Knec advertisement for exam setters, application by 1st March

Knec advertisement for exam setters, application by 1st March


The Kenya National Examinations Council is in the process of expanding its database of contracted professionals. It therefore wishes to train, certify and recruit teachers, tutors  and lecturers to  be engaged in the development of examination and assessment  tools  for school and teacher education. In view of this, the Council invites interested   professionals to apply for the training. The successful applicants will be engaged as contracted professionals from time to time as need arises.

Applicants wishing to be considered for appointment as contracted professionals should meet the following requirements:

  1. Have unquestionable and irreproachable integrity.
  2. Must be qualified teachers of subject/learning area applied for. 
  3. Be conversant with the content of the curriculum designs in their subject/learning area of specialization.
  4. Have proven teaching or work experience of at least 3 years.
  5. Must be registered with the Teachers Service Commission.
  6. Have Certificate of Good Conduct.

Interested persons should apply by e-mail only through and attach scanned copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and recommendation from heads of their institutions on or before 1st March, 2023.  Successful applicants will be informed through their contacts. 

Details on the application can be accessed through the KNEC website Contracted Professionals already engaged by KNEC need not apply.

The  relevant subject/learning areas are listed below:

  1. Primary School (Age- Based Curriculum Pathway)
Subject/Learning areaSubject/Learning area
EnglishPhysical and Health Education
Kiswahili  Social Studies  
Indigenous Language  Religious Education (CRE/IRE/HRE)  
MathematicsArt and Craft
Home ScienceMusic
AgricultureKenya Sign Language
Science and Technology  Foreign Languages (Arabic, French, German, Mandarin)
  1. Special Needs Education (Stage Based Pathway)

All the learning areas covered in the four levels of stage-based curriculum pathway

Teacher Education Assessments

Professional Learning AreasIntegrated content and pedagogy learning areas
1.  Child Development and Psychology1.   English
2.  Curriculum Studies2.  Kiswahili
3.  Educational Resources3.  Mathematics
4.  ICT Integration in Education4.  Science and Technology
5.  Educational Assessment5.  Agriculture
6.  Communication and Research Skills6.  Home Science
7.  Inclusive Education7.  Religious Education: CRE/IRE/HRE
8.  Educational Leadership and Management8.  Social Studies
9.  Sociological and Philosophical Foundations of Education9.  Physical and Health Education
10.  Historical and Comparative Foundations of Education10.  Art and Craft
11.  Micro Teaching11.  Music
12.  Practicum12.  Indigenous Language
  13.  Foreign Languages: French/Arabic/German/Mandarin
  14.  Health & Nutrition
  15.  Environmental Education
  16.  Kenyan Sign Language

Dr. David Njengere, MBS


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