Principal Education Officer, Government Aided Secondary Schools Job Opportunity – Education Service Commission

Organization: Education
Service Commission
Duty Station: Kampala,
Ref. No.: HRM 48/185/01
Vol. 31 (44)
Reports to: Assistant
Commissioner, Government Aided Secondary Schools
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: 
The incumbent will prepare and submit technical
reports in respect of Government Aided Secondary Schools to the relevant
Prepare guidelines and support in the formation and
capacity building initiatives for members of Boards of Governors (BOG) and
technical committees in Government Aided Secondary Schools;
Study and take follow-up action on proceedings and
resolutions of Boards of Governors’ and technical committee meeting in
Government Aided Secondary Schools;
Actively participate in the development of plans and
strategies on efficient and effective staff deployment and training in Government
Aided Secondary Schools;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the
relevant authority.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold an Honours Bachelor’s Degree
in Education from a recognized University or Training Institution;
Registered as a teacher with the Ministry of
Education, Science, Technology and Sports
A minimum of six (6) years working experience, three
(3) of which should have been at Senior Officer Level in the field of Education
and Training.
Possession of a Postgraduate qualification in
Education or Education Planning and Management from a recognized University or
Training Institution is an added advantage.
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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