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  • Posted: Jan 4, 2021
    Deadline: Jan 18, 2021
  • Murang’a County is one of the five counties in the Central region of the Republic of Kenya. It is bordered to the North by Nyeri, to the South by Kiambu, to the West by Nyandarua and to the East by Kirinyaga, Embu and Machakos counties.
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    ECDE Caregivers – 60 posts

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Facilitation of play/learning activities for ECDE centers.
    • Preparation and maintenance of professional records such as schemes of work, children’s’ progress reports, records of work, lesson notes and other records;
    • Development and organization of play/learning materials;
    • Organization of curricula and co-curricular activities; guiding parents on children’s rights,
    • Counseling and caring for children; management and maintenance of public ECDE centers
    • Organizing and facilitating play/ learning activities to enable children cope with primary school life.
    • Caring and nurturing spiritual, moral, social, mental and physical growth of children.
    • Managing ECDE centers, keeping professional records (schemes of work, lesson plans and daily programs activities etc.) and ensuring children safety and security.
    • Preparing and developing play/learning materials

    Requirements for Appointment

    A candidate must:

    • Be a Kenyan citizen
    • Have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum grade D+ (plus) from KNEC or recognized equivalent
    • A minimum of D+ (plus) in English.
    • Have a Certificate in ECE (regular) offered by the ministry of Education or Certificate in ECDE offered by KNEC or its equivalent
    • Diploma in ECDE offered by KNEC or its equivalent will be an added advantage.
    • The applicant should be below 45 years.
    • The applicant must attach a copy of ID to his/her application.

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    Sub County ECDE Officer

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • This position is responsible for the coordination, administration and management of ECD programs in the sub-county at the same time monitoring and evaluation of the programs
    • Ensure efficient and effective running of ECD programs in the sub-county and at ward level
    • Maintenance and supervision of ECD teachers and ECD sub-county staff establishments
    • Address administrative issues emanating from wards for better program management and implementation
    • Monitor and evaluate the ECD programs in the sub-county and mobilise local community and parents to ensure sustainability of the ECD programs
    • Supervise curriculum implementation and advisory assessments in ECD centre’s in the sub-county
    • Advocate for the needs and rights of children and ECD programs
    • Create awareness on the importance of early childhood development programs
    • Analyze and document county ECD data drawn from wards
    • Maintain content development expertise and disseminates such knowledge by providing ongoing quality assistance Early Childhood Development Officer and Supervises in the county
    • Develop and disseminate resources and best practices for the process of implementing quality improvement efforts in early child education development.
    • Provide ongoing quality assurance to address children’s challenging behaviours and sensory needs.
    • Support the professional development of all staff by delivering coaching and technical assistance in the county
    • Provide guidance and support to staff with implementation of curriculum/individualization plans and ongoing assessments.
    • Put in place mechanisms to ensure networking and advocacy for ECD service providers in the sub-county is effective.
    • Carry out any other duties as it will be assigned by the county director education or other senior officer in the section.

    Requirement for appointment

    • Degree in Early Childhood Development or related field from a recognised institution
    • Professional Certificate in a relevant field from a recognized Institution
    • Three (3) years relevant work experience
    • Computer literacy
    • Knowledge of relevant professional standards affecting the operations especially the code of ethics.
    • Knowledge of legislation affecting area of work

    Method of Application

    Application forms and details of the vacancies can be accessed via the following link:  Applications should be submitted to the County Public Service Board offices on or before close of business on 18th January, 2021 in a sealed envelope addressed to:

    The Secretary
    Murang’a County Public Service Board
    P.O. Box 52-10200

    Applicants from other Counties are encouraged to apply.
    Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.
    Women, minorities and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
    Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications.
    Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

    Murang’a County Government is an equal opportunity employer

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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