Commissioner Job Career in Uganda at Education Service Commission

Vacancies: 1
Education Service Commission
Ref: HRM 70/185/
Salary Scale: UISE
Reports to: Permanent Secretary
Purpose of the Job: To coordinate and provide professional leadership, technical guidance and direction in formulation and implementation of policies, strategies, plans and programmes.

Qualifications and Work Experience
·         An Honours’ Degree in Education or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
·         A Masters’ Degree in Guidance and Counselling, Psychology or Social Work from a recognized Institution.
·         10 years work experience, 3 of which must have been at the level of Assistant
·         Commissioner in an organization providing related services, or working as a Head of an Education and Training Institution or Rehabilitation Facility.
·         Post Graduate qualification in Education Management is an added advantage.
Main Duties/Responsibilities
·         Initiate and formulate appropriate policies, plans and guidelines on provision of guidance, counselling and social work in education and training institutions;
·         Monitor and evaluate the implementation of policies, plans and programmes for guidance, counselling and social work in collaboration with relevant stakeholders;
·         Establish strategic and collaboration linkages and mechanisms with relevant Departments and Agencies both National and International to develop and promote guidance, counselling and psychosocial support in education and training institutions;
·         Coordinate issues of HIV/AIDS and other diseases, and other efforts aimed at effective management of gender mainstreaming prevention and control measures and related activities within the education Sector;
·         Initiate and develop strategies and guidelines to prevent and /or mitigate crises in Education and Training Institutions in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
·         Coordinate the preparation and submission of work plans and budgets and accountabilities for the staff, resources and equipment of the Department.
·         Any other duties as may be assigned by the relevant authority.
How to Apply
Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Education Service Commission Form 3 (1998) to the Secretary, Education Service Commission, P. O. Box 7196, Kampala to be received not later than …………

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 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. Qualifications from only 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.
Applicants from outside the Public Service should not be more than 50 years of age.
For all posts, qualified women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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