DM No. 182, s. 2024 - Announcing the Schedule of Activities Relative to Recruitment of Elementary, Junior High School & Senior High School Teaching Positions for S.Y. 2024-2025

 DM No. 182, s. 2024 - Announcing the Schedule of Activities Relative to Recruitment of Elementary, Junior High School & Senior High School Teaching Positions for S.Y. 2024-2025

Division of Leyte 

Division Memorandum 

No.12, s.2024

1. This Division hereby announces to the field the details of the activities relative to the Recruitment of Teaching 1 Position for Elementary, Junior High School and Senior High School, Respectively for School-Year 2024-2025 as shown Enclosure A.

Elementary School Teaching Positions:

  1. Qualifications: Teachers should have a degree in education or a relevant field, with specialization in elementary education. Understanding child psychology and development is crucial.
  2. Teaching Approach: Focus on hiring educators who are skilled in creating a nurturing and interactive learning environment. Experience with hands-on activities, storytelling, and basic skill development is essential.
  3. Patience and Empathy: Emphasize the importance of patience and empathy in dealing with young children. Candidates should be able to connect with students on a personal level.
  4. Creativity: Look for teachers who can think creatively to engage young minds. They should be adept at integrating arts, crafts, and games into their lesson plans.
  5. Team Collaboration: Elementary teachers often work closely with other staff members, including special education teachers and counselors. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to collaborate effectively.

Junior High School Teaching Positions:

  1. Content Knowledge: Teachers need a strong understanding of their subject areas along with effective classroom management skills. They should be able to teach a broad range of topics to students with varying abilities.
  2. Engagement Strategies: Look for educators who can employ interactive teaching methods to keep students engaged. This might include group work, debates, and multimedia presentations.
  3. Adolescent Psychology: Understanding the developmental needs and challenges of adolescents is crucial. Teachers should be able to provide guidance and support as students navigate this transitional period.
  4. Differentiation: Junior high school teachers must differentiate instruction to meet the diverse learning needs of their students. Experience with differentiated instruction techniques is valuable.
  5. Communication Skills: Effective communication with both students and parents is essential. Teachers should be able to provide constructive feedback and maintain open lines of communication.

Senior High School Teaching Positions:

  1. Subject Mastery: Teachers should have in-depth knowledge of their subject area and be able to teach it at an advanced level. Advanced degrees or certifications in the subject area are often preferred.
  2. Critical Thinking: Emphasize the importance of fostering critical thinking skills in high school students. Teachers should design lessons that encourage analysis, evaluation, and problem-solving.
  3. Preparation for Higher Education or Career: High school teachers should help prepare students for college or the workforce. Look for educators who can provide guidance on post-secondary options and career pathways.
  4. Technology Integration: With the increasing use of technology in education, teachers should be comfortable integrating digital tools into their instruction. Experience with online learning platforms and educational software is beneficial.
  5. Assessment and Evaluation: High school teachers are responsible for assessing student progress and providing feedback. They should be familiar with various assessment methods and be able to use data to inform instruction.

In all cases, recruiting efforts should focus on finding candidates who not only meet the educational and experience requirements but also align with the school's values, mission, and culture. Additionally, conducting thorough interviews, including teaching demonstrations and reference checks, can help ensure that the selected candidates are well-suited for the position.

However, for requirements for teaching positions in the Philippines, particularly for those with hearing impairment or teaching in specialized programs for students with hearing disabilities, the general process and requirements might include:

  1. Educational Qualifications: Candidates typically need at least a bachelor's degree in Education or a related field. For specialized programs, additional training or certification in teaching students with hearing impairments may be required.

  2. Licensure: In the Philippines, teachers are typically required to pass the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) administered by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

  3. Specialization: For teaching positions in programs for students with hearing impairments, candidates may need specialized training or certification in deaf education or teaching students with special needs. This might include courses or workshops on sign language, assistive technology, and inclusive education practices.

  4. Experience: Previous experience working with students with hearing impairments or in inclusive education settings can be beneficial. DepEd might prioritize candidates with relevant teaching experience or practicum in special education settings.

  5. Clearance and Documentation: Like all teaching positions, candidates may need to provide clearances such as a National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) clearance and submit relevant documentation including transcripts, certificates, and IDs.

  6. Health and Fitness: Candidates may need to undergo medical examinations to ensure they are fit to work in an educational setting.

  7. Other Requirements: Depending on the specific school or program, there may be additional requirements such as proficiency in Filipino and English, participation in continuing education programs, and participation in extracurricular activities.

It's important to check with the DepEd or the specific school or program for the most up-to-date requirements and guidelines for teaching positions, especially those in specialized areas such as teaching students with hearing impairments. They may have specific DepEd orders or guidelines outlining the qualifications and procedures for hiring teachers in these roles.

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