Job Title: Commissioner/Physical Education and Sports

Ref. No.: HRM 48/185/01 Vol. 83 (3)

Salary Scale: UISE

No. of vacancies: One (01)

Reports to : Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education and Sports

Duties and Responsibilities:

To provide overall management and leadership to the Department;

• Ensure preparation of recurrent and development budget for the department;

• Advises on the formulation of policies and guidelines in respect of Physical Education and Sports;

• Oversees the management of sports development programmes country

• Advises, guides, monitors and evaluates the implementation of policies,
laws, plans and guidelines on physical Education and Sports development.

• Develops strategy for the development of Physical Education and Sports.

• Advises on the curriculum, staffing, financing and Equipping of Schools,
and tertiary institutions as regards to Physical Education and Sports.

• Advises on the organization and management of sports development

• Liaises with relevant departments, agencies, and organisations on the
administration of sports development programmes.

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

Qualifications and Work Experience:

• Master’s Degree in Education/Education Management/Education Planning
from a recognized university or training institution;

• An Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Education or an Honors Bachelor’s Degree
plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from a recognized University or

• Registered as a teacher with the Ministry of Education and Sports.

• At least twelve (12) years’ work experience, three (3) of which should have
been at the level of Assistant Commissioner in Government.

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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