Congratulations on being shortlisted for a position in the Federal Teachers’ Scheme (FTS)! This is a significant accomplishment, and it means that you are one step closer to landing your dream job as a teacher in Nigeria.
The FTS is a two-year intervention program established by the Federal Government in 2006 to assist States in addressing teacher shortages at the basic education level. The FTS recruits qualified teachers to serve in public primary and secondary schools across the country.
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The Federal Teachers Scheme is an initiative of the Federal Government of Nigeria aimed at recruiting qualified teachers to fill the teaching vacancies in public schools across the country. The scheme is open to all qualified candidates who meet the requirements and qualifications for the job. In this article, we will provide you with all the information you need to know about the Federal Teachers Scheme shortlisted candidates.
What to Expect Next
Once you have been shortlisted for an FTS position, you will be contacted by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) to schedule an interview. The interview will be conducted by a panel of experts in the field of education, and it will be designed to assess your knowledge, skills, and experience, as well as your fit for the position and the agency.
During the interview, you can expect to be asked questions about your:
- Educational qualifications
- Teaching experience
- Knowledge of the Nigerian education system
- Curriculum development and lesson planning skills
- Classroom management skills
- Personal qualities such as communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills
How to Prepare for the Interview
Here are a few tips on how to prepare for the FTS interview:
- Research the FTS and the position you are applying for. This will help you to answer questions about the agency and the position intelligently.
- Practice answering common interview questions. There are many resources available online and in libraries that can help you with this.
- Prepare a portfolio of your teaching work, including lesson plans, student work samples, and any other relevant materials.
- Dress professionally and arrive on time for the interview.
- Be polite and respectful to the interviewer(s).
- Ask questions at the end of the interview. This shows that you are interested in the position and the agency.
How to Check if You Have Been Shortlisted
If you have applied for the Federal Teachers Scheme and are eagerly waiting to know if you have been shortlisted, follow the steps below:
- Visit the Federal Teachers Scheme portal at www.ubec.gov.ng
- Click on the “Check Shortlist” button.
- Enter your application number and click on the “Check” button.
- If you have been shortlisted, your name will be displayed on the screen.
What to Do if You Have Been Shortlisted
If you have been shortlisted for the Federal Teachers Scheme, follow the steps below:
- Check the date and venue of the aptitude test on the Federal Teachers Scheme portal.
- Prepare adequately for the aptitude test.
- Attend the aptitude test on the scheduled date and venue.
- If you pass the aptitude test, you will be invited for an interview.
- Attend the interview on the scheduled date and venue.
- If you are successful in the interview, you will be offered a job.
Tips for a Successful Aptitude Test and Interview
To increase your chances of being selected for the Federal Teachers Scheme, follow these tips:
- Study the job description and requirements for the position you applied for.
- Research the Federal Teachers Scheme and its education programs.
- Practice past questions and answers for aptitude tests and interviews.
- Dress appropriately and arrive early for the aptitude test and interview.
- Be confident and articulate during the aptitude test and interview.
- Highlight your skills and experience that are relevant to the position you applied for.
The Federal Teachers Scheme shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to work with the Federal Government of Nigeria and contribute to the development of education in the country. By following the guidelines provided in this article, you can increase your chances of being selected for the recruitment.