The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology announces vacancy for the position of Chairman of the Teaching Service Commission (TSC)
AGE: Minimum 45 years
QUALIFICATIONS: i. Must be a Sierra Leonean with at least a post-graduate degree in Educational
Administration/Teacher Education and Management or relevant area.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
i. Must have and in-depth knowledge of the educational system in Sierra Leone and insight of global trends in education
ii. Must have at least 10 years of practical experiences in education sector planning and management at a senior level of headship of an educational institution.
iii. Must have knowledge of National Development Plans and Policies.
iv. Must have proficiency in Microsoft application packages and the internet.
v. Must be visionary, strategic thinker and performance oriented
vi. Must have strong passion for improving the status of education in Sierra Leone.
i. An effectively functioning TSC nationwide
ii. Formulated policies that guide systems and procedures in meeting the mandates of the TSC
iii. Annual published register on Teachers
iv. Annual work plans/targets and budgets of the TSC
v. Annual report on the TSC
vi. Formulated criteria for licensing of Teachers
vii. Instruments and guidelines for Teachers satisfaction surveys.
i. Serves as head of the commission and ensures that TSC functions smoothly and effectively
ii. Monitors and supervises the execution of oversight functions of the commission
iii. Advice the Minister of Education, on measures to improve teacher management and performance
iv. Liaises between the Ministry and other relevant stakeholders of TSC
v. Compiles and submits data, annual reports and any other relevant information on the TSC that may be required by the Ministry
vi. Undertakes any other duties and responsibilities as may be determined by the Ministry