Education Service Commission Jobs – Senior Education Officer, Private Secondary Schools and Institutions

Organization: Education
Service Commission
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Ref. No.: HRM 48/185/01
VOL 27 (6)
Reports to: Principal
Education Officer
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:  
  • Actively participates in the classification and
    grading of Private Schools and Training Institutions in collaboration with
    relevant Technical Departments.
  • Maintains an up-to-date data bank on Private Schools
    and Training Institutions, staff and student numbers and composition,
    major training infrastructure, equipment and facilities.
  • Scrutinizes reports of Board of Governors/Management
    Boards/Management Councils and prepares a consolidated report to the Principal
    Education Officer.
  • Works closely with proprietors and management of
    Private Schools and Training Institutions to identify capacity building
    interventions and area for technical support by Government.
  • Participates in the preparation of performance reports
    in respect of Private Schools and Training Institutions to the relevant
    authorities.
  • Takes part in the preparation of UNSA, Science, MDD
    festivals, Sports and other activities at the National Level involving
    Private Schools and Training Institutions.
  • Participates in the preparation of work plan, budget
    and performance reports of the Division for submission to relevant
    authorities.
  • Performs any other duties assigned by the relevant
    authority.
     
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant should hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree
    in Education or an Honours Bachelor’s Degree with relevant graduate or
    post graduate qualifications in Education from a recognized University/
    Institution.
  • Possession of a post graduate qualification in
    Business Administration or Public Administration or Education Management
    or Development Studies or Policy and Planning from a recognized University
    / Institution is an added advantage.
  • A minimum
    of three (3) years working experience at the level of Education Officer.
  • Be registered as a graduate teacher with the Ministry
    of Education and Sports.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged
to fill in applications in triplicate and submit them to the Secretary,
Education Service Commission P.O. Box 7196, Kampala, Uganda. The forms can be
picked from Education Service Commission Offices, 1st Floor Farmers House on
Parliamentary Avenue, Kampala, Ministry of Education & Sports Headquarters,
Kampala and District Service Commission Offices, or can be downloaded from the
ESC website, download
here
. Hand written applications are also acceptable.
The complete applications
should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified
against the post. Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates
and transcripts and any relevant document(s) plus three recent passport size
photographs on each of the application forms. Serving officers must route their
applications through their Head of Institution, who should be advised on the
closing date to ensure submission within the deadline.
Deadline: 2nd February, 2015
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