Over 12,000 Applicants Vie for Teaching Jobs in Ekiti State Public Schools
Over 12,000 jobseekers, including individuals with physical challenges, have applied for teaching positions in Ekiti State’s public secondary schools.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ekiti State Teaching Service Commission, Mr. Michael Omolayo, expressed satisfaction with the qualifying examination, which is the first stage of the recruitment process. Out of the applicants, the government plans to recruit 500 successful candidates.
The next stages include oral interviews and micro-teaching, designed to prioritize merit and ability in candidate selection.
“We are determined to engage the best talent among the teeming unemployed graduates,” said Omolayo, adding that successful teachers will be assigned to subjects like sciences, commercial/vocational, arts, and social sciences to bolster education in Ekiti State.
Omolayo also expressed gratitude to Governor Biodun Oyebanji for granting approval to appoint 500 fresh teachers to address vacancies in public secondary schools.
The qualifying examination, conducted at Ekiti State University, was a great success, characterized by a fair, free, and peaceful atmosphere.
This recruitment process aims to elevate the quality of education in public schools by providing an opportunity for skilled individuals to contribute to Ekiti State’s educational development.