Job Description

Department Of Education

Designation : E.O GUIDANCE & COUNSELLING OFFICER - ENBP (Code- EDU23-00199)

Job Description / Responsibilities:


1.1. Achieve the objectives of guidance and counseling services by regularly visiting schools to implement, assess and continuously improve the services that meet the needs of students and teachers. 

1.2. Determine the aptitude of students to provide accurate advice to them by conducting the aptitude test in schools and support the schools based counselors to interpret test results. 

1.3. Assist the school based counselors to provide basic counseling services to students by liaising with the supervisor to develop and implement basic counseling training programs. 

1.4. Assist school leavers’ to make informed decisions on further studies or careers by providing relevant information on employment opportunities, further studies and scholarships.

1.5. Ensure the resources provided for implementation of programs are properly managed and used to support schools in benefiting from the guidance and counseling programs.

1.6. Support department’s information needs by providing relevant data that may be requested by divisions from time to time.

1.7. Incorporate Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Principles and values of Honesty, Integrity, Accountability, Respect, Wisdom and responsibility in programs, activities and initiatives to foster positive work ethics.


2.1. Qualification:

2.1.1. The minimum entry requirement for this position is a Bachelor degree or higher;

2.1.2. Bachelor’s Degree in Education/Teaching or relevant.

2.1.3. Post graduate or Master’s degree Education Leadership or related field is an advantage. 

2.2. Experience:

2.2.1. 8 – 15 years’ extensive teaching background. 

2.2.2. Proven experience in Guidance and Counseling

2.3. Knowledge:

2.3.1. Sound knowledge of the education system and the role of guidance and counselling services in schools.

2.3.2. Knowledge of guidance and counselling theories and practices.

2.3.3. Familiarity with employment and training opportunities for school leavers.

2.4. Skills:

2.4.1. Effective communication skills; both oral & written

2.4.2. Solid computation skills

2.4.3. Proven Leadership skills

2.4.4. Problem solving skills 

2.4.5. Good organizational skills

2.4.6. Strong interpersonal and analytical skills.

2.4.7. Innovative strategic planning skills.

Job Type:

Full Time

Language Requirements:


Salary(per annum):

K41,025 – K50,141

Job Location: