KNEC Advertisement for Training of KCPE and KCSE Examiners

Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) will conduct training for teachers in primary and secondary schools to prepare them to become examiners for Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations respectfully.

The training will take place between 14th and 27th August, 2016. The venue for training will be communicated to qualified applicants at a later date.

Schools are required to nominate two teachers, who have never been trained as examiners. The two nominated teachers per school will apply for the training.

Each applicant will be required to pay training fee of KES 10,500.00. The money should be deposited under the account GENERAL payment (others) in KNEC accounts at either Cooperative Bank, National Bank, Equity Bank or Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB).

The Ministry of Education (MOE) will refund at an appropriate time, a percentage of the fee to the schools which will have paid for the teachers.

Teachers who will have successfully been trained as examiners to mark KCPE and KCSE Examinations will be incorporated into the KNEC examiners’ data base. KNEC will, thereafter, engage only such examiners from the data base as per the criteria of appointment of examiners as need be from time to time.

Teachers who have already been trained as Examiners and are already in the KNEC database for examiners need not apply for the training.

Applications are therefore invited from interested and qualified teachers as follows:


Primary school teachers to train as KCPE Examiners for the following papers:


1.1 English Composition 901/1
1.2 Kiswahili Insha 902/1
1.3 English Composition for SNE 903/1
1.4 Kenyan Sign Language 905/1


Secondary school teachers to train as KCSE examiners for the following papers:


2.1 English 101/1,2 & 3
2.2 Kiswahili 102/1,2 & 3
2.3 Mathematics Alt. A 121/1 & 2
2.4 Mathematics Alt. B 122/1 & 2
2.5 Biology 231/1,2 & 3
2.6 Physics 232/1,2 & 3
2.7 Chemistry 233/1,2 & 3
2.8 Biology for the blind 236/1,2 & 3
2.9 General science 237/1 & 2
2.10 History and Government 311/1 & 2
2.11 Geography 312/1 & 2
2.12 Christian Religious Education 313/1 & 2
2.13 Islamic Religious Education 314/1 & 2
2.14 Hindu Religious Education 315/1 & 2
2.15 Home Science 441/1 & 2
2.16 Art & Design 442/1 & 2
2.17 Agriculture 443/1 & 2
2.18 Woodwork 444/1
2.19 Metalwork 445/1
2.20 Building Construction 446/1
2.21 Power Mechanics 447/1 & 2
2.22 Electricity 448/1 & 2
2.23 Drawing & Design 449/1 & 2
2.24 Aviation Technology 450/1 & 2
2.25 Computer Studies 451/1 & 2
2.26 French 501/1 & 2
2.27 German 502/1 & 2
2.28 Arabic 503/1 & 2
2.29 Kenya Sign Language 504/1 & 2
2.30 Music 511/ 2 & 3
2.31 Business Studies 565/1 & 2


Qualification for training is as follows:

3.1 Be a practicing teacher in the relevant subject areas at the level of examination;

3.2 Must be registered and employed by the Teachers’ Service Commission (TSC);

3.3 Have a minimum teaching experience of three (3) years;

3.4 Have minimum qualification of P1 for KCPE examination marking with minimum of C (plain) at KCSE level in the subject they are applying to train and mark;

3.5 Have Diploma in Education (and above) for KCSE examination marking;

3.6 Must have been recommended by his/her Head of institution;

3.7 Must NOT be on interdiction or any other form of disciplinary action from the employer;

3.8 Must be fifty (50) years of age and below.


Applicants are expected to download the application form from the KNEC website home page ( and fill in all the required information.

They should also attach all the documents listed in the application form and the original bank deposit slip so as to reach KNEC on or by Thursday, July 07, 2016.

Only qualified teachers who have presented all the required documents will be shortlisted for the training exercise.

All Applications to be addressed to:

Chief Executive Officer
Kenya National Examinations Council
P.O. Box 73598 - 00200

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