Recruitment : Zulum Approves 4,000 New Teachers Shortlisted For Borno’s Primary, Secondary Schools
… List to be pasted at secretariat, TSB, SUBEB
Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has given final approval for immediate recruitment of four thousand (4,000) new teachers already evaluated and shortlisted for deployment to public primary and secondary schools across Borno State.
Governor Zulum announced the approval on Wednesday evening in Maiduguri.
Of the 4,000 new teachers, a total of 3,000 of them are to be deployed to government primary schools across the state while 1,000 teachers are to be sent to government secondary schools also across the state.
The 3,000 primary school teachers are mostly NCE holders who make up 77. 4%, Degree Holders- 22.2% and HND holders- 0.6%.
The 1,000 secondary teachers include 5 masters degree holders, 658 bachelor degree holders (constituting 66% of all), 8 HND holders mostly graduates of technology, 130 NCE holders (constituting 13% mostly for subjects like French, English literature, Hausa, Technology, civic education etc which graduate-applicants couldn’t be found to teach)
There are also 11 diploma holders of science, laboratory technology employed as lab attendants while there are 23 Matrons and 68 cooks to serve students.
All the 4,000 shortlisted teachers were meticulously selected after they proved competent to teach in primary and secondary schools.
A total of 19,305 persons applied for the teachers’ recruitment out of which 10,470 wrote the assessment examinations on various subjects taught in primary and secondary schools.
621 applicants scored distinctions (A’s) in various subjects after they were scored while 162 scored merit (B’s) in various subjects.
All those who scored distinctions and merit were shortlisted for recruitment while some of the best amongst those with less scores were shortlisted to teach subjects like French, Literature etc in which they were found competent to teach.
He directed a committee to invite and shortlist competent teachers through rigorous assessment examination, from which 4,000 teachers have now emerged.
Shortlisted candidates are to cross check their data to ensure accuracy.