166 Head Teacher Job Opportunities – Education Service Commission (ESC)

Organisation: Education
Service Commission (ESC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Salary Scale: U1E
Reports to: Commissioner,
Government – Secondary Schools
About ESC:
The Education Service Commission is established by article 167 91) of
the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda and article 168 (1) sets out
its functions, authority and autonomy in implementing its mandate. The vision
of Education Service Commission is to see “quality education delivered by
efficient and effective education service personnel.”
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the overall administration
    and management of the School.
  • Plans for the Physical development of the
    School and Professional development of the staff.
  • Plans, organizes, directs and co-ordinates
    the teaching programmes and activities of staff and students.
  • Makes sure that there is proper planning,
    budgeting and accountability of the school activities and resources in
    consultation with the Board of Governors.
  • Co-ordinates the functions of the Board of
    Governors and accounts to them and the Ministry of Education and Sports.
  • Manages, mentors and appraises all the
    staff and employees of the School and assesses their performance.
  • Manages activities concerning student
    admissions, provision of supplies and welfare services.
  • Performs any other duty assigned by the
    relevant authority.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The Head teachers should possess an Honours
    Bachelor’s Degree in Education or an Honours Bachelors Degree with
    relevant graduate Or postgraduate qualifications in Eduation from a
  • recognized University / Institution.
  • Be a Registered as a Graduate Teacher with
    the Ministry of Education and Sports.
  • At least twelve (12) years teaching
    experience in a Government owned / aided Secondary School, three (3) of
    which should be at the level of substantive Deputy Head teacher.
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in
    Education or related field is an added advantage.
How to Apply:  
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications in triplicate
on the Education Service Commission (ESC) Form 3 (1998), to the Secretary, Education
Service Commission, P.O. Box 7196, Kampala, Uganda. The ESC Form 3 (1998) is
obtainable from Education Service Commission, 1st Floor Farmers House,
Parliament Avenue, Kampala or Ministry of Education and Sports Kampala or
District Service Commission Offices.
The applications should bear the title of the post as well as the
reference number specified against the vacancy
All applicants should attach photocopies of their academic certificates
and transcripts plus recent passport size photographs and any other relevant
documents to each copy of the application forms. Serving Officers must route
their applications through their Head of School, who should be advised on the
closing date to ensure submission within the deadline.
Deadline: 27th
October, 2014
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