A teacher in class

The Ministry of Education and Sports is set to recruit 3096 secondary teachers across the country. The revelation was made by the chairperson of Education Service Commission Rev. Prof. Dr Samuel .A. Luboga.

According to Rev. Luboga, the commission received a submission from the Ministry of Education and Sports to recruit teachers in three categories.

The categories include; 82 operational seed secondary schools. The seed schools have been operational since 2019 and have sitting teachers who will be given priority. Each school was allocated 31 staff giving a total of 2542 vacancies. The interviews will be held at the respective schools starting from February 22nd to 13th March 2021.

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“The ministry will also recruit 554 teachers for 18 non seed secondary schools and 16 existing government schools. The construction of non-seed secondary schools have been completed and there since no teachers for to operate,” he said.

He said the Ministry will deploy staff under normal deployment upon completion of recruitment exercise.  Since the introduction of seed schools in 2010, the government has to-date recruited 9612 staff for a total of 356 schools.

He warned of corruption noting that the recruitment exercise will be professional, transparent, effective and efficient.

“The education services commission wishes to reassure our esteemed clients of continued quality service while at the same time mitigate the spread of Covid-19. We call upon the public to observe standard operating procedures put in place for safety of all persons,” he said.

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