GES To Employ 7,730 Youth Through YEA: Application Begins 24th October 2019

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has signed a Memorandum of understanding with the Youth Employment Agency(YEA) to employ 7,730 young Ghanaians into the educational sector.This is to augment the non-teaching staff of the Ghana Education Service. This Memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed at the GES conference room in Accra on 21st October 2019.


Under the initiative dubbed “Schools’ Support Programme” of the he Youth Employment Agency(YEA) , the young recruits would be trained and deployed to 700 Senior High Schools across the country.

The programme have two operational areas; School Guards or Security Assistants and Kitchen Assistants.



School Guard / Security Assistants


The School Guards will provide security for students and staff on campuses of the various senior high schools. The duties of the School Guards under the initiative are to :  man the various points of entry and exit to the various various senior high schools. The School Guards  will inspect persons and vehicles entering and exiting school premises . They will also handle some basic forms of enquiry from the general public or refer them to appropriate offices for further action. The guards will also assist in other assignment by school authorities.

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Kitchen Assistant


The Kitchen Assistant under the initiative will assist the cooks in the various senior high schools. They will assist in the preparation of food and its serving to students. They will also assist with the general maintenance of the dining halls and kitchens of the various senior high schools.



Minimum Requirement


Ghanaians between the ages of 18-35 years are eligible for the two employment positions. All applicants  should at least be a holder of the Basic Education Certificate Examination(BECE).


Speaking at the ceremony in accra, the CEO of YEA Lawyer Justin Kodua stated that:

“the aim of the programme is to engage unemployed youth in various districts to promote a healthy and safe environment to enhance the development and educational achievement of senior high students and staff”. “This programme will run as a sub programme under the Youth in Community Improvement Module as established in the Youth Employment Agency Regulation LI2231”


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He indicated that the model would run for two years and that shortlisted candidates would be paid monthly through GETFund.

He added that an advertisement would be put out officially on Thursday, 24th October, 2019 for Ghanaians to apply for the various vacancies. Mr koduah indicated that after the two years, those who would be of good behavior may be pemanently employed by the GES if they get clearance to recruit.


He then appealed to the youth across the country to take advantage of the opportunity created.

On his part, the Director General of the Ghana Education Service, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa thanked the leadership of YEA for the introduction of the programme to augment the staff strength of the various senior high schools across the country.

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And  indicated that the partnership with the YEA would support the increasing demand for non-teaching staff in the 721 senior gigh schools accross the country due to the increasing number of students in the schools .




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