Ministry of Education, Guyana

Friday, 21 October 2016 14:49

MOE Vacancy: Chief Education Officer

Chief Education Officer


  1. A recognised degree in Education or related field plus a professional qualification obtained by advanced studies in education (M Ed)
  2. Five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in senior management position, in an education system
  3. Knowledge of Government of Guyana structure, policies and procedures
  4. Knowledge of education management, curriculum development and budget management

Behavioural Competencies:

  1. Management of organisational challenges
  2. Management of change in organisational activities
  3. Management of relationships across the organisation
  4. Provision of leadership for the organisation
  5. Encourage innovation in the organisation
  6. Obtain and analyse information for critical decision-making
  7. Decisive, and where necessary, collective decision-making

Broad area of responsibility:

  1. Performing the statutory functions of the Chief Education Officer
  2. Advisor to the Ministers of Education on:
  • Education policies, practices and procedures;
  • Development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of national work programme;
  • Review, development and instillation of rules, and regulations governing the conduct of education;
  • Efficient functioning of the professional arm of the Ministry.

A detailed Job Description can be obtained from the Personnel Department, Ministry of Education 21 Brickdam

Applications on Public Service Commission no.31 forms should be sent to:

Public Service Commission
Fort Street Kingston

Closing date November 11, 2016

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