Required Certificates for GES online application for recruitment/posting

A teacher teaching students
A teacher teaching students

1. The Ghana Education Service (GES) will soon open the online application portal for recruitment of qualified persons into the Service.

2. According to the Deputy Minister of Finance Hon. Abena Asare Osei, 40,093 people will be recruited into the Ghana Education Service (GES).

3. She reinterated that, the Ministry of Finance will release the Financial Clearance in November 2021 for commencement of recruitment.


4. The Financial Clearance is expected to cover both teaching and non teaching staff from the Colleges of Education and University graduates for employment into GES.

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5. According to the Ghana Education Service (GES), when the online portal is opened for application for recruitment/postings, there are key documents that applicants must upload to be considered for employment.

6. These documents include valid academic certificates, professional certificates and other vital certificates for proof of identity and for keeping administrative records of each applicants.

7. It’s expected that, every applicant who desires to be employed by the Ghana Education Service upload such certificates during the online application for recruitment.


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Information picked by confirmed the following certificates as required documents for online application.


1. College or University Certificate.

2. NTC’s Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) certificate/Provisional License.

3. National Service Scheme (NSS) Certificate/Attestation from NSS.


1. West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Certificate.

2. Basic Education Certificate Examination  (BECE) Certificate.

3. Birth Certificate.

4. Special Medical Certificate as a proof of medical issues to be posted to designated places.

The above certificates, though some are minor and others and major documents, they are all required by GES for the online application.

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Other documents required for the online application are;

1. Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) number.

2. Tax Identification Number

3. NT’s Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) Index Number.

4. College or University Index Number.



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