Principal – Uganda Technical College Employment Opportunity – Education Service Commission (ESC)

Organization: Education Service Commission (ESC)
Duty Station: Lira,
Ref. No.: 
HRM 48/185/01 Vol. 66 (16)
Reports to: Commissioner/BTVET
About US:
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: 
  • Ensure proper accountability of all institution resources;
  • Ensure the effective and efficient performance of both academic and
    administrative functions of the institution;
  • Ensure that research work is done and appropriately disseminated;
  • Ensure the periodic review of the institution’s curricula and
  • Initiate and prepare development and work plans for the institution;
  • Perform public relations functions for the institution; Secretary to
    the (Governing Council)/Board of Governors;
  • Responsible for admissions in conformity with approved policies;
  • Responsible for curriculum management and implementation;
  • Responsible for staff appraisals including, compiling and submitting
    annual performance reports;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in any Engineering or
    related field;
  • A Certificate or Diploma in Technical Teacher Education (CTTE/DTTE);
  • A Minimum of 12 years teaching experience, 3 of which should have
    been at the level of Deputy Principal;
  • Must have at least one teaching specialty;
  • Must be registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports;
  • Registration with a Technological/Engineering Profession body is an
    added advantage.
How to Apply:
Applications are
invited from suitably qualified persons to fill administrative posts for the
Centers of Excellence under the Uganda Skills Development Project and Albertine
Regional Sustainable Development Project in the Ministry of Education and
Sports. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Education Service
Commission form 3 (1998)  to the
Secretary, Education Service Commission, and P.O. Box 7196, Kampala.
The application
forms are obtainable from the Education Service Commission Offices 1st floor
Farmers’ House, Parliament Avenue Kampala, Ministry of Education and Sports
Headquarters and District Service Commission offices.
Applications should
bear the preferred institution, title of the post as well as the reference number
specified against the vacancy. Applicants should attach all the necessary
supporting documents and recent passport size photographs. Only qualifications
from recognized institutions will be considered. Serving officers MUST route
their applications through their Heads of Institutions/Departments, who should
be advised of the closing date to avoid delay. Applications that are not
properly routed will not be considered.
Deadline: 23rd April 2019.
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