Govt to recruit 1300 teachers
THE Lagos State government is set to recruit no fewer than 1300 teachers into all public primary schools across the State.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode gave the approval as part of his efforts to strengthen the quality of the Universal Basic Education Programme in Lagos State.
Executive Secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Board, Abosede Adelaja, explained that the exercise would also achieve a balanced workforce of teachers in public primary schools.
Adelaja urged enterprising and young applicants with specialization in English, Mathematics, Yoruba, Computer, Basic Science, Agricultural Science, Home Economics, Arts & Crafts, Special Education and Islamic Religious Knowledge and Christian Religious Knowledge (IRK/CRK) to apply.
She said applicants, who must not be above 40 years of age, would only be considered for employment upon the completion and submission of application forms online atwww.jobs.lagosstate.gov.ng.
The Executive Secretary pointed out that all applicants must have merit grades in Education and other core subjects including English, Mathematics, Yoruba, Computer, Basic Science, Agricultural Science, Home Economics, Arts & Crafts Special Education and IRK/CRK.
According to her, applicants must also be computer literate and be of good character, adding that the successful applicants must be ready to work anywhere in the state.
She, however, advised non-teaching staff already in the employ of the State government with appropriate qualifications to apply afresh stressing that they would be screened along with others.
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