Polytechnic Instructors (ICT, Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy, Carpentry & Joinery, Agribusiness, Fashion Design & Garment Marking, Metal Processing, Plumbing, Building Construction)

Kakamega County Public Service Board


Vacancy Description

Kakamega County is one of the 47 counties in the Republic of Kenya. It borders Vihiga County to the south, Siaya County to the West, Bungoma County to the North and Nandi County to the East. The county covers an area of 3050.3 Km2 (Kakamega CDP, 2013). The altitude of the county is between 1,240 metres and 2,000 metres above sea level.

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kakamega invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions.


POLYTECHNIC INSTRUCTORS – Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy



POLYTECHNIC INSTRUCTORS – Fashion Design and Garment Marking




Terms of Service: One (1) year renewable contract, based on performance.

Duties and Responsibilities

The instructors will report to the Principal of the County Polytechnic and be responsible for:

a) Develop schemes of work, lesson plans and give lecture notes;

b) Strict adherence to curriculum in instructing leaners in the course/trade area;

c) Prepare internal exams and carry out continuous assessment;

d) Supervise and assess trainee(s) in the course area;

e) Prepare trainees for external exams by providing practical technical skills as required for effective competency acquisition;

f) Carry out examination and competence based assessment;

g) Ensuring leaners participate in co-curriculum activities; and

h) Maintain tools and equipment.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must: –

a) Be a Kenyan citizen;

b) Have a Craft Certificate/ Government Grade Test 1 in any of the fields listed above:

c) Possession of a Diploma in the relevant technical area where applicable, will be an added advantage;

d) Certificate in Pedagogy (Teaching Strategies) will be an added advantage;

e) Relevant teaching experience of at least one (1) year will be an added advantage; and

f) Demonstrate professional competence in the technical area.

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 cpsb@kakamega.go.ke and phone number 0713852573 ONLY. 

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Polytechnic Instructors (ICT, Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy, Carpentry & Joinery, Agribusiness, Fashion Design & Garment Marking, Metal Processing, Plumbing, Building Construction) FULL_TIME September 15, 2021 2021-09-24 Kakamega County Kenya KE KES