As part of Governments measures to recruit 8,872 teachers for the double track system, the Ghana Education Service (GES ) is recruiting staff in order to meet the demands which takes off in September this year.
This put a huge pressure on government to hasten the process as the GES has consistently denied reports by www.ghananewsalert.com to start the recruit. As a result,GES is under pressure to complete the recruitment within 5 days.
Since the process is going to be a tiresome one, www.ghananewsalert.com decided to put the this write up together with help from Sintim blog to help direct applicants with the process.
See Application Procedures as published in the daily graphic.
According to the Public Relation Officer for the Ghana Education Service, Mrs Cassandra Twum Ampofo, Application for classroom teachers is open to graduate teachers from the universities who have completed their national service and wish to be recruited by the GES as teachers.
Applicants who intend to apply for the position of classroom teachers will be required to log onto
www.gespromotions.gov.gh to fill an online application form.
The GES has done an audit assessment of the needs of the schools, with the Eastern Region requiring about 1,812 new teachers, representing the highest number, while the Ashanti Region follows with 1,203.
The Central Region requires 912 while the Northern, Brong Ahafo, Volta and Greater Accra regions require 683, 682, 634 and 525 respectively.
The Western, Upper East and Upper West regions follow with 534, 284 and 361 respectively.
In an exclusive interview, the Head of the Public Relations Unit of the GES, Ms Cassandra Ampofo Twum, explained that all subjects taught at the senior high schools (SHSs) would be requiring new teachers.
She said for Core Mathematics for instance, about 819 new teachers would be required, while Elective Maths would require 276 new teachers. About 793 new teachers would be required for English Language.
For Integrated Science, 606 new teachers will be required, while 366 will be required for Social Studies.
Technical and vocation
Ms Twum said the vacancies also included teachers for technical and vocational institution subjects such as Applied Electricity, Applied Electronic, Architectural Drafting, Automobile Engineering, Basketry, Building & Construction Leather Workers, Metal Works and Motor Vehicle Technicians.
She explained that the deadline for the submission of the application would be September 1, 2018, adding that the recruitment process for non-teaching staff would be announced in due course.
Test and posting
Mrs Twum said those shortlisted would be required to write a test to determine their suitability for the advertised positions.
“Applicants should note that the GES reserves the right to post them upon recruitment to places where their services will be needed.
“The GES has no obligation to recruit any applicant as that shall be determined by the Director-General of the GES,” she explained.
Applicants are to log on to www.gespromotion.gov.gh to purchase a voucher code using their mobile money account at a charge of (GHC 5.00) and follow the necessary procedures.
Appplicants should note the following steps:
A. Click on buy Voucher Code after logging onto www.gespromotions.gov.gh
B. Select the Mobile Money Network you would like to make payment with e.g (MTN Mobile money, Vodafone Cash, Tigo Cash or Airtel Money)
C. Type your ten (10) digit Mobile money number e.g (0123456789)
D. Type your valid Email Adress e.g (firstname.lastname@example.org)
E. Click submit and wait for approval.
F. Quickly go to your phone dialing page and dial *170#, select wallet, select My Approvals, enter your four digit PIN and select option one (1) (accept approval)
G. An SMS which contains your Voucher Code will be sent to your inbox.
I.Copy only the Voucher CODE e.g (UXPYTNDMKSGJI)
J. Go back to the official GES website, click on the Apply button under GES SHS Recruitment and follow the next procedure.
K. Fill your personal details correctly starting with your full name as it is shown on your Academic Credentials.
L. Provide your age, Gender, residential address, Contact Number, Email address, Nationality and Languages Spoken.
M. Provide your qualification that is the Program title you read in the University e.g (BA, BFA, BSc, or B.Ed)
N. State your number of years of teaching experience. E.g (1,2,3,4 or 5 )
O. Provide your First, Second & Third Subject of preference. Note that these subjects of preference must be selected based on what you studied in your respective tertiary institution. E.g (Geography, Economics & Social Studies) Choose this from the dialogue boxes assigned to.
P. State the non-teaching work experience that you have (If any)
Q. Choose 3 regions of your choice. E.g (1st=Greater Accra, 2nd = Central, & 3rd = Eastern)
R. Choose YES if you have completed your National Service.
S. Type the name of the NSS organization you served. E.g (Odoben Senior High School )
T. Type the Service Year E.g (2017 or 2017/2018)
U. Type your NSS NUMBER correctly.
Choose YES/NO if registered for the Licensure Exam. If YES, provide PIN and login.
V. Provide Schools attended starting from the highest to the lowest. That is from Tertiary to Basic.
W. Provide Schools names, the year you begun and completed.
X. CLICK SUBMIT and wait to recieve a pop up message which reads (Form submitted successfully, your application form is submitted Successfully)
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