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EO - Special Needs Education (Braille) Job at Uganda National Examinations Board - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Overview
Job Category: Education/ Academic/ Teaching
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 20 March 2020
Duty Station: Uganda
Posted: 09-03-2020
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Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 09-03-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-03-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
EO - Special Needs Education (Braille)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Education ]

 

Jobs at:

Uganda National Examinations Board

Deadline of this Job:
20 March 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, March 09, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Job Title: EO - Special Needs Education (Braille)- 1 position
Responsible to: SEO - Special Needs Education (SNE)
Responsible for: EO. Ad-hoc field staff (Braille)
Salary Scale: EB-5
Purpose of the Job:
• To carry out field implementation of activities relating to examinations modifications as per the access arrangements required and assisting in monitoring the examinations and assessment needs affecting candidates with special educational needs. .

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• Supervising the production of Braille Examinations at the Printery, Braille Production Unit. • Participating in the development and production of the SNE assessment and examinations Policy of the Board.
• Assisting in managing the identification, registration and examinations access arrangements processes to enable candidates with SENs sit the examinations with relative ease.
• Participating in the provision of professional guidance on selection, recruitment, training and deployment of various SNE Support Personnel like Transcribers, Sign Language Interpreters, Amanuensis, Audio Recording Assistants, Readers for candidates with SENs.
• Assisting in providing professional advice on the conduct of Psycho-Educational Assessment for candidates with special educational needs. Conducting as instructed, continuous professional SNE examinations awareness campaigns within the Secretariat and outside amongst the relevant stakeholders like Scouts, Invigilators, Supervisors.
• Assisting as instructed in the preparation of the SNE Section's quarterly and or annual operational reports in line with the section work plan and strategic plan.
• Supervising the production of Braille Examinations at the Printery.
• Braille Production Unit.
• Participating in the development and production of the SNE assessment and examinations Policy of the Board.
• Assisting in managing the identification, registration and examinations access arrangements processes to enable candidates with SENs sit the examinations with relative case.
• Participating in the provision of professional guidance on selection, recruitment, training and deployment of various SNE Support Personnel like Transcribers, Sign Language Interpreters, Amanuensis, Audio Recording Assistants, Readers for candidates with SENs.
• Assisting in providing professional advice on the conduct of Psycho-Educational Assessment for candidates with special educational needs.
Key Decision Making
• Braille production schedules Psycho-Educational Assessments


Job Skills: Not Specified


Person specification
• Hons Bachelor's degree in either special needs education Visual Impairment Option or Arts /Sciences with a post graduate diploma in special needs education
• Visual Impairment Option or the equivalent.
• Registered teacher with at least 3 years of teaching experience.
• Minimum of 3 years' experience in special needs examinations management or related work in a reputable special needs educational institution
• High sense of empathy.
• Professional Braille reading and writing skills
• Special needs examinations management abilities.
• Excellent coordination, interpersonal and supervisory skills,
• Computer skills especially in word processing, and spreadsheets
• Computerized Braille (Duxbury Braille Translation - DBT).
• High degree of confidentiality and integrity
Terms of Service: Permanent
• Age limit: 35 - 45 years


Job Education: Not Specified


Job Experience: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

 

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 spit's the delivered to the address below OR submit in soft form at careers@uneb.ac.ug , NOT LATER THAN 5:00 pm of Friday 20 March 2020.
The Executive Secretary
Uganda National Examinations Board
Plot 35 Martyrs way - Ntinda
PO Box 7066 - KAMPALA
*NB: Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted


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