Responsible to Senior Research Officer- Instrument Development, NAPE
Responsible for Ad-hoc support staff (ID)
Salary Scale EB 5
Purpose of the Job
To develop numeracy items and test instruments for assessment of learners’ achievement in selected classes at the Primary Education level under the National Assessment of Progress in Education.
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Main Duties and Responsibilities
Conducting analyses of Uganda Primary Schools’ numeracy curriculum and defining constructs and competencies for numeracy assessment.
Developing content frameworks, test frameworks, and item specifications to guide the construction of items for numeracy.
Identifying and suggesting suitable teachers for training in the development of numeracy assessment items.
Leading the construction and paneling of items for numeracy and preparing them for pretesting.
Coordinating and leading the scoring of numeracy items and instruments following prescribed procedures.
Leading the review of numeracy pretest items against analysis results to determine their usability in an instrument for numeracy
Using analyzed and performing pretest items to compile a final instrument for numeracy.
Contributing to the writing of reports on learners’ achievement in numeracy.
Key Performance Indicators
Defined constructs and competencies for numeracy
Content frameworks, test frameworks, and item specifications for numeracy
Constructed items for numeracy.
Scorers’ report on numeracy pretested items.
Final assessment instruments for numeracy.
Report on review of numeracy items against analysis results
Banked items for numeracy.
Scorers’ report on final assessment instruments for numeracy.
Key Decision Making
Arrangements for workshops
Form and content of reports.
Items for banking
Hons Bachelor’s degree with a professional teaching qualification of a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) majoring in Maths /Physics or Maths/Biology OR Hons Bachelor’s degree in Education majoring in Maths /Physics or Maths/Biology.
At least 3 years’ experience in educational assessment work, related to test development/item development in the relevant areas.
Curricula interpretation abilities
Good interpersonal relations and collaborative skills
Numerical Analytical skills.
Word processing, spreadsheets, and database computer applications
Technical report writing abilities
High degree of integrity and confidentiality.
Terms of Service: Permanent
How to apply
All eligible candidates should submit their applications with detailed CVs, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contacts, and addresses of at least three referees in hard copies, delivered to the address below OR submit in soft form at email@example.com NOT LATER THAN 5:00 pm of Friday 4th November 2022.
The Executive Director Uganda National Examinations Board
Plot 35 Martyrs way – Ntinda
P. O. Box 7066 – KAMPALA
1. Detailed job profiles can be obtained from our website: uneb.ac.ug
2. Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted