Deputy Head Teacher – Academics -Watoto Child Care Ministries

Job Title:       Deputy Head Teacher-
Organization: Watoto
Child Care Ministries
Duty Station: 
Watoto Children’s Village, Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Watoto Child Care
Ministries is a ministry of Watoto Church that rescues vulnerable children and
restores dignity to them by providing holistically for their physical,
spiritual and emotional needs. Watoto has operations in Kampala, Wakiso, Mpigi
and Gulu.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Academics &
  • Design, implement, manage and evaluate academic time tables and
  • Ensure internal and external curricula reforms are adhered to and
    supported throughout the school
  • Coordinate all external and internal examinations for the schools
    through the internal and external examination bodies.
  • Supervise heads of departments to ensure quality delivery of
    teaching and efficient assessment of learners according to set standards.
  • Coordinate activities of the academic board as chair person
  • Encourage a culture of creativity and innovation in the schools and
    ensure that ICT intergration is included in the teaching and learning
  • Draw and implement an efficient support supervsion program for the
    teaching team.
  • Ensure that all teaching tools and materials are updated at all
  • Oversee, supervise and report on library and laboratory usage and
Monitoring and
  • Monitor and evaluate the quality of teaching and learning to
    determine improvement strategies for effective learning
  • Monitor, track and evaluate academic standards and progress to
    ensure continuous improvement
  • Compile academic activity reports with recommendations in line with
    set targets and workplan
Growth and
  • Identify professional development needs and gaps and make
    recommendations to head teacher
  • Design and implement in-house training modules to address specific
    contexualised school needs
  • Ensure that there is efficient functioning of peer learning
  • Identify, mentor and groom potential heads of departments
Record keeping and
  • Maintain comprehensive academic records for all students and
  • Manage the academic fields of the Watoto schools information
    management system.
  • Coordinate sufficient and timely supply of teaching materials and
  • Support total stewardship of all learning material, equipment and
  • Planning and carrying out classroom instruction
  • Assessment and evaluation of learners
Key Results
  • Academic timetable and school programs in place
  • Smooth and efficient examination procedures and processes in place
  • Academic board fully constituted and functional
  • Evidence of creativity, innovation and ICT integration is in place
  • Supervision program developed and functional
  • Record of teaching tools and materials available
  • Logs and reports on monthly school activities
  • Timely reports
  • Training plan and modules in place
  • Evidence of heads of department groomed and mentored
  • Efficient and effective WSIMS
  • Records for learning materials, equipment and infrastructure
  • Teaching file
  • Assessment records
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The ideal candidate
for the Watoto Child Care Ministries Deputy Head Teacher- Academics job
opportunity should have related qualifications
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates within the Watoto Education Directorate can
apply by clicking on the link below.
Deadline: 17th October 2019.
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