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SEO —Test Development - Home Science (Foods & Nutrition, Clothing &Textile, Home Management) Job at Uganda National Examinations Board - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
SEO —Test Development - Home Science (Foods & Nutrition, Clothing &Textile, Home Management)

Jobs at:
Uganda National Examinations Board

Deadline of this Job:

18th April 2019
Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 8th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1500000 , Minimum: 1050000 , Maximum: 4500000 , Period: MONTH
Uganda National Examinations Board is a body corporate established under Cap.137 Laws of Uganda. Its ‘vision is "A Recognized center 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 Certificates". The Board invites suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the vacant positions of Senior Examinations officer {SEO} Test Development (TD) — Secondary l5} as indicated below:
1. Vacant Positions:
SEO —Test Development - Home Science (Foods & Nutrition, Clothing
&Textile, Home Management) [1 post) Responsible to: Principal Examination Officer -Test Development (S)
Responsible for; Examinations 0fficer- Test Development {SJ
2. Salary Scale: EB4
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 UAEE Examinations in the specified subject areas..

4. Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• Identifying and training item writers for the specified subject areas.
• Ensuring reliability and validity of the items set.
• Identifying and recommending moderators for approval.
• Conducting moderation meetings for the specified subject areas.
• Compiling of moderated test items into draft question papers.
• Supervising the type setting of the draft question papers.
• Proof reading the typed question papers to ensure zero errors.
• Attending and taking minutes of Awards Meetings.
• Analyzing, compiling and typesetting reports on work of candidates in the specified subject areas.
• Conducting subject panel meetings for the specified subject areas.
• Supervising and appraising Examinations officers and making appropriate recommendations.
Key Performance Indicators
• Lists of item writers
• Number of sets of raw test items generated.
• Lists of moderators submitted for approval.
• 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.
• Minutes of awards meeting.
• Recommendations of subject panels.
• Examinations Officer’s performance appraisal reports

• 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.
Terms of Service: Permanent

Person specification
Academic/Professional Qualifications:
• Hons Bachelor's degree in Education in the desired subject area or Arts or Sciences in the desired subject area with a postgraduate diploma in education or the equivalent.
• Masters’ degree in Education with specialized training in one of the desired subject areas Measurement and Evaluation curriculum Development of the equivalent..

Work Experience:
• Registered teacher with at least 6 years ofteaching experience.
• Minimum of3 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 LATERTHAN 5:00 pm of Thursday18th April 2019.
NB: Only short listed applicants shall be contacted.
Executive Secretary
Uganda National Examinations Board
Plot 35 Martyrs Way - Ntinda, P. 0. Box 7066 - KAMPALA

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