Senior Assistant Polytechnic Instructor - 6 Positions at Kakamega County

Nairobi, Kenya
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationDiploma
  • Experience3 years
  • LocationKakamega
  • Job FieldEducation / Teaching 

Duties and Responsibilities

An instructor at this level may be deployed as Principal of the County Polytechnic in addition to teaching duties. Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will entaila) Train in areas of specialization in accordance with the syllabus;

  • Coordinate courses, projects and practical work;
  • Prepare and maintain schemes of work, lesson plans, lesson notes, teaching and learning materials andtrainee records;
  • Induct and supervise newly appointed instructors;
  • Carry out research in the relevant field of specialization;
  • Participate in budget preparation;
  • Conduct co-curricular activities for trainees;
  • Maintain trainee discipline through guiding and counseling;
  • Liaise with relevant industries for trainee attachment; and
  • Coordinate storage, care, maintenance and proper usage of teaching and learning materials, tools andequipment.

Requirements for Appointment;
For promotion to this grade an instructor must have: -

  • Served in the grade of Assistant County Polytechnic instructor I, Job Group CPSB 09/’K’ for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Diploma in any of the following technical disciplines:- Technical Education, Computer Studies/Science; Information and Communication Technology; Electronics Engineering; Telecommunication Engineering, Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Automotive Engineering; Instrumentation and Control Engineering; Building and Construction Technology; Civil Engineering; Agriculture; Home Economics and Textile Technology; Food Technology; Institutional Management; Food and Beverage Management; Catering and Housekeeping; General Education (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Linguistics) and Entrepreneurship or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Registered by Technical Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA);
  • Training in pedagogical skills;
  • Have shown merit and ability in work performance and results; and
  • Attended industrial attachment for a minimum of eight (8) weeks in the relevant field.

Method of Application


  • All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the on-line form.
  • ALL Serving Officers in the County Public Service, MUST clearly indicate on the on-line form: -
    • The Payroll Number;
    • Date of first appointment;
    • Date of promotion to the current grade; and
    • Substantive designation and Job Group.
  • During interviews, shortlisted candidates will be required to produce the following original documents: National Identity Card; Academic and Professional Certificates; Current Payslip and Letter of Appointment/Promotion to the current grade.
  • The above positions are for serving officers on Permanent & Pensionable Terms of Service ONLY.

All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website, fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 18th August, 2023 at 11.59 P.M.
N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. will be accepted.
Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.
PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email address and phone number 0745888999 ONLY.