Principal Education/ Vocational Education Job Placement - Education Service Commission (ESC)

Organization: Education Service Commission (ESC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Ref. No.:  HRM 48/185/01 (41) (28)
Reports to: Assistant Commissioner/ Vocational Education

About US:
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.”

Job Summary: The Principal Education/ Vocational Education will provide technical support to education and training institutions on matters of policy and regulations

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Guide on development of an operational Policy framework, strategies and guidelines for vocationalisation of Education at all levels;
  • Co-ordinate, initiate and liaise with National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) in the development of vocational curricula;
  • Co-ordinate, initiate and liaise with National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) in the development of vocational curricula;
  • Initiate and co-ordinate development of vocational training policies and programmes;
  • Work closely with specialised agencies and bodies for the designing and development of training programmes and management of vocational Education, in specialised training institutions;
  • Render support in establishing and maintaining of linkages with the Private Sector and other stakeholders in the vocationalisation of Education;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education/ Vocational or Technical or Health related field;
  • Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Management or Technical related field;
  • Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports or relevant Professional Body;
  • A minimum of six (6) years working experience, three (3) of which should have been at the level of Senior Officer in the field of Education.

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 here.

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.

Deadline: 14th July 2017

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