While the competent authorities in the Ministry of Education continue preparing for the new academic year 2023/2024, the ministry determined its need for 590 teachers who will be recruited externally after completing the procedures of all local applicants who met the conditions, reports Al-Jarida daily. The daily obtained a copy of the latest statistics, which revealed the ministry needs 590 male and female teachers for eight subjects.
Following is a breakdown of the needed teachers from Jordan: Male teachers: 35 for English in the intermediate and secondary levels, 25 for French and 55 for Mathematics in the primary and secondary levels, 25 for Science in the primary level, 10 for Chemistry, 15 for Physics, 10 for Biology and 10 for Geology – a total of 185 male teachers. Female teachers: 60 for Mathematics in the intermediate and secondary levels, and 10 for Physics – a total of 70.
Sources said the ministry’s plan was to hire 255 teachers from Jordan, but the Jordan Recruitment Committee failed to hire the specified number of teachers; because only 120 applicants were recruited, indicating the ministry might hire the remaining number of required teachers from Palestine. Sources stated that the Palestine Recruitment Committee is supposed to hire 230 male teachers – 45 for English in the middle and high school levels, 25 for French, 65 for Mathematics in the middle and high school levels, 35 for Science in the intermediate level, 15 for Chemistry, 20 for Physics, 15 for Biology and 10 for Geology.
The required female teachers are 90 for Mathematics in the middle and high school stages and 15 for Physics. Sources disclosed this committee’s work ended Sunday. Sources affirmed the ministry is coordinating with the concerned authorities to ease the procedures for the arriving teachers, so they can assume their duties as soon as possible.