The Ghana Education Service is set to open the 2021 portal for the recruitment of its permeant staff into the Service.
According to the information picked by Coverghana.com.gh, a total of forty thousand and ninety-three (40,093) people will be recruited into the Ghana Education Service (GES) starting November 2021.
This was disclosed by the Deputy Minister of Finance Hon. Abena Asare Osei when she was explaining the delay in issuing financial clearance to recruit Newly Trained Teachers in a meeting with the leadership of Newly Trained Teachers Forum (NTTF).
On 21st October, 2021, the leadership of Newly Trained Teachers Forum (NTTF) met with Abena Asare Osei who is in charge of all financial clearance for employment to discuss issues regarding the delay in releasing the financial clearance to recruit the 2020 batch of trained teachers and other year batches backlog.
In the meeting, the Deputy Minister of Finance Hon. Abena Asare Osei made it clear that, the Ministry of Education (MoE) led by Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has presented a total of 40,093 people to be recruited into the Ghana Education Service (GES) which is more than the previous years’ figures.
According to her, the 40,093 people to be recruited include Teaching and Non Teaching staff from the forty-six (46) Accredited Public Colleges of Education and University graduates.
She added that, the Ministry of Finance is making provisions to include all the said categories hence the delay in the recruitment process.
Abena Asare Osei reassured the Newly Trained Teachers Forum (NTTF) Executives that New Qualified Teachers (NQT) will be employed within this year.
She hinted that, the financial clearance will be issued in November 2021 and the process for New Qualified Teachers (NQT) recruitment will officially commence then.
Not withstanding the delay in the recruitment process of the Newly Trained Teachers, the Minister said teachers are still the first priority of government when it comes to employing.