Director Job Opportunity – Education Service Commission

Job Title:     Director
Organization: Education
Service Commission
Duty Station: Directorate of Education Standards, Kampala,
Ref. No.: HRM 48/185/01
Vol. 31 (30)
Reports to: Permanent
About ESC:
The Education
Service Commission 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:  
Overall head of the Directorate of education
Oversee and provide leadership in inspectorate work
of Education Standards and ensure efficient preparation and delivery of related
forward programmes;
Offer timely technical support and advice to the
Management Team of the Ministry on matters of education standards;
Develop and maintain an inspection system that
collates inputs from regions and the centre to ensure proper reporting on
education quality and standards at all levels;
Set and define standards in provision and inspection
of education standards to ensure quality and report to Government and other
stakeholders on the status nationally;
Build and maintain sustainable relationships with
the relevant bodies such as UNEB, NCDC, ESC, NCHE, for the betterment of
Education Standards;
Monitor and evaluate curriculum implementation, use
of instructional materials, assessment tools and systems, and recommend areas
of improvement;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the
relevant authority
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
The ideal candidate for the Director vacancy must
hold a Master’s Degree in Education or Education Planning and Management from a
recognized University or Training Institution.
Be registered as a teacher with the Ministry of
Education, Science, Technology and Sports.
A minimum of fifteen (15) years’ working experience,
three (3) of which should have been at Commissioner Level in the Education and
Training field.
How to Apply:
All candidates
are encouraged to fill in applications in triplicate and submit them to the Secretary,
Education Service Commission P.O. Box 7196, Kampala, Uganda. The forms can be
picked from Education Service Commission Offices, 1st Floor Farmers House on
Parliamentary Avenue, Kampala, Ministry of Education & Sports Headquarters,
Kampala and District Service Commission Offices, or can be downloaded from the
ESC website, download
. Hand written applications are also acceptable.
The complete
applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number
specified against the post. Applicants should attach certified copies of their
certificates and transcripts and any relevant document(s) plus three recent
passport size photographs on each of the application forms. Serving officers
must route their applications through their Head of Institution / Department,
who should be advised on the closing date to ensure submission within the
Deadline: 19th October, 2015
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