County Government of Kakamega Director, Early Childhood Development Education Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Kakamega Director, Early Childhood Development Education Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • he officer will report to Chief Officer, Education, Science and Technology.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • Provide leadership in the management, development and implementation of ECDE Programmes;

  • Mobilize resources for ECDE projects and programmes;

  • Develop partnership with various stakeholders to improve status and management of ECDE Centers and link the stakeholders to the Ministry;

  • Lead in preparation and implementation of the strategic plan, annual work plans and periodic reports of the department;

  • Provide technical and coordination support to the stakeholders and partners in mainstreaming ECDE;

  • Manage and review regular reports from ECDE Program Officers;

  • Compile reports and disseminate technical reviews and improvements in project quality and partner support;

  • Develop play-based curriculum for ECDE in the county; and

  • Supervise the design, development and preparation of ECDE play and learning materials for both normal and special needs children.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development & Education (ECDE) from a recognized University;

  • Have a Master’s degree in ECDE or a related field from a recognized university;

  • Have clear understanding of ECDE policies, framework, goals and objectives;

  • Have excellent interpersonal communication and report writing

  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program or its equivalent from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

  • Demonstrate professional competence in work performance and be result oriented in execution of duties and responsibilities;

  • Have ten (10) years working experience, three (3) of which should be in the grade of Deputy Director, ECDE or; Served in a comparable and relevant position in the Private Sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  • Have exposure in curriculum development and child health monitoring;

  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010; and

  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Kakamega Director, Early Childhood Development Education Jobs in Kenya

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