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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Examinations Officer – Test Development - Religious Education Job at Uganda National Examinations Board - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Examinations Officer – Test Development - Religious Education [ Type: FULL_TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Civil & Government ]

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Deadline of this Job:
26th April 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 15th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH

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”. The Board invites suitably qualified Ugandans to ill the vacant positions of Examinations Officer (EO) Test Development (TD) – Secondary as indicated below:
1. Vacant Positions:
- Examinations Officer – Test Development - Religious Education
(CRE & IRE) (1 post)
Responsible to: Principal Examinations Office –TD (Secondary)
2. Salary Scale: EB 5
3. Purpose of the Job:
To perform support administrative and coordination duties of all activities relating to Item Development/Test Development of the UCE and UACE Examinations in the specified subject areas.. .

Main 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 in the subject area.
• Compiling the moderated test items into draft question papers.
• Supervising type setting of the draft question papers in the subject area.
• Proof reading the typed question papers to ensure zero errors.
• Analyzing, compiling and typesetting reports on work of candidates.
5. Key Performance Indicators
• Lists of item writers
• Number of sets of raw test items generated.
• Number of sets of moderated test papers.
• Number of sets of compiled draft test papers.
• Number of sets of valid and reliable, and error free test papers produced..

• Competent in the subject area.
• Knowledge and experience in examinations management.
• Good communications and interpersonal relations.
• Computer literate especially in Word Processing, and Spreadsheets.
• Team player, high level of moral character and proven integrity..

Age Limit
• Eligible candidates shall be between 35 to 45 years old at the time of application.
7. Terms of Service: Permanent

Person specification
Academic/Professional Qualifications
Hons Bachelor’s degree in education in the desired subject area or Arts /Sciences in the desired subject area with a postgraduate diploma in education or the equivalent
Work Experience Registered teacher with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in examinations management or related work, at officer level in a reputable educational institution

Job application procedure
All eligible candidates should submit their applications with detailed CV, 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 26th April 2019.
NB: Only short listed applicants shall be contacted.
Executive Secretary
Uganda National Examinations Board
Plot 35 Martyrs Way - Ntinda, P. O. Box 7066 - KAMPALA

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