75 Headteachers at Ministry of Education and Sports

December 4, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant posts in the Ministry of Education and Sports in Directorate of Education Standards Department, Government Secondary Education and Ministry of Education and Sports Headquarters.
Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Education Service Commission form 3 (1998) to the Secretary, Education Service Commission, P. 0. BOx 7196, Kampala not later than 14th December, 2023.

The ESC Application Form 3 (1998) and Summary Form is obtainable from the Education Service Commission Website: www.esc.go.ug .


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


Applicants should attach photocopies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts, National ID plus a recent passport size photograph on each application Form.

Serving Officers should attach copies of letters of appointment and confirmation and recent pay slips. Only Qualifications from recognized institutions will be considered.

Serving officers MUST route their applications through their Heads of Institutions/Departments, who should be advised on 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.

Please note that receiving of the application forms will start on 4th December, 2023 and end on 14th December, 2023 from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day excluding weekends at the KCCA City Hall Gardens, Kampala

All Services from the Education Service Commission are Free of Charge.



Salary Scale : U1E
Ref : HRM 48/185/01 (120) (3)
No. of vacancies : 75 (Seventy-Five)
Reports to : Commissioner, Government Secondary Schools

Duties / Responsibilities
In charge of overall administration and management of the school;
• Plans for physical development of the School and Professional development of the 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 of Governors;
• Co-ordinates the functions of the Board of Governors and accounts to them and the Ministry of Education and Sports;
• Supervises and appraises all the employees of the school;
• Directs 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 from a recognized University/Institution.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Bachelor’s Degree plus a post graduate Diploma in Education from a recognized University/ Institution.
• 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.
• Registered as a Graduate Teacher with the Ministry of Education and Sports.