Examinations Officer (Test Development TD) Job Placement – Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)

Organization: Uganda
National Examinations Board (UNEB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Principal
Examinations Officer (TD)
About US:
Uganda National Examinations
Board (UNEB) is a body corporate established under Cap.137 Laws of Uganda. Its
Vision is “To be a leading center of assessment for quality education” and its
mission is “To ensure continued improvement of quality, validity and
reliability of assessment and evaluation of the curriculum and learners’
Job Summary: The Examinations
Officer (Test Development TD) will set, moderate and compile examination
question papers to ensure validity and reliability.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Organize
    subject item writers’ workshops
  • Identify
    and recommend moderators in line with TD procedures
  • Organize
    moderation meetings
  • Compile
    moderated items into draft question papers in accordance with the test
    blue print or table of specifications.
  • Organize
    subject panel meetings
  • Prepare
    reports on the work of candidates
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Key Result Areas:
  • Valid
    question paper items set
  • Timely
    moderation of question papers
  • Complete
    draft question papers compiled
  • Three
    subject panel meetings held annually
  • Report
    on work of candidates produced by May of every year

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold an Honours B.Sc. degree with Education in Biological
    Sciences or an Honours B.Ed degree (Biological Sciences) or a B.Sc.
    (Biological Sciences) and a PGD in Education.
  • A
    Master’s degree in Education.
  • Ten
    years of teaching experience at secondary school
  • Experience
    as examiner or setter in Biological Science is an added advantage
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Should
    be computer literate with knowledge in Word Processing and Spread Sheets.
  • Personal
    Confidentiality, Team-work, Innovativeness and Professionalism.
  • Age
    : Between 35 to 45
    years old
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested Ugandan candidates should send their applications with detailed CVs,
copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contacts and
addresses of three professional referees as hardcopies to the address below:
The Executive Secretary,
Uganda National Examinations
Plot 35 Martyrs Way, Ntinda.
P.O. Box 7066, Kampala.
Kampala. Uganda
Email to: careers@uneb.ac.ug
Deadline: 23rd February 2018 by 5:00 PM

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