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DepEd Recruitment, Selection and Placement (RSP) System for Public School Teachers




The recruitment, selection, and placement (RSP) system is a core component of the overall strategic Human Resource Management system of the Department of Education (DepEd), ensuring that the organization and its manpower are able to respond to challenges and opportunities of the 21st century with a focus on the delivery of quality, accessible, relevant, and liberating basic education.

This system includes policies and processes on the application, evaluation, selection, and appointment for Teaching Positions pursuant to the 1987 Constitution, the Administrative Code of 1987, and Civil Service rules and regulations.

Coverage:




All Teacher Applicants of the Department of Education (Internal and External to DepEd)

How to Become a Public School Teacher: A Step-by-Step Guide on DepEd Application

Table 1. General Process on Recruitment and Selection based on DepEd Order No. 29, 2002 (DepEd Merit Selection Plan)
Table 1. General Process on Recruitment and Selection based on DepEd Order No. 29, 2002 (DepEd Merit Selection Plan)

DepEd Recruitment, Selection and Placement (RSP) System for Public School Teachers Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do I apply in DepEd as Teacher I? What is the process of teacher application?

Coordinate with the Schools Division Office (SDO) in your locality

Refer to the Memorandum or Call for Applications issued by the SDO re:

-Vacant position
-Salary Grade
-Qualification Standards
-Documentary Requirements
-List and Timeline of Activities
-Deadlines

Attend orientation for applicants, if any, organized by the SDO
Due to COVID-19, SDOs may employ alternative strategies and platforms (e.g. online, telephone) in the conduct of the following recruitment and selection processes

Publication/posting of vacancies

Submission/receipt of application documents o Interview

Demonstration teaching o Document review o PSB deliberations




What are Qualification Standards?

The Qualification Standards (QS) are the minimum qualifications in terms of Education, Training, Experience, Eligibility, as required by the CSC.

What are the QS/minimum qualifications for Teacher I position in Elementary and JHS?

Education:

Elementary
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education or any Bachelor’s degree plus 18 professional units in Education

JHS

Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education (with appropriate major) or any Bachelor’s degree plus 18 professional units in Education

Training: None required

Experience: None required Eligibility: PBET or LET

Reference: CSC 1995 Qualification Standards Manual

What are the documentary requirements for Kto10 Teacher applicants?

CSC Form 212 (Personal Data Sheet) in two copies with latest 2×2 ID picture
Certified copy of PRC identification card
Certified copy of ratings obtained in the LET/PBET
Certified copy of Transcript of Records
Copies of service records, performance rating, and school clearance for those with teaching experience
Copies of certificates of specialized training, if any
Certified copy of Voter’s ID or any proof of residency
NBI Clearance
Omnibus certification of authenticity and veracity




What are the QS/minimum qualifications for Teacher I position in SHS?


Education:

Academic, Sports, Arts & Design Bachelor’s degree majoring in the relevant track/strand/subject or any Bachelor’s degree with at least 15 units of specialization in the relevant track/strand/subject

TVL

Bachelor’s degree or technical-vocational course in the area of specialization

Training:

Academic, Sports, Arts & Design: None required

TVL: At least NC II appropriate to the specialization

Experience: None required

Eligibility:

Permanent position PBET or LET

Provisional or Contractual None required

Reference: DO 27, s.2016; DO 51, s.2017

What are the documentary requirements for Senior High School (SHS) teaching position?

Letter of Intent
Statement of purpose /expression of interest
The subject group he/she intends to teach
The preferred school(s), if any
CSC Form 212 (Personal Data Sheet) in two copies with latest 2×2 ID picture
Copies of certificates of relevant specialized training, if any
Certified copy of Voter’s ID or any proof of residency
NBI Clearance
Omnibus certification of authenticity and veracity of all documents submitted, signed by the applicant

Reference: DO 3, s.2016

Can I apply for higher teaching positions?

Yes, provided they pass the QS/minimum qualification for said position being applied for.

Only teaching positions in the SHS have higher positions open to external applicants

Reference: DO 27, s.2016; DO 51, s.2017

Can I teach in SHS without being a LET passer?

Yes, but only on a provisional or contractual basis.

Reference: DO 3, s.2016; DO 51, s.2017

What is a provisional appointment?

Only applicable in SHS teaching positions

Refers to an appointment issued to an appointee who meets QS (Education, Training, Experience), except the Eligibility (i.e. lacks PBET/LET); but only in the absence of available PBET/LET eligible applicants qualified for the position to be filled.

Incumbent is given 5 years to pass the LET

Renewable every year, for 5 consecutive years

Reference: DO 3, s.2016; DO 51, s.2017;

What is a contractual appointment?

A contractual appointment may be given to:

those who obtains a rating of 70pts, but opts for a contractual appointment (usually practitioners); or

those have not passed the LET but obtained a rating of 65-69 (to be considered only if RQA has been exhausted and there are still vacancies).

A contractual appointment is also limited to part-timers

Reference: DO 3, s.2016; DO 51, s.2017

How will I be assessed? What are the criteria for ranking?

Applicants are evaluated based on the following criteria per track:

K to 10 (100 points):

Education = 20 points

Experience = 15 points

LET/PBET Rating = 15 points

Specialized Training = 10 points

Interview = 10 points

Demonstration Teaching = 15 points o English Communication Skills = 15 points

Senior High School

For Academic and Core Subjects Track (100 points):

Education = 20 points

Experience = 15 points

Specialized Training = 10 points

Interview = 15 points

Demonstration Teaching = 20 points o English Communication Skills = 10 points

Portfolio/Outstanding Achievements = 10 pts

For TVL Track (100 points):

Education = 15 points

Experience = 20 points o Specialized Training = 20 points o Interview = 15 points

Demonstration Teaching = 15 points o English Communication Skills = 5 points

Portfolio/Outstanding Achievements = 10 pts

For Arts and Design Track (100 points):

Education = 15 points

Experience = 20 points

Specialized Training = 15 points o Interview = 15 points

Demonstration Teaching = 15 points o English Communication Skills = 5 points

Portfolio/Outstanding Achievements = 15 pts

For Sports Track (100 points):

Education = 15 points

Experience = 20 points

Specialized Training = 15 points

Interview = 15 points

Demonstration Teaching = 15 points

English Communication Skills = 5 points

Portfolio/Outstanding Achievements = 15 pts

How does the scheduling of English Proficiency Test (EPT) work?

The Division Testing Coordinator shall coordinate with the Bureau of Education Assessment (BEA) for the schedule of the conduct of the EPT.

Due to COVID-19, EPT may be administered online; face-to-face tests may resume when community quarantine and physical distancing protocols permit to travel and gatherings.

Applicants may coordinate with the concerned SDO on the schedule and status of EPT administration.

Is it a ground for disqualification if I were not able to take the EPT?

No, the applicant’s inability to take EPT shall not be a ground for their disqualification. No EPT result shall only mean no score under the EPT criterion set in DepEd Order (DO) Nos. 07 and 22, s. 2015, and DO No. 03, s. 2016. Henceforth, applicants who have met the cut-off score in spite of the absence of an EPT score shall still be included in the Registry of Qualified Applicants (RQA).

What is a Registry of Qualified Applicants (RQA)? Is there a cut-off?

The RQA is the list of applicants who meet the cut-off score of 70pts.

There is a separate RQA for the ff:

Kindergarten and Elementary o JHS, by specializations o SHS, by subject groups

The RQA is posted in conspicuous places in the SDO.

How would I know if I get accepted?

Coordinate with the concerned SDO, particularly the HRMO

May refer to the Notice of Appointment Issued (NAI) posted in the website or bulletin boards of the SDO concerned

I am a provisional teacher. Will my appointment be renewed this June 2020 given that the official start of classes will be on August 24?

Yes, pursuant to the school calendar for SY 2020-2021, teachers are required to report for duty as early as June 1; henceforth, appointments of provisional teachers may be renewed, subject to applicable DepEd hiring guidelines and CSC rules and regulations.

Reference: DO 3, s.2016; DO 51, s.2017

DepEd Public School Teacher Hiring (K to 12) Legal Basis

DepEd OrderTitle
DO 7, s. 2015Hiring Guidelines for Teacher I Positions Effective School Year (SY) 2015-2016
DO No. 22, s. 2015Hiring Guidelines for the Remaining
Teaching Positions Effective School Year (SY) 2015-2016
DO No. 3, s. 2016Hiring Guidelines for Senior High School (SHS) Teaching Positions Effective School Year (SY) 2016-2017
DO No. 9, s. 2016Reinforcement of DepEd Order Nos. 7 and 22, s. 2015 as the Hiring Guidelines for Kindergarten to Grade 10 Teaching Positions
DO No. 27, s. 2016Qualification Standards for Senior High School (SHS) Teaching Positions in the Department of Education (DepEd)
DO No. 32, s. 2016Addendum to DepEd Order No. 3, s. 2016 (Hiring Guidelines for Senior High School [SHS] Teaching Positions Effective SY [SY] 2016-2017)
DO No. 49, s. 2016Guidelines on the Hiring of Contractual (Full-Time and Part-Time) Teachers in Senior High School
DO No. 50, s. 2017Hiring Guidelines for Teacher I Positions in Schools Implementing Indigenous Peoples Education Effective School Year 2016-2017
DO No. 51, s. 2017Amended Qualification Standards for Senior High School Teaching Positions in the Technical-Vocational-Livelihood Track and Other Clarifications on the Hiring Guidelines

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