Deputy Head Teacher

at Amuru District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted April 15, 2019
Category Education
Currency UGX


Job Title - Deputy Head Teacher
Reports to - Head Teacher
Salary Scale - U5
Jo b Purpose
To direct, monitor and evaluate academic administration programs.
Duties and Responsibilities
i. To prepare schemes of work/lesson plans and teach students according to the set timetable;
ii. To assist the Head teacher in the overall administration and management of the school;
iii. To supervise the non-teaching and support staff;
iv. To ensure effective and efficient maintenance of records, material resources, facilities and
information services for efficient accountability;
v. To enforce discipline in the school;
vi. To organize and assist in the management and implementation of the curriculum;
vii. To oversee and co-ordinate the general environmental maintenance and renovations at the school;
viii.To act as the minute secretary of the Management Committee;
ix. To co-ordinate periodic reviews of the school curriculum;
x. To ensure integrity of internal and external exams administration and supervision;
xi. To prepare the academic plans, programmes and schedules ( time table) of the school; and
xii. To participate in the implementation of the Education Sector reforms related to primary education.


Guidance and counseling;
skills, Pedagogical skills;
Psychological skills;
Child development skills;
Good communication and interpersonal skills;
Computer literacy skills;
Curriculum Development;

Experience Requirements

Minimum of twelve years teaching experience as a qualified Primary teacher, three of which should have been at Senior Education Assistant level or two at Principal Education Assistant or five years at Senior level with administrative responsibilities such as Head of Department, or Co
curricular activities etc

Education Requirements

Minimum of a Diploma in Primary Education or the equivalent of this from recognized Institutions.
Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports
Must have attended at least three workshops/seminars and three short courses relevant to the profession.
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