Senior Education Officer, Guidance and Counselling Job Placement – Education Service Commission (ESC)

Organization: Education
Service Commission (ESC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Ref. No.: HRM 48/185/01
Vol. 31 (46)
Reports to: Principal
Education Officer, Guidance and Counselling
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: 
Provide technical support and guidance in the
designing, development and dissemination of career guidance materials and
programmes for teachers, instructors and learners in Schools and Training Institutions;
Work closely with technical departments and agencies
on the placement of students into Secondary, PTCs and BTVET Institutions;
Regularly monitor enrolment of students in senior
one, senior five and year one for BTVET Institutions in collaboration with the
relevant stakeholders;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the
relevant authority.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should hold an Honours Bachelor’s
Degree in Counselling and Guidance or an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Education
and a Post Graduate Diploma Counselling and Guidance from a recognized University
or Training Institution.
Registered as a teacher with the Ministry of
Education, Science, Technology and Sports
A minimum of three years’ experience at Officer
Possession of a postgraduate qualification in
Education or Education Planning and Management from a recognized University or
Training Institution 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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