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Vacancies – Department of Education & Vocational Training


Busia County Public Service Board is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act   2012 whose mandate includes appointing persons to hold or act in the offices of the County Public Service.

Pursuant to Article 235 (1) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and section 59 (1) of  the County Government Act 2012.The County Government of Busia invites all interested and suitably qualified persons to submit applications to serve as: ECDE Caregiver and Youth Polytechnic Instructors from the Department of Education & Vocational Training as follows.


Terms of Service: Contract (464 Posts)


  • Preparation of professional and administrative records.
  • Promote the best interest of the child and the institution
  • Promote quality care; nutritional levels and health status of the children
  • Care giving of the three levels of ECDE learners appropriately
  • Ensure holistic development of the children’s knowledge , spiritually, socially and mentally
  • Preparing relevant teaching/learning and play materials
  • Manage and ensure smooth transition from pre primary to primary
  • Monitor and ensure steady growth, health and safety of the Children
  • Compile achievement/progress reports on the overall performance of the children in pre primary one and pre primary two.
  • Sensitize parents and mobilize community stakeholders on their respective roles in pre primary programmes.


  • Be a Kenyan Citizen with a National Identity Card
  • Must have a minimum qualification of K.C.S.E ‘‘D‘’ (Plain)
  • Be a holder of certificate or diploma in ECDE, examined by the Ministry of Education Science and Technology or Kenya National Examination Council or from any other recognized institution.
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Income tax Compliance Certificate (KRA)
  • EACC (Anti – Corruption) Certificate
  • Evidence of registration by Teachers Service Commission.
  • Must have two years of teaching experience in ECDE

2. Youth Polytechnic Instructor III-Job group Hon Permanent and Pensionable terms(17 positions):

S/No Trade/Course Initials Job Group Number of Posts
1. Metal Processing Technology MPT H


2. Appropriate Carpentry and Joinery Technology ACJT H


3. Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy HDBT H


4. Fashion Design & Garment Making GM H


5. Food Processing Technology FPT H


6. Plumbing Technology PT H





  • Diploma in Technical Education in respective field(s).
  • Those with Craft certificate with 3 years’ experience will be Considered
  • Teaching experience in youth Polytechnic or any Vocational Training Institution.
  • Computer Knowledge will be and added advantage.
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Income tax Compliance Certificate (KRA)
  • EACC (Anti – Corruption) Certificate


  • Theoretical and practical instruction of trainees in the specified area of specialization.
  • Preparing and maintaining professional documents including schemes of work
  • Preparing lesson plans, lesson notes, trainee’s records, teaching and learning materials, carrying out trainee’s assessment
  • Ensuring proper care and maintenance of tools and equipment
  • Organizing and conducting co-curricular activities.
  • Maintaining trainees’ discipline and guiding and counseling trainees.

How to apply

Written application enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and ID card should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to:

 The Secretary/CEO

Busia County Public Service Board,

P.O Box Private Bag,



All REQUIREMENTS, ROLES and DUTIES CAN BE ACCESSED from the County Public Service Board – Port victoria Plaza and Sub County Headquarters.

All the applications should reach the secretary County Public Service Board, on or before 15th November, 2018