Rankings in GES and their Qualifications: The Ghana Education Service has 13 ranks. Each of these levels has certain requirements and potential tasks.
Our editorial team has compiled the ranks and their various qualifications with the help of the founder of Informed Teachers Network.
Only political appointments are used to determine this level. In other words, the government of the nation is free to choose anybody it wants to be the director-general.
The Deputy Director-General helps the Director-General carry out their responsibility. In Ghana, we have two deputies, one responsible for Access & Quality and the other for Management Services.
The Director I rank is obtained as a result of long service. People in this rank are the divisional/regional directors.
The Director II can also be ascertained through long service. They are the District Directors. District Directors supervise the activities of the stakeholders in their respective districts
Deputy Director, as the name implies is usually appointed as an assistant District director to the District Directors. This rank is also obtained through long service
Assistant Director I
The Assistant Director I can be appointed as Circuit supervisor or head of Senior High Schools. Long service is required to reach this rank
Assistant Director II
Long service, and promotion upon acquisition of a master’s degree or Ph.D. Can be appointed as a Head of basic school.
long service, and entry point for first-degree holders. The minimum requirement for appointment as a teacher in the Senior High school. Now the new Minimum for appointment as a basic school teacher.
Senior Superintendent I
long service is required for this rank, that is, Four years of serving on the rank of Senior Superintendent II.
Senior Superintendent II
The entry point for Diploma certificate holders. Used to be the requirement for an appointment as a basic school teacher.
long service, four years of serving on Superintendent II.
Entry rank for (Cert A) holders.
The rank of those employed in the service with SSCE, WASSCE, AND GCE as well as those who couldn’t pass all their papers in college before employment. Previously, whether you pass all courses in college or not, you will be posted before you take steps to redeem yourself. People never do until they retire.