Assessment Specialist – Construction Programmes

The Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority (TEVETA) is a body corporate established under the Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training (TEVET) Act No. 13 of 1998 and the TEVET (Amendment) Act No. 11 of 2005.

TEVETA was established to regulate, monitor and co-ordinate Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training in consultation with industry, employers, workers and other stakeholders.

TEVETA wishes to recruit qualified and experienced Zambians to fill the following vacant positions.

4) ASSESSMENT SPECIALIST – (CONSTRUCTION PROGRAMMES)

4.1 Overall Purpose of the Job

Monitoring and facilitating the conduct of TEVET examinations and Qualifications in order to effectively measure training standards in construction programmes.

4.2 Duties and Responsibilities

These include:

  • Facilitating the conduct of national examinations;
  • Arranging setting, moderation and marking sessions;
  • Analysing examination results and programme reports;
  • Arranging workshops for assessors/examiners so as to equip them with quality skills and knowledge of setting, moderation, and marking of examinations;
  • Producing general and specific examinations guidelines for examiners, examination centres and students in liaison with examination boards;
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

4.3 Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

4.3.1 Knowledge of:

  • The TEVET system and relevant legislation.
  • Civil Engineering.
  • Accountability and security of sensitive assessment data.
  • Modern developments, trends, principles, practices and theories in education and educational assessment, accountability, or evaluation of specialty areas.
  • Standard measures and statistical tools used in educational assessment, accountability or evaluation of specialty areas.

4.3.2 Skilled at:

  • Working in a team environment involving multiple specialties;
  • Planning, coordinating, and expediting work projects;
  • Communicating verbally and in writing;
  • Reading, Analysing and interpreting data.

4.3.3 Able to:

  • Operate standard office equipment using pertinent software applications including word and excel;
  • Design Instructional systems;
  • Design assessment tools;
  • Prepare and maintain accurate records.

4.4 Minimum Education Qualifications

  • A University Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • A teaching qualification.
  • Membership of EIZ.
  • Accreditation as an Examiner.

4.5 Minimum Experience

  • Two years’ experience in setting, moderation and marking of examinations.

Letters of application accompanied with a CV detailing achievements, how you meet the requirements of the job including names of three traceable referees, (email addresses and mobile phone contacts to be included), should be addressed to:

The Acting Director General
Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority (TEVETA)
Bird Cage Walk, Longacres
Private Bag RW 16X
LUSAKA

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us, please consider your application unsuccessful. Closing Date for receiving applications is 8th June 2018.

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