9 Deputy Headteacher Jobs – PEAS (Promoting Equality in African Schools)

Job Title:   Deputy Head Teacher (9 Jobs)   

Organisation: PEAS (Promoting Equality in African Schools)

Duty Station:  Kumi, Buloba-Kampala, Mpigi, Ngora, Ibanda , Mitooma, Ntungamo, Fortportal, and Kapelebyong, Uganda

Reports to: Head Teacher


About US:

PEAS (Promoting Equality in African Schools) is social enterprise with a mission to ‘expand access to sustainably delivered, quality secondary education across Africa’. PEAS establishes and operates affordable secondary schools in Uganda and Zambia in areas where access to quality secondary education is limited due to cost and geographical barriers. PEAS launched an ambitious strategy in 2021, aimed at expanding Access to Quality education, ensure schools are Sustainable and invest in systems strengthening. With over 30 secondary schools in Uganda educating over 13,500 students, 40 staff at the Country Office and 900 staff working in the network schools, PEAS intends to recruit for various positions across the network as follows:


Job Title:       Deputy Head Teacher (09) Vacancies


Job Summary:  The Deputy Head Teacher will deputize the Head Teacher. In collaboration with Head teacher, provide effective, dynamic, and inspirational leadership to enable PEAS school to fulfill its agreed Education outcomes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Education Management

  • To drive high performance expectations for Heads of Departments and class teachers.
  • Promote a culture of caring and trust among PEAS School staff, setting the tone for respectful interaction with students, and demonstrating a willingness to change practices in the light of new understandings.
  • Support Head Teacher in establishing a school structure that promotes participative decision making, supporting delegation and distributive leadership.
  • Assume responsibility for setting teacher specific subject targets across all classes.
  • Drive continuous use of School Information system, and utilization of school data to inform planning and learning interventions.
  • Lead staff in reflective meetings and review of performance progress towards set targets.
  • Facilitates opportunities for staff to learn from each other and teams.
  • Prepare academic plans, schedules, and program for the school.
  • Organizes and assists in the management and implementation of the curriculum.
  • Ensures there is integrity of internal and external exams through good administration and supervision


  • Develops and maintains active and productive relationships with PEAS National Office, Board members (BOG), PTA and School Administration.
  • Direct Line Management of Heads of Department and Teachers; including performance targets and appraisals.
  • Communicating and justifying to staff compliance expectations with all applicable government regulations and policies, as well as PEAS’ own policies.

Finance Management

  • Jointly accountable for school budget and expenditure budget with the Head-teacher.
  • Collates and prioritizes departmental resource requirements and to work with the Head Teacher to requisition and procure necessary materials cost-effectively from reputable suppliers.
  • Provide oversight guidance to the school procurement committee


  • Works with the PEAS Country Office, Board of Governor, Parents – Teachers Association and the Head Teacher to develop strategies to initiate and meet strategic and ambitious school goals.
  • Assists the Director with recommending and researching potential new members teaching and non-teaching staff.
  • Enforce positive school discipline
  • Execute any other duty assigned by a relevant authority


Who we are looking for: No matter the role, we are looking for people who believe in what we do and how we do it; is passionate about transforming lives through education and aligned to our values.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Education from a recognized University / Institution
  • Registered as a Graduate Teacher with the Ministry of Education and Sports.
  • A minimum of (3) years teaching experience in a Secondary School, of which should be 3 at the level of a substantive leadership role.

Skills & Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work under pressure/ to deadline
  • Confidence and maturity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with all classes of people, students & parents
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Strong team player

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates should apply at the link below.


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Deadline: 15th May 2022 by 5pm EAT.


NB: PEAS is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its recruitment practices and, to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. PEAS is committed to the protection of children, and we do not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children.


Detailed Job descriptions can be downloaded from PEAS website: www.peas.org.uk


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