Job Title Assistant Commissioner, Primary Education

Ref. No. HRM 48/185/01 Vol. 83 (8)

Salary Scale UIE

No. of vacancies One (01)

Reports to Commissioner/Basic Education

Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide management support to the head of department;

• Identify gaps in Primary Education and ensure efficient preparation and delivery of related forward programmes;

• Plan, manage and implement programmes of the directorate and provide the accountability according to planned outputs and targets;

• Provide a monitoring system that collates inputs from regions and the Centre to ensure proper reporting on education quality and standards at all at all levels:

Responsible for following the set standards education policies to ensure quality on the status nationally;

• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the relevant authority.

Qualifications and Work experience

• A Master’s Degree in Education or Education Management/Education Planning from a recognized University;

• A Bachelor’s degree in Primary Education OR a bachelor’s degree plus a
Postgraduate Diploma in Education;

• Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports.

• At least nine (9) years’ work experience, three (3) of which should have been at the level of Principal Education Officer.

Application process

Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Education Service Commission form 3 (1998) to the Secretary, Education Service Commission, P.O.BOX 7196, Kampala not later than 19th, February 2021.

The BC Form 3 (1998) is obtainable from the Ministry of Education and Sports Headquarters or District Service Commission offices & the Commission Website:

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number
specified against the vacancy. Applicants should attach copies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts plus three recent passport size photographs. Serving Officers should attach copies of appointment, confirmation letters and recent pay slips.

Qualifications from only recognized institutions will be considered.

Serving Public officers MUST route their applications through their Heads of Institutions/Departments, who should be advised of the closing date to avoid delays.

Applications that are not properly routed will not be considered.

For all posts, qualified women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

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