Director Education and Training Job in Kenya

Director Education and Training

Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Chief Officer, Education and Training, the officer will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities: –

  •  Overseeing, coordinating, promoting and implementing departmental programs, projects, policies and general education and technical training programs in the county;
  •  Preparation and implementation of the departmental strategic plan, annual work plans and periodical reports in the County;
  •  Providing technical and coordination support to the stakeholders and partners in mainstreaming education and training in the County;
  •  Promoting awareness on child care, early childhood development and education and home craft centers respectively as well as on Technical and Vocational Education and Training needs and demands to local communities and parents;
  •  Conducting capacity building courses for government employees and other stakeholders within the department;

  •  Facilitating provision of appropriate resource materials to the child care, ECDE and Home Craft Centers respectively as well as in Technical and Vocational Training Centers in the County.
  •  Compiling reports and disseminating for review;
  •  Facilitating processes to identify issues, challenges and innovative responses;
  •  Organizing and sharing compiled feedback reports for improvement in projects quality and partner support;
  •  Acting as a link to the national government, local agencies and communities on education and training policies, interpretation and implementation;
  •  Developing resource centers for education and training programs;
  •  Prompt submission of weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual performance reports in such areas as:
    • Staff returns
    • Enrolment levels
    • Financial and Expenditure Reports
    • Minutes of all H.O. Ds meetings
  •  Performing any other duty as may be assigned by the chief Officer


  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Education, ECDE, Technical and Vocational Education and Training or in other relevant education related program from a university recognized in Kenya;
  •  Must have acquired pedagogical skills from a recognized institution in Kenya.
  •  Must have a Master’s Degree in Education or any other relevant field.
  •  Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience working in the education sector five (5) of which must be in an administrative position;
  •  A certificate in Senior Management Course (SMC) lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  •  Possesses excellent communication and facilitation skills;
  •  Demonstrated leadership and management experience;
  •  Demonstrated proficiency in computer packages MS Word, MS Excel and MS Publisher.
  •  Compliance with Chapter six of the Constituion of Kenya

How To Apply

Remuneration: As per Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)Terms of Employment: Three (3) Years ContractTHE SECRETARY
P.O. BOX 90-10100
CELL PHONE: 0745342000

All applications (hand delivered or through the post office) should be received on or before 26th September 2023 5.00 p.m.


  • Any communication from the County Public Service Board SHALL be through the aboveprovided address and cellphone.
  • The County Public Service Board does not charge for any of the recruitment exercises, including shortlisting and appointment. Any request for payment or favor should therefore be reported to the police for appropriate action.
  • The County Government of Nyeri is an equal-opportunity employer
  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted by the Board.