Headmaster & Headmistress Jobs in School Education Department Punjab

Last update: May 18, 2019

School Education Department, Government of the Punjab has requested Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) to recruit 274 suitable candidates against vacant seats.

Lastly, the posts of Headmaster & Headmistress were advertised by the PPSC in the year 2016. Now in 2019, PPSC has again placed these posts at upcoming-jobs list. It is expected that PPSC shall advertise these posts and start recruitment process soon.

If you are interested to start your career in education sector. This post will enable you to unleash your teaching and administration skills. So make preparation for its upcoming exam. Here is brief discussion about Headmaster and Headmistress posts.

Post Title: Headmaster and Headmistress
Basic Pay Scale: 17
Number of Seats for Male: 125
Number of Seats for Female: 149
Place of Posting: Anywhere in Punjab

Minimum Qualification

As per Punjab School Education Department (School Education) Service Rules, 2014, the minimum qualification required for the posts of Headmaster and Headmistress, is as under:

  1. Master's degree (Arts or Science) (second division) from a recognized university.
  2. M.Ed, M.A (Education) or B.Ed (second division) from a recognized university.

Minimum Experience: Nil
Age: Male 22 to 30+5 years and Female 22 to 30+8 years
Gender: Male, Female & Transgender
Domicile Eligibility: Only Punjab domiciled candidates can apply.

Syllabus for Written Examination / Test

As per PPSC previous advertisement for the posts of Headmaster / Headmistress published in 2016, the syllabus for written exam / test was as follow:

One paper MCQ type of 100 marks of 90 minutes duration comprising of followings was held:

  1. B.Ed Course.
  2. Questions on principles of Teaching.
  3. General Knowledge, English, Basic Mathematics, Everyday Science, Islamiat, Pakistan Studies and Computer.

Salary of Headmaster / Headmistress

Salary of Headmaster / Headmistress is equal to Basic Pay Scale 17 along with allowances as admissible to other Punjab Government Employees. New entrant may get following salary:

Basic Pay: 30370
House Rent Allowance: 6,650
Conveyance Allowance: 5,000
Medical Allowance (15 % of Basic pay 0f BS-18 of Pay scales, 2008): 1,847
Adhoc Relief Allowance 2016 10%: 2544
Adhoc Relief Allowance 2017 10%: 3037
Adhoc Relief Allowance 2018 10%: 3037
Social Security Allowance 30%: 10120 (In case of Contract appointment)
Grand Salary: 62605/-

Job Description of Headmaster / Headmistress

Duties and responsibilities of Headmaster / Headmistress are as under:

  • Be overall incharge of his/ her school.
  • Be responsible for all the matters of his/ her school.
  • Be responsible for the financial matters of his / her school.
  • Be responsible for results of different classes of hi s/ her school.
  • Be responsible for submission of reports to Deputy District Education Officer and Higher offices.

Promotion / Career Scope

Step 1: Headmaster / Headmistress are eligible for promotion as Senior Headmaster / Senior Headmistress / Deputy District Education Officer in Grade-18 upon completion of 05 years experience and four weeks training.

Step 2: Senior Headmaster / Senior Headmistress / Deputy District Education Officer is eligible for promotion as Chief Executive Officer, District Education Authority in Grade-19 or equivalent posts after completion of 12 years of regular service and six weeks training course.

Step 3: District Education Authority is further eligible for promotion as Director Public Instruction (SE/EE)/ Additional Director Instruction (SE/EE)/ Director of Directorate of Public Instruction (SE/EE), Principal High / Higher Secondary School and other Posts in BS-20 after completion of 12 years service in BS-18 and above and completion of Eight weeks training course.

Writer is a Punjab Government servant (Pakistan). He writes voluntarily


Posted by Tayyaba

Asslamo aliakum!
Can we apply for this post with having b.ed degree?

Posted by Awais

Aoa. Dear am a Federal Govt Employee in BPS 18. But i want to join punjab Education department.. just to make a healthy contribution in this deprived sector. Please tell me the right procedure to join. I ll be highly thankful to u.

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