Principal Education Officer Career Opportunity at ESC Uganda

Job Title:                Principal Education Officer (Health Tutors Education and Training), Uganda
Ref:                            HRM 70/185/
Salary Scale:         U2
Reports to:             Assistant Commissioner (Technical Instructor/ Health Tutors, Education and Training)
Job purpose:  To provide technical support, support supervision and guidance to Health Tutor Education and Training Institutions in the implementation of Government policies, regulations, strategies, plans and programmes.
Qualifications and Work Experience
·         M.B.Ch.B or their equivalent from a recognised University/Institution.
·         Post graduate Diploma in management of health training or health services management organisations.
·         A Post Graduate Qualification in the relevant Vocational/ Technical discipline with a bias to vocational training pedagogy or Competence Based Education and Training (CBET) or equivalent qualification from a recognised University/Institution.
·         Must be registered and licensed with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.
·         Working experience of 6 years 4 of which must have been at Senior Lecturer or Principal Instructor or equivalent level of teaching in a post primary Technical/ Vocational education and training institution.
Duties/Responsibilities
·         Participate in the development, formulation and revision of policies, plans, programmes, strategies and guidelines for the education, training and development of Health Tutors in the Country;
·         Participate in the monitoring and evaluation of the  implementation of the policies, strategies, plans and programmes for the education, training and development of Health Tutors in the country;
·         Participate in designing, development and regular revision of the Health Tutors’ Education and Training curriculum and assessment in liaison with the relevant departments, Agencies and other stakeholders;
·         Advocate for, identify and analyze staff development needs and  Government intervention For Health Tutors’ Education and Training Institutions;
·         Participate in the admissions of candidates to Health Tutor Colleges and participate in the follow-up verification of the admissions;
·         Represent the Department on the Management Council of the Health Tutors College and periodically brief the Assistant Commissioner accordingly;
·         Scrutinize submissions by Health Tutors Colleges, consolidate the submissions and present an annual report to the relevant authorities;
·         Collect data and up-to-date the data bank and information management and communication system about the Health Tutor Colleges, their staffing levels, student enrolment, infrastructure development etc  in line with the EMIS procedures;
·         Participate in the preparation of budgets, work plans and performance reports of the Division.
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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