Principal Education Officer, Private Schools and Institutions- Policy Job – Education Service Commission (ESC)

Organization: Education
Service Commission (ESC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Ref. No.: HRM 48/185/01
Vol. 31 (40)
Reports to: Assistant
Commissioner, Private Schools and Institutions- Policy and Regulation
About ESC:
The Education
Service Commission (ESC) 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 be tasked with developing guidelines
on staff and students’ welfare, discipline as well as fees payable by students;
Prepare and submit technical reports in respect of
private schools and institutions to the relevant authorities;
Study and make follow-up action on proceedings of
Boards of Governors’/ Management Boards’ meetings in private schools and
Expeditiously follow up on legal matters in respect
to private schools and institutions.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the
Assistant Commissioner, Private Schools and Institutions- Policy and Regulation
Qualifications, Skills and
The prospective ESC employee 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 years’ experience, three (3) of
which should have been at Senior Officer Level in the field of Education and
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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