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The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development wishes to recruit qualified Professionals for various vacant positions as outlined below.


The Senior Principal Curriculum Development Officer, Research and Knowledge Management will report to the Senior Deputy Director Curriculum Development


Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

  • Coordinating the development, implementation and review of curricula and curriculum support materials;
  • Coordinate the development of relevant and quality curriculum and curriculum support materials;
  • Coordinating activities of the Research Panel and Academic Committee;
  • Establishing collaborations with stakeholders to ensure that curricula offered in learning institutions meets the required standards;
  • Supervise the review of Curricula and curriculum support materials;
  • Collaborating and establishing partnerships with stakeholders in education;
  • Supervise organization of symposia, exhibition, conferences, workshops and education days for purposes of sharing and disseminating research findings;
  • Coordinating research in areas of education that contribute to general body of knowledge;
  • Coordinating the development of research database
  • Ensuring update of research Information management system to facilitate monitoring of curriculum implementation;
  • Supervising the publication of research documents such as research books and East African Journal of Educational Research (EAJER);
  • Making abstracts of research reports for dissemination in the website;
  • Initiating collaboration and partnership with stakeholders in research on education;
  • Supervising preparation of departmental work plan and budget;
  • Supervising implementation of performance appraisal system; and
  • Mentoring and coaching staff in the department


For appointment to this grade, an applicant must have: –

  • Served in the grade of Principal Curriculum Development Officer, KICD Grade 4 (Research) or in a relevant and equivalent position in the educational sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s Degree in Education, Educational Research Methods or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, managerial and administrative capability in undertaking educational
  • Fulfil the requirement of Chapter Six of the constitution

How to Apply

Interested applicants should forward their application letter, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, up-to-date curriculum vitae and ID card to the address below to be received not later than 4th April, 2022. All applicants should give full details of their address including mobile telephone numbers as well as names and addresses of two referees. Details of these positions can be obtained from KICD Website:

 The Director/Chief Executive,

Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, P.O. Box 30231-00100


 NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. We encourage people with disability and the marginalized to apply

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