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

Organization:  Uganda
National Examinations Board (UNEB)

Duty Station:   Kampala,

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

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Identifying
    and training item writers in close collaboration with the Senior Examinations
  • 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
    35 – 45 years

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

Uganda National
Examinations Board,

Plot 35 Martyrs way
– Ntinda,

P.O. Box 7066 –
Kampala. Uganda

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted

Deadline: 20th March 2020

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