Curriculum Specialist Physics- Secondary Job Position – National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC)

Organisation: National
Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head of
Secondary Department
About NCDC:
National Curriculum Development
Centre is a corporate body under the Ministry of Education and Sports. It is
responsible for inter-alliance development of curricula and related materials
for various level of education (i.e. Pre-Primary, Primary, Secondary and
Tertiary), organising capacity building courses for stakeholders on curricula
and matters related to curriculum development.
Job Summary:   The
Curriculum Specialist will develop the Physics- Secondary curriculum and
curriculum related materials.    
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent initiates and develops ideas on curricular reforms.
  • Responsible
    for developing and preparing subject syllabi, teachers’ manuals, texts and
    other related curriculum materials.
  • Organizes
    and conducts writing workshops.
  • Writes,
    coordinates and edits curriculum units developed by the panel and other
  • Organizes
    and conducts orientation courses for teachers.
  • In
    charge of popularizing education in the relevant subject.
  • Services
    the subject panel by planning and convening meetings, preparing working
    papers and furnishing the necessary data and relevant research reports.
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Curriculum Specialist should preferably hold a Masters of Science in
    Physics.  The incumbent must also
    hold a Bachelor of  Education –
    Science (with Physics as a teaching subject) or Bachelor of Science with
    Education (with Physics as  a
    teaching subject) or Bachelor of Science with  Physics as one of the subjects and
    a  Diploma in Education
  • A
    minimum of five or more years of teaching experience in a recognized
  • Computer
    literacy skills
Age: 25-50 years
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged
to send their applications by with six (6) copies of: the application letter
indicating three (3) referees, a detailed CV, photocopies of certificates and
academic transcripts should be submitted to: The Secretary, NCDC Governing
Council, P.O. Box 7002, Kampala. Uganda.
E-mail to:
Deadline: 3rd August, 2015
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