Applications are invited from suitably qualified local candidates for the following positions tenable in the Ministry of Education and Training:
DEPARTMENT : SPECIAL EDUCATION
POSITION : ASSISTANT SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER
GRADE : E (M101, 604.00 – M117, 828.00 P/A)
Under the general supervision of the Manager, Special Education, the Assistant Sign Language Interpreter is responsible for performing the duties in the area of assignment, production and distribution of documents, office administration, and preparation of meeting and official trips, office security. The incumbent shall participate in all forums on special education including giving support to learners with special educational needs and to disseminate of information on special education to stakeholders.
1.1 Provision interpretation services on all Ministerial functions.
1.2 Provision of interpretation services on Ministry’s festivities and merriments.
1.3 Interpretation of special education materials for both primary and secondary schools learners.
1.4 Liaises with relevant partners on matters relating to special needs for speech deficiency.
1.5 Participate in strategic planning for Special Education Unit.
1.6 Accompanies Honorable Ministers and officials to all functions and festivities as and when the CEO- Secondary may determine.
1.7 Advises Special Education Unit on all matters relating to the implementation of the Inclusive Education Policy
2. Office Administration
2.1. Receives and relays messages through a suitable medium to facilitate the taking of appropriate action.
2.2. Takes minutes during meetings between the Unit and its stakeholders and distributes them to members for their record.
2.4. Receives, records and passes incoming mail to the Manager to facilitate appropriate action.
2.5. Annotates mail as necessary to indicate the urgency and / or importance of certain portions that require immediate attention.
2.6. Prepares routing slips as necessary to facilitate immediate action.
2.7. Maintains a record system and files correspondence for access of information and reference.
2.9. Receives visitors, attend to their queries and other officers as necessary to regulate and speed up the process of service delivery.
Diploma in Education, specialisation in a relevant subject (Special Education) plus a minimum of two (2) years teaching experience and 3 (three) years’ experience in Sign Language interpreting
SKILLS AND INTERESTS
Special Education Needs Officer shall be: Sensitive
PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY SERVING OFFICERS MAY APPLY FOR GRADE F POSITIONS HERE ADVERTISED.
Applications on the relevant forms G.P. 104 for serving officers and G.P. 103 for job seekers duly accompanied by certified copies of educational certificates, performance appraisal forms transcripts, diplomas etc. must be addressed to:
The Principal Secretary
Ministry of Education and Training
P. O. Box 47
Maseru – 100
Not later than, 30th October, 2019