Senior Education Officer Job Vacancy in Uganda

Vacancies: 1
Education Service Commission
Ref: HRM 70/185/
Salary Scale: U3
Reports to: Principal Education Officer (Inclusive Education)

Purpose of the Job: To provide technical support and guidance on issues affecting inclusive Education in the education sector.
Qualifications and Work Experience

·         An Honours’ Degree in Education and Training or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
·         A postgraduate qualification Training in Education Psychology or Sociology and social Work;
·         4 years work experience, 2 of which should have been at a level of officer level in a recognized or reputable teaching or education Institution;
·         Having an experience of 2 years in the teaching profession serving learners experiencing barriers to education will be an added advantage;
Main Duties/Responsibilities
·         Participate in the implementation of Non Formal Education especially for children experiencing trauma;
·         Provide advice on policy formulation in the education of learners in the conflict;
·         Monitor implementation of policy in children in conflict areas;
·         Advise districts on resource requirements for provision in the conflict areas;
·         Prepare and submit reports on Education in conflict and refuge areas;
·         Advise on organisation, management and curriculum in context of Non Formal Education (Complementary Opportunity for Primary Education (COPE);
·         Participate in the training of teachers and resource persons on the implementation of Non Formal Education (Complementary Opportunity for Primary Education(COPE);
·         Supervise and appraise Education officer Non formal Education.
·         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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