APPOINTMENT OF EXAMINERS

THE WEST AFRICAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL, ACCRA APPOINTMENT OF EXAMINERS

The West African Examinations Council, Accra invites applications from interested and qualified persons to be appointed as Assistant Examiners to mark scripts for the examinations it conducts.

1.         EXAMINATIONS AND SUBJECT AREAS FOR WHICH EXAMINERS ARE REQUIRED
(1)        Examiners are required for the following examinations conducted in Ghana:
(a)        The Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE)
(b)        The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)
(c)        The General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE)
(d)        The Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE)


(2)        The examiners are required for all subjects for the above examinations particularly the following:

BECE: English Language, Social Studies, Mathematics, Integrated Science, ICT, Religious and Moral Education and Twi (Asante).

WASSCE: English Language, Literature-in-English, Mathematics (Core and Elective), Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Integrated Science, General Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Crop Husbandry and Horticulture, Twi (Asante), Clerical Office Duties, Financial Accounting, Business Management, Management-In-Living and Foods and Nutrition.

G/ABCE: Marketing, Human Resource Management, Office Administration and Practice, Typewriting, Information and Communication Technology, Business Law, Auditing and Business Communication.

2.  QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Applicants must have the following minimum qualifications:

(1)  BECE
Post-Secondary Teachers’ Certificates obtained from recognized Colleges of Education/institutions with a minimum of five (5) years post-qualification teaching experience in the relevant subjects. Diploma and degree holders must have graduated in the subjects they wish to mark and must have taught those subjects for a minimum   of three (3) years.

 
(2)  WASSCE, GBCE AND ABCE
Degrees in the subjects applied for, obtained from recognized universities or institutions with minimum of three years post-qualification teaching experience in the subjects.

Those applying for Literature-In-English at WASSCE must be familiar with the set books being used now for the subject.

Applicants must, in addition, be computer literate (at least, be capable of using word processing programme). They must also have demonstrated ability to be thorough and accurate in their work and be able to meet target dates. Their integrity must be unquestionable.

3. TERMS OF APPOINTMENT
Successful applicants will be appointed on temporary basis. They will be invited for the marking exercises and related services for periods not exceeding three weeks at a time. Within the specified periods the work assigned to each examiner must be completed and duly handed over to the Council. Remuneration shall be stated in appointment letters which will be issued to them for each marking session.

4.  MODE OF APPLICATION
Application forms can be downloaded at www.waecgh.org.   At the homepage,  click on Other Services and then select  Examiner’s Application Form from the options that dropDownload the form and print it.
Completed application forms, together with copies of relevant certificates/transcripts may be submitted at any of the Council’s offices in Accra and the regional capitals. They may also be posted to the following address:

Head of National Office,
The West African Examinations Council,
P. O. Box 917, Accra.
Attn:   Senior Deputy Registrar/Head, Test Development Division
Applications received after 31st January, 2013 cannot be considered for the May/June 2013 WASSCE and G/ABCE and the June 2013 BECE marking exercises.  Those who are already being engaged as examiners by the Council as well as those who have recently applied to be appointed as such need not apply again.
For further details, interested persons may call the following telephone numbers:    0302-685906, 0302-685914, 0302-685915 and 0302-685912

HEAD OF NATIONAL OFFICE
WAEC, ACCRA


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