Wanted: 612 para-teachers to assist Antique students

first_img“The para-teachers will be the ones who will assist children in going through their modules at their homes,” she said on July 23. The initiative will be implemented in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) Division of Antique through the Tulong Panghanapbuhay Para sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers-Government Internship Program for four months starting August 17, according to DOLE provincial director Melisa Navarra. SAN JOSE, Antique – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) provincial office will hire 612 para-teachers who will assist learners in classes which will begin on Aug. 24. Para-teachers are expected to fill in the gap and provide the much-needed assistance to learners for them to cope with the new learning modality. Each of the 590 barangays in this province will be assigned with one para-teacher each while the other 22 will report in the district offices of DepEd.“Education graduates or those with Information Communication Technology knowledge who are still unemployed may apply as para-teachers. They can come to the DOLE provincial office in San Jose town as walk-in applicants or they can put their documents on the dropbox placed in front of the office,” said Navarra.Those interested may also coordinate with the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) in their respective municipalities.“The para-teachers will be receiving a daily salary of P395. Their payday is every 15th and 30th of the month,” she said.According to Navarra, the project was the initiative of Antique lone district representative Loren Legarda, chairperson of the House Sub-Committee on the New Normal.Legarda, in her July 20 statement, said para-teachers will be required to attend capability-building activities such as mentoring and coaching by DepEd-Antique so that they could perform their duties and functions well. (With a report from PNA/PN)last_img read more