Fresher Examination Officer Special Needs Education Job Careers – Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB)

Organisation: Uganda
Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Officer, Examinations Planning & Development
Ref: UBTEB/HRM/004/01/2018
About US:
Uganda Business and Technical
Examinations Board (UBTEB) is one of the national Examinations Boards in Uganda
whose mandate is to streamline, regulate, coordinate and conduct credible
examinations and award Certificates and Diplomas in the Business, Technical and
Vocational professions. The Board therefore conducts Business, Technical and
Vocational examinations, including Applied Science specialties such as
Biological Sciences (Agricultural, Fisheries, Wildlife, Forestry, Bee keeping
and other related fields), Physical Sciences (Meteorology, Surveys and Land
Management, and other related fields), Cooperative, Social Development, Hotel,
Catering and Tourism.
Job Summary: The Examination
Officer Special Needs Education will perform all the functions of examinations
related to special needs education.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible
    for identification of all aspects of examinations that require special
    attention like braille production, interpretation;
  • Work
    closely with institutions in making arrangements to appoint special needs
    support personnel to serve at the examination centers where there is a
    candidate with special educational needs;
  • Responsible
    for development of guidelines for candidates with special educational
    needs during examinations;
  • Responsible
    for assessing documented evidence from qualified practicing medical
    practitioners regarding candidates that can be considered at the time of
    registration as Special needs;
  • Responsible
    for assessing the common categories of candidates with special educational
  • The
    incumbent will also inspect and collect regular data from institutions on
    candidates with special needs;
  • Participate
    in the registration of Candidates with Special needs; and
  • Perform
    any other duty assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Community
    and Adult Education, Special Needs Education, Guidance and Counseling from
    recognized institution.
  • Diploma
    or Certificate in Special Needs Education will be an added advantage
  • At
    least two years’ experience in teaching in Business Institutions or world
    of work.
  • Ability
    to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Excellent
    communication skills
  • High
    level of integrity
  • Demonstrable
    skills in working with people with Special Needs
  • Age: 25-40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates hand deliver three sets of handwritten applications with
detailed CVs and photocopies of academic certificates, testimonials,
transcripts and/or result slips; three (3) most recent and clear passport size
photographs, names and addresses of two referees, a letter of recommendation
from the current or most recent employer, telephone contacts and emails of both
the applicant and the referees. The Job title and Ref. No. should be clearly
written on the top left corner of the envelope. The documents should be
submitted in sealed envelopes to the address indicated below;
The Executive Secretary,
Uganda Business and Technical
Examinations Board,
Plot 7 Valley Drive, Ntinda,
P. O. Box 1499, Kampala –
Deadline: 23rd February 2018 by 5:00 pm
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