The Federal Government of Nigeria under the Federal Ministry of Education has announced an opening for recruitment of school teachers into the Federal Teachers’ Scheme (FTS) through the Universal Basic Education (UBE) Programme.
Naija News understands that the UBE programme is a nine (9) year basic educational programme, which was initiated by the Nigerian government to get rid of illiteracy, ignorance and poverty as well as arouse enthusiasm and accelerate national development, political consciousness and national integration among its citizens.
The FTS which is, however, a two-year intervention programme established since 2006 by the Federal Government hereby invites interested and eligible job-seeking Nigerians to now apply for the 2020/2021 FTS service.
The aim of the scheme is to assist States in across the country to address the shortage of teachers at the basic education level, Naija News understands.
See below detailed information and requirement to apply for the 2020/2021 FTS programme.
Job Specifications: Full Time
Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND NCE
Location: All States in Nigeria.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Interested candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Educations or Bachelor degree with Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), of not lower than Second Class (Lower Division) and not earned earlier than 2014.
ii) Must have completed or been exempted from the NYSC Scheme.
iii) Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) with credit passes in Teaching Practice and the Teaching Subjects, and not earned earlier than 2014, with specialisation in any of the following subjects:
English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, Agricultural Science, Home Economics, Computer Science, Technical/Technology Education, Computer Science or Information Technology, Nigerian Languages, Physical and Health Education.
iv) Candidates must not be more than 35 years of age.
v) Not currently employed or enrolled under the NYSC, N-Power or any similar programme.
The service period is for two (2) years or as may be determined by the Universal Basic Education Commission.
REMUNERATION: The Federal Government shall pay each participant an allowance of N30,000.00 per month.
HOW TO APPLY: All interested and qualified candidates for the “Federal Ministry of Education Recruitment” should click HERE to APPLY.
Candidates are required to upload their credentials, together with their most recent passport photograph as listed on the site.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for a Computer-Based Test as scheduled below:
Date: Saturday, 10th October 2020 | Time: 9.00 am
Venue: At designated CBT Centres in each State Capital (Information on this will be provided by the State Universal Basic Education Boards (SUBEBs) and UBEC Zonal and State Offices).
The registration exercise would be closing lately on September 24, 2020, Naija News reports.