Education Officer (Special Needs) at Jinja District Local Government

Jinja District Administrative Area, Jinja, Uganda
negotiable Expired 4 years ago
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Job Title : Education Officer (Special Needs)
Salary Scale : U4
Reports to : Principal Inspector of schools
Job Purpose
To implement the special needs education policies, plans and programmes.

Key Outputs
i. Learners with special educational needs identified and enrolled;
ii. Work plans and Budgets prepared;
iii. Special needs education reports produced;
iv. Teachers of learners with special educational needs trained;
v. Supportive devices for children with special educational needs availed;
vi. Learners with unique special educational needs referred for further help;
vii. Communities mobilised and sensitised about the value of special needs education;
viii. Collaboration with key stakeholders coordinated;
ix. Counselling, guidance and Support supervision to teachers and school management committees of learners with special needs provided; and
x. Monitoring reports prepared.

Key Functions
i. Identifying and enrolling children with special educational needs into schools;
ii. Preparing work plans and budgets;
iii. Producing reports on special needs education;
iv. Training teachers of children with special educational needs;
v. Collaborating and coordinating with other stakeholders to acquire supportive devices for children with special educational needs;
vi. Referring learners with unique educational needs for further help;


Negotiation and mediation;
Planning, organizing and coordinating;
Guidance and counseling
Communication; and
Time management.

Education Requirements

Should hold an Honours Bachelors Degree with Education with a bias in Special Needs Education from a recognized university or institution.

Applying Instructions

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under mentioned vacant posts. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form 3 (2008) to the

Secretary District Service Commission,

P. O. Box 1551,


Application forms are obtainable from the District Service Commission Offices. Hand written applications with detailed CVs are also acceptable.Applications should bear the title of the post. Applicants should attach three sets of certified academic certificates and transcripts! testimonials plus three recent passport size photographs. Serving Officers should route their applications through their Heads of Departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid late submissions.
Applicants who shall not hear from the District Service Commission on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Details of the Advertised jobs can be accessed from any of the following points:
Ministry of Public Service Website:
jinja District Local Government website:
The District Health Services Website:

Jinja District Local Government Headquarters’ Notice Boards, jinja Municipal Council Headquarters and Division Notice Boards
Sub-County Headquarters Notice Boards;
Town Council Headquarters Notice Boards; and Office of the Secretary-jinja District Service Commission

Eastern Region, Uganda, Jinja


This job has expired.