Headteacher (54 Positions) – Education Service Commission

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Salary& Scale : U1E

Ref. : HRM 48/185/01 Vol 88 (28)

Vacancies 54 (Fifty-Four)

Reports to Commissioner Government Secondary Schools

Duties and Responsibilities

• In charge of overall administration and management of the school.
• Plans: for physical development of the School and Professional development of staff;
• Plans, organizes, directs and co-ordinates the teaching programmes and activities of staff and students:
• Ensures proper planning, budgeting and accountability for the school activities and resources in consultation with the Board Governors;
• Co-ordinates the functions of the Board of Governors and accounts to them and the Ministry of Education and Sports;
• Supervise and appraises all the employees of the School;
• Direcfs activities concerning student admissions, provision of supplies and welfare of students;
• Performs any other duty assigned by the relevant authority.

Qualifications and Working Experience

• A Master’s Degree in Education or Education Management or Education Planning and Management or a Master’s degree in any teaching subject or business Administration or Public administration or Management or Human Resource Management or religion, peace
and conflict Management.

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Bachelors Degree with relevant post graduate Diploma in Education from a recognized University / Institution.

• Registered as a Graduate Teacher with the Ministry of Education and Sports.

• A minimum of twelve (12) years teaching experience in a Government owned/ Aided Secondary School, three (3) of which should be at the level of a substantive Deputy Head Teacher

Application procedure

The Education Service Commission form 3 (1998) application forms, summary form and further details about this advertisement can be accessed from the Education Service Commission Website www.esc.go.ug filled in triplicate, addressed to the Secretary, Education Service Commission, P.O.BOX 7196, Kampala and submitted to any of the
designated receiving centres from 22nd November to 26th November 2021.

Please note that no Applications will be accepted after the closing date.

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the preferred post and subject.

Applicants should attach copies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts plus three recent passport size photographs.

Qualifications from only recognized institutions will be considered.

Serving Public officers MUST route their applications through their Heads of Institutions/Departments, who should be advked of the closing date to avoid delays and should attach photocopies of letters of appointment, confirmation and appointment on promotion (if any) and recent payslips.

Applications that are not properly routed will not be considered.

For all posts, qualified women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should apply for only one post as applying for more than one may lead to disqualification.


1. Nyakinama Seed 55, Kisoro District
2. Kebisoni Seed 55, Rukungiri District
3. Kigarama Seed 55, Sheema District
4 .Bukiro Seed 55, Mbarara District
5. Ruborogota Seed 55, Isingiro District
6. Kabeywa Seed SS, Kapchorwa District
7. Kamonkoli Seed SS, Budaka District
8. Aduk Seed SS, Kwania District
9. Panyagara Seed 55, Kotido District
10. Rupa Seed SS, Moroto District
11. Lorengecorwa Seed 33, Napak District SIEC
12. Lwebitakuli Seed 55, Sembabule District
13. Bukakata Seed 55, Masaka Districf
14. Nekemeya Memorial SS, Kalangala District
15. Wakiso Seed SS, Wakiso District
16. Afyaka Seed 55, Zombo District
17. Atego Seed SS, Nebbi Districf

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the applications will be received from the under listed centres:

Receiving Centres

Mbale Centre – Mbale Secondary School
Mbarara Centre – Mbarara High School
Aruc Centre – Mvara Secondary School
Soroti Centre – Soroti Secondary School
Jinja Centre – Jinja Secondary School
Gutu Centre – Gulu High School
Kampala Centre – Kololo Secondary School
Hoima Centre – Duhaga Secondary School


15TH _21 51November 2021- Applicants prepare their application forms and other documents.

22nd – 26th November 2021 – Applicants submit their Application Forms to the respective receiving centres from 8: OOam – 5 :OOpm


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