Oyo Govt Opens Job Portal For Recruitment Of 7,500 Secondary School Teachers...3,000 Non-Teaching Staff - EDU-BIZNEWS


Friday, June 28, 2024

Oyo Govt Opens Job Portal For Recruitment Of 7,500 Secondary School Teachers...3,000 Non-Teaching Staff

Oyo State Government says it has approved the recruitment of 7,500 teachers and 3,000 non-teaching staff into the state teaching service, as part of its efforts to improve the Post-Primary education sector and address shortage of teaching staff 

Chairman of the State Post-Primary Teaching Service Commission, TESCOM, Pastor Akinade Alamu made this known on Friday in Ibadan.

It will be recalled that the Engr. Seyi Makinde's administration had earlier in 2021, employed about 5,000 teachers through the Commission in the State.

He said the recruitment exercise then, was applauded by stakeholders in Oyo state, including the World Bank Global Partnership on Education.

Alamu stated that the present administration in Oyo State, would continue to prioritise education, and job opportunities for the public. 

The Chairman said interested candidates with requisite credentials, can apply through the link tescom.jobportal.oyostate.gov.ng, for about two weeks.

Alamu also advised applicants to ensure they have a National Identification Number, functioning email; phone numbers among other requirements. 

He said the recruitment of new teachers will be based on merit to raise the standard of education, advising all qualified candidates, including Physically challenged, to jump on the offer.

According to him, merit-based employment is key to qualitative education, hence the need to adhere strictly to the stated guidelines on the portal.

He warned applicants from applying simultaneously for both categories, saying that each applicant is entitled to either teaching or non-teaching category.

The Chairman said steps for the employment exercise include, online application, CBT examination, and Oral interview. 

Alamu applauded Governor Seyi Makinde, for approving mass recruitment exercise in Oyo State.

“Oyo State government’s huge investment in the education sector is yielding positive results as our students are doing well on all fronts. Therefore, the government is set to recruit more teachers, in addition to those on ground", he said.

The Chairman said the recruitment exercise is being supervised by an inter-ministerial committee, that would ensure a seamless exercise.

He stressed that the exercise is free of charge, assuring the public of another transparent and credible, as mandated by the World Bank Global Partnership on Education (GPE).

Earlier, the Permanent Secretary, TESCOM, Mr. Haroon Lawal said the recruitment is aimed at fortifying the teaching and non-teaching sector of the state's secondary education

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