6 Examinations Officer – Test Development (Secondary) Job Vacancies – Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)

Job
Title:            
 Examinations
Officer (EO) – Test Development (Secondary) – 6 Job Placements

Organization:  Uganda
National Examinations Board (UNEB)

Duty Station:   Kampala,
Uganda

About US:

Uganda National
Examinations Board is a body corporate established under Cap.137 Laws of
Uganda. Its Vision is “A Recognized Centre of Globally competitive Educational
Assessment and Certification” and its mission is “Conduct Valid, Reliable,
Equitable and Quality Assessment of Learners’ Achievement in a Professional and
Innovative Manner and Award Internationally Recognized Certificates”.

Job Summary:   The EO -Test Development (Secondary) will carry
out field implementation and support coordination of activities relating to
Item Development of Secondary examinations in accordance with the laid down
regulations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Identifying
and training item writers in close collaboration with the Senior Examinations
Officer.

·       
Ensuring
reliability and validity of the items set.

·       
Conducting
moderation meetings

·       
Compiling
the moderated test items into draft question papers.

·       
Supervising
the type setting of the draft question papers.

·       
Proof
reading the typed question papers.

·       
Analyzing,
compiling and typesetting reports on work of candidates at UCE.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold an Hons Bachelor’s degree in education in the desired area
or Arts /Sciences in the desired area with a post graduate diploma in education
or the equivalent. Desired subject areas include: Chemistry, Technical Drawing,
Performing Arts (Music/Dance/Drama), Islamic Religious Education (IRE), German
and Chinese, NB Luo or Ateso or Lugbara in addition to German or Chinese is an
added advantage.

·       
Registered
teacher with at least 3 years of teaching experience.

·       
At least
three years’ experience in examinations or examinations related work in a reputable
educational institution.

·       
Good
coordination skills.

·       
Knowledge
and experience in examinations related work.

·       
Good
communications and interpersonal relations.

·       
Computer
literate especially in word processing, and spreadsheets.

·       
High
degree of confidentiality and integrity

·       
Age
limit:
35 – 45 years

 How to Apply:

All eligible
candidates should submit their applications with detailed CVs, copies of
academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contacts and addresses of
three referees in hard copies, delivered to the address below OR submit in soft
form at careers@uneb.ac.ug

The Executive
Secretary,

Uganda National
Examinations Board,

Plot 35 Martyrs way
– Ntinda,

P.O. Box 7066 –
Kampala. Uganda

NB:
Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted

Deadline: 20th March 2020

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