Guide To Become a professional Teacher in Ghana

Choice of career to pursue after tertiary education poses great confusion to Ghanaian students. 

However, career choice should be based on one’s capabilities and passion. 

Do you want to become a professional Teacher in Ghana? 

Become a Professional Teacher in Ghana

Here is a complete and easy-to-understand guide on becoming a professional Teacher in Ghana. 

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Become a professional Teacher in Ghana

Guide Become a Professional Teacher in Ghana

To become a professional Teacher in Ghana, you must complete a tertiary institution and pass all your courses. 

The Government of Ghana employs professional Teachers on yearly basis. 

Qualification as a professional Teacher can be obtained from a public university/college or a private institution with approved accreditation. 

One must obtain a license before practicing as a professional Teacher.

How much are Ghanaian teachers paid?

TEACHER SALARY IN GHANA. Average salary for Teacher in Ghana is GHS 34,024. Average take home earning is GHS 25,431 (Net). The most typical salary is GHS 9,800 (Gross).

How do I become a teacher in Ghana?

Qualifications to teach in Ghana

In order to teach in Ghana’s international schools, teachers will need a valid teaching license and generally 1-2 years of experience teaching in the required curriculum. Teachers with IB experience should be sure to highlight this on their resumes.

Can I become a teacher with a diploma?

diploma in teaching is a qualification that is usually awarded through a technical or vocational school. This qualification in education usually takes 18 months to acquire while a degree is usually studied over four years. A diploma in teaching will often allow you to specialize in a certain field of teaching.

What do you need to do to become a professional teacher?

You may follow one of two routes in becoming a teacher, namely: a four-year Bachelor of Education degree (B. Ed.); a three-or four-year Bachelor’s degree, followed by a one-year Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). Once completed, both routes lead to classification as a professionally qualified teacher.

Who is a professional teacher in Ghana?

Graduates of universities in Ghana are usually posted to teach their specialized subjects in senior high schools and teacher training institutions; they are classified as “professional graduate teachers” if they graduate from programs of study that the Ghana Education Service recognizes as relevant to the schools.

How many teacher training colleges are in Ghana?

Government teacher training colleges in Ghana -list of teacher training colleges in Ghana. In year 2017, Ghana had over 41 education colleges which is a significant improvement from the 38 in 2015. This number is likely to be increased to 43 when 2 private colleges are added to it.

What is the salary of a basic school teacher in Ghana?

How much money does a person working in Teaching / Education make in Ghana?

A person working in Teaching / Education in Ghana typically earns around 5,380 GHS per month. 

Salaries range from 1600 GHS (lowest average) to 2000GHS (highest average, the actual maximum salary is higher).

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