Assistant Commissioner, Pre-Primary Education Employment Placement – Education Service Commission (ESC)

Organization: Education
Service Commission (ESC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Ref. No.: HRM 48/185/01
Vol. 31 (35)
Reports to: Commissioner,
Pre-Primary and Primary Education
About ESC:
The Education
Service Commission (ESC) 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: 
Initiate and formulate appropriate policies, plans
and guidelines for primary education in collaboration with relevant
Offer timely technical direction, support and
guidance to Education Managers on matters pertaining to the effective
management of primary schools;
Maintain an updated register of all Pre-Primary schools
in the Country;
Actively monitor and evaluate the implementation of
plans and programmes for the development and promotion of Pre- Primary
Education in the Country;
Prepare work plans and budgets for the Pre- Primary
Education Division and submit them for consideration by the relevant
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Commissioner,
Pre-Primary and Primary Education.
Qualifications, Skills and
The incumbent should preferably hold a Master’s
Degree in Education or Education Planning and Management from a recognized
University or Training Institution.
Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Primary or
Teacher Education from a recognized University or Training Institution.
Registered as a teacher with the Ministry of
Education, Science, Technology and Sports.
A minimum of nine (9) years working experience,
three (3) of which should have been at Principal Officer Level.
Additional qualification in Pre-Primary Education is
an added advantage.
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
. 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 certified copies 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 / Department,
who should be advised on the closing date to ensure submission within the
Deadline: 19th October, 2015

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