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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Director Education Services Job at Church of the Province of Uganda (COU) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Director Education Services

Jobs at:
Church of the Province of Uganda (COU)

Deadline of this Job:
31st July, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Provincial Secretary

The Church of Uganda is a Jesus-loving, Bible-believing, Spirit-filled Anglican Church engaged in the mission of Jesus Christ in today’s world. The Church of Uganda is governed by the Provincial Assembly.
Job Summary: The Director Education Services will be responsible for strategic planning, development and implementation of education programmes in CoU. The incumbent will also coordinate education services in the Province, network and support improved education delivery. The jobholder will also ensure the mission and interests of the Church in Education in her founded Education institutions are met. The incumbent will enhance theological education and ministerial formation in CoU Play an advisory role to the Diocesan Education Coordinators and Heads of CoU Education Institutions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  •  Strategic planning / guidance and policy development / implementation of the Education sector
  • Manage educational programs in CoU
  • Partnership(s) building, networking and advocacy
  • Ensure proper financial management for education sector
  • Responsible for Human Resource development in CoU
  • Regularly remind the Church of its roles and obligation in education as well as keeping her updated on educational developments in the country
  • Child support: Solicit scholarships and ensure equitable distribution across the province
  • Be the secretary to the Provincial Education Board and Commissions
  • Other related duties as maybe assigned from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Education, Planning and Management / Human Resource or Theology, B. Education / BA Education / Bsc Education, Bachelor of Theology or Education Planning and any other relevant qualification with a PGD in education
  • A minimum of ten years of relevant work experience in the respective sector and with at least five years at managerial level
  • Previous experience in curriculum development
  • Prior exposure and experience in teaching, training and educational planning
  • Strong facilitation and group leadership skills
  • Experience working with the youth, schools, business, elected and government officials, interfaith, and/or community groups
  • Previous experience in development and imparting of knowledge and skills to others
  • Good budget development and monitoring skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Strategic planning skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and English communication skills (oral & written)
  • Strong leadership/management and supervisory skills
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High degree of integrity
  • Good team player
  • Practising & committed to the values and faith of Coll
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced & large organisation.
  • Strong financial and innovative skills.
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications along with most recent CVs and three references, copies of relevant academic testimonials, recommendation from Parish Priest and a day time contact should be submitted to the address below. Please clearly indicate the post you are applying for on the envelope.
Address to:
The Provincial Secretary,
The Church of the Province of Uganda,
P.O. Box 14123 Kampala – Uganda