 and Grade 3 positions are on 5-year contract terms of service and renewal is subject to performance;
    • KNEC is an equal opportunity employer and people living with disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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