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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Deputy Principal Job at Bbira Vocational Training Institute - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Deputy Principal 

Jobs at:
Bbira Vocational Training Institute 

Deadline of this Job:
19th October 2018 

Duty Station:

Date Posted: 1st October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


Bbira Vocational Training Institute is a Church of Uganda founded skills training institution affiliated to the Directorate of Household and Community Transformation. It is located in Nakabugo Village off Bulaga Trading Centre, 9 miles on Kampala – Mityana highway.
The institute seeks to recruit suitable persons for the position below:

Post: Deputy Principal
Reporting to: Principal

Job purpose:
  • To assist the Principal in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Institute by providing technical leadership and guidance in the implementation of the academic curriculum and administrative programs.
  • Be in charge of staff and student welfare
Core duties:
  • Implement, monitor and evaluate the curriculum and academic programs.
  • Prepare schemes of work/lesson plans, practicals, experiments, and teach trainees according to the set timetables.
  • Coordinate all curricula and co-curricular activities and other Institute programs.
  • Attend to administration and management matters of the Institute
  • Be in charge of staff and student welfare
  • Be a minute secretary to the Parents Teachers Association meetings
  • Chair assigned staff related meetings
  • Oversee the procurement function of the institute
  • Participate in education sector reforms related to BTVET training
  • Ensure proper maintenance of records, material resources, facilities and information services for effi cient accountability.
  • Attend to any other duties as maybe assigned by your supervisors
Qualifications, experience and skills required:
  • At least a fi rst degree in Technical Teacher Education or Engineering (Mechanical/Electrical/Civil). Additional qualifi cation in Technical Teacher Education (DTTE/CTTE) or Vocational Instructor Training is a must for persons with fi rst degrees in Engineering.
  • Must be registered as Technical Education Teacher/Vocational Instructor and have UTS/File number with MoESTS.
  • At least 5 years working experience in a Technical/Vocational Training Institution, 2 of which should have been at middle management level (Director of Studies/Dean, Head of Dept. /Section).

Required skills and person specifications
  • Visionary, innovative and self-driven
  • Clear understanding of Vocational School management
  • Excellent management skills especially in the areas of fi nance and human resource
  • Excellent teaching skills
  • Innovative skills
  • Business management skills
  • Independent decision making skills
  • Team working skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confi dentiality
  • Ability to work with minimal or no supervision
  • Computer literate
  • Preferred age bracket is 30 – 45 years
  • Visionary and self-driven
Job application procedure
Applications along with most recent CVs with three references, certified copies of relevant academic testimonials, recommendation letter from Parish Priest and a day time contact should be submitted to the address below not later than October 19th 2018. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Church of Uganda is an equal opportunity employer.
The Board of Governors
Bbira Vocational Training Institute
P. O. Box 6551, Kampala – Uganda