Job Title: Commissioner/Teacher Education Standards

Ref. No.: HRM 48/185/01 Vol. 83 (4)

No. of vacancies: One (01)

Salary Scale: U1SE

Reports to: Director/Education Standards

Duties and Responsibilities

• Coordinate and provide leadership in inspectorate work of education
standards and ensure efficient preparation of related programmes:

• Provide technical support and advice to the management team of ministry
matters of education standards;

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

• Develop and maintain an inspection system that collates inputs from regions
and the Centre to ensure proper reporting on education and standards at all

• Set and define standards in provision and inspect of education standards to
ensure and report to government and other stakeholders on the status

• Promote quality improvement in education service provision through
encouragement of good practice development of quality indicators to
ensure consistence of inspection and reporting as a basis for national targets
for national education standards.

• Apply immediate sanctions where are serious digression of expected
standards or provision in collaboration with ESC and other stakeholders.

Minimum qualifications and experience:

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

• An Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Education or relevant Bachelor’s degree
plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from a recognized university or
training institution;

• Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports;

A Qualification in Education inspection will be an added advantage;

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

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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