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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Examinations Officer (Test Development - TD) Job at Uganda National Examinations Board - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Examinations Officer (Test Development - TD)

Jobs at:
Uganda National Examinations Board

Deadline of this Job:
5:00 pm of Friday 23rd February 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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 Duality Assessment of Learners Achievement in a Professional and innovative Manner and Award Internationally Recognized Certiļ¬cates". The Board invites suitably qualified Ugandans to till the positions below:
Job title: Examinations Officer (Test Development – TD) (1)
Responsible to: Principal Examinations Officer(TD)
Scale: EB5
Purpose of the job:
To set, moderate and compile examination question papers to ensure validity and reliability.
Key Result Areas (KRAs)
  • Organize subject item writers workshops
  • Identify and recommend moderators in line with the 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 Outputs
  • 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
Person Specification
(i) Required Academic/Professional Qualifications:
  • An Honours B.Sc. degree with Education in Biological Sciences or an Honours B.Ed degree (Biological Science) oral B.Sc. (Biological Sciences) and a PGD in Education
  • A Master’s degree in Education.
(ii) Required Work Experience
  • At least 10 years’ teaching experience at secondary school
  • Experience as examiner or setter in Biological Studies an added advantage
(iii) Required Skills/Competences:
  • Should have good interpersonal and communication atolls.
  • Should be computer literate with knowledge in Word Processing and Spread Sheets.
(iv) Age Limit: Eligible candidates shall be 35 to 45 years old.
5. Terms of Service: Permanent Terms of Service
Essential Requirements to note:
All jobs above require persons with qualities of Accountability, Confidentiality. Team-work, innovativeness and Professionalism.
Job application procedure
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 NOT LATER THAN 5:00 pm of Friday 23rd February 2018.
NB: Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted
The Executive Secretary
Uganda National Examinations Board
Plot 35 Martyrs Way - Ntinda
P.0 Box 7066 - KAMPALA