Assistant Provincial Education Coordinator – The Church of Uganda

Assistant Provincial Education
– The Church of Uganda
The Church of the Province of Uganda (Church of Uganda) is a member of
the Anglican Communion. The Church is commissioned to carry out Christ’s
mission of teaching, healing and nurturing people so that they may
have an abundant life and build an evangelistic, loving, caring, worshiping,
peaceful and just community.
The Church of Uganda is seeking to recruit suitable persons to fill the
position detailed below:
Assistant Provincial Education Coordinator

Job Purpose: To assist the Provincial Education
Coordinator in ensuring that the mission of the Church of Uganda and its
interests in Education are fulfilled both within Dioceses and Church founded
Education Institutions.

Core Duties:
a. Children’s Ministry
• Mobilize resources, Plan, Budget for, Direct, Promote, Coordinate and
Monitor Child Ministry Programs
Develop capacity and support Children Workers in all COU Dioceses Develop
and maintain partnerships and networks or the Ministry
• Procure, Produce and Review Christian teaching materials
• Keep an inventory of the ministry’s assets and property
b. Education Main
In consultation with the Provincial Education Coordinator:
• Coordinate theological colleges (education) activities
• Support COU dioceses in building education capacity
• Advocate, promote and support education of the girl child, orphans and
people with special needs (disabilities, learning impairment, etc)
c. Provincial Resource and Book Centre
• Oversee the establishment of the Provincial and Diocesan Resource and
Book Centres
• Ensure effective distribution of CRE materials and other Christian
literature to COU schools and churches
• Keep an inventory of assets and property of the resource centre
• Establish a database and statistical data bank for the department
Person specifications:
At least a first degree qualification with bias in Theology
• Diploma or qualifications in Education is a must
At least 3 years teaching experience at post primary level and/or 2 years
work experience in children’s church
Committed to the values and faith of
Church of Uganda and with proven passion and love for children
• High integrity
• 35-45 years

Competencies required:
• Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
• Proposal and Report writing skills Training and facilitation skills
Independent decision maker and self-driven Computer literacy
How to Apply
Qualifying female applicants are encouraged to apply.
Applications along with up-to-date curriculum vitae, copies of relevant
certified academic testimonials, a letter from your local church, names &
contacts of three referees and a day time contact should be submitted to the
address below not later than June 15th 2012. Clearly indicate the post you are
applying for on top of the envelope. Only short listed applicants will be
The Provincial Secretary The Church of the Province of Uganda Wills Road,
Namirembe P.O. Box 14123, KAMPALA.

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