Job Title: Commissioner/Private Schools and Institutions

Ref. No.: HRM 48/185/01 Vol. 83 (2)

Salary Scale: U1SE

No. of vacancies: One (01)

Reports to: Director/Basic and Secondary Education

Duties and Responsibilities

• Participate in formulating appropriate policies, plans and guidelines for
effective management of private schools and institutions within the SubSector;

• Participate in the review; developments and implementation of guidelines
to ensure effective formation, management and performance of Boards of
Governors’ and students’ councils in private schools and institutions;

• Participate in capacity building initiatives for managers and technical staff
in the private schools and institutions;

• Participates in selection of students for Senior 1 and Senior 5 levels for
secondary schools and certificate courses for training institutions;

• Participate in monitoring and evaluation of Government policies, plans and
programmes on the performance of private schools and institutions in
collaboration with relevant technical departments and stakeholders;

• Develop guidelines to ensure sound but affordable 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 takes follow-up action on proceedings of Boards of Governors’!
Management Boards’ meetings in private schools and institutions;

• Prepare work plans and budgets for the Division and submit them for
consideration by the relevant authorities;

• Follows up on legal matters in private schools and institutions.

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 Education and Training area.

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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