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Friday, April 6, 2018

Assistant Commissioner/Special Needs Education Job at Education Service Commission - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Assistant Commissioner/Special Needs Education

Jobs at: 
Education Service Commission

Deadline of this Job:
Not Later Than 20th April 2018

Duty Station:

Post: Assistant Commissioner/Special Needs Education
Ref: HRM 48/185/01 Vol. 47(02)
Salary Scale: U1E
No. of Posts: 01
Reports to: Commissioner/Special Needs Eduction

Duties and Responsibilities ’
  • Guide the formulation of appropriate policies, plans, guidelines and technical advice on Special Needs and Inclusive Education;
  • Provide technical support and guidance on the implementation of policies, plans and guidelines on provision of Special Needs and inclusive Education in Schools and Training Institutions; 2
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of special needs 2 s education policies, plans and programmes in schools and all other education and training institutions;
  • Render advice on organization, management of curriculum in a context of special needs education and training;
  • Advise Local Government and schools regarding resources, 2 infrastructure and equipment rquired for learners with special a educational needs;
  • Prepare and submit reports in respect of special needs and s inclusive education for specific special needs/disabilities to the relevant authorities;
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the relevant authority.
Qualifications and Working experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Special Needs Education or Bachelor's degree plus Postgraduate Diploma in Special Needs Education from a recognized University/ Training institution;
  • A Masters degree in Special Needs Education is an added advantage; 2
  • Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports;
  •  At least nine (9) years working experience, three (3) of which 2 should have been at Principal Officer Level in the area of Special Needs.
Job application procedure
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the posts that have fallen vacant in the Ministry of Education & Sports and Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Training institutions.
Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Education Service Commission (ESC) Form 3 (1998), to the Secretary, Education Service Commission, P. O. Box 7196 Kampala NOT LATER THAN 20TH APRIL 2018. The ESC Form 3 (1998) is obtainable from Education Service Commission 1st Floor Farmers House, Parliamentary Avenue, Kampala or Ministry Of Education and Sports Kampala or District Service Commission Offices.
Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the vacancy. Applicants should attach photocopies of their academic certificates and ‘transcripts plus recent passport size photographs and any other relevant documents to each copy of the application forms. Serving Officers must route their applications through their Head of Department or School, who should be advised on the closing date to ensure submission within the deadline.