Senior Education Officer, Special Needs Education Vacancies – Education Service Commission (ESC)

Organization: Education
Service Commission (ESC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Ref. No.: HRM 48/185/01
Vol. 31 (49)
Reports to: Principal
Education Officer, Special Needs 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: 
·        
Offer technical support and guidance on the implementation
of policies,           plans   and guidelines on the provision of Special
Needs Education in Schools and Training Institutions;
·        
Actively participate in the development and
dissemination of instruction and other materials for teachers/ instructors and
learners for Special Needs education;
·        
Work closely with relevant Departments, Agencies and
other stakeholders on the development and promotion of Special Needs Education
and Training in the Country;
·        
Actively participate in the preparation reports in
respect of Special Needs Education and Training at the Local Government and
National levels;
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned, by the
relevant authority.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should hold an Honours Bachelor’s Degree
in Special Needs Education and Training or an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in
Education and a Post Graduate Diploma in Special Needs Education and Training
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
Level.
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 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.
Deadline: 19th October, 2015

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