The Director-General of the GES, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, has assured University graduates that the portal will be opened for them to also apply before the end of the year.
According to him, the Ghana Education Service (GES) has begun the process to recruit 16,500 trained teachers who completed the colleges of education last year.
“This recruitment is strictly for applicants who completed colleges of education in 2019,” he emphasised.
Reacting to information that unemployed graduate teachers from the various universities were planning to hold a peaceful demonstration, the director-general gave them an assurance that they had been factored into the recruitment process this year.
He said after the process for those from the colleges of education, the “the next batch will be for those from the universities and so they do not have to be worried”.
Prof. Opoku-Amankwa added that immediately after the current batch had been recruited, the next group would be those who did Education in the various universities and had also completed the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) and the mandatory national service.
He added, with the assurance that all the recruitments would be done before the end of the year.
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced to recruit University graduates who did Education and had duly passed the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination and completed the mandatory National Service.
The Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES) Professor Kwasi-Opoku Amankwa disclosed this in an exclusive interview with the Daily Graphic Newspaper on Monday September 21, 2020.
“Immediately after the current batch had been recruited, the next group would be those who did Education in the various universities and had also completed the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) and the mandatory one-year national service”.
The Director-General added that “they will be considered for recruitment into the GES to teach in senior high schools (SHS), while the third batch will be the non-teaching category,”
Prof. Kwasi Opoku Amankwa in the interview said the Education Service will this year employ 16,500 trained teachers who had completed the one year mandatory national service and pass the licensure examination.
Meanwhile, all trained teachers who completed the College of Education in 2019 has been asked to submit an application for recruitment using the GES recruitment portal www.gespromotions.gov.gh to complete online application forms and upload all valid certificates before October 30, 2020.