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    Supply Teacher

     Reference No. Government Gazette dated 06/05/2022


    General Public   

    Definite  

    Teaching and Education
    Published Date: 06/05/2022 12:00
    Closing Date: 19/05/2023 17:15
    Ministry: Ministry for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation

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View File Appendix A 
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The Ministry for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation (MEYR) would like to remind all interested applicants that it has zero tolerance policy towards any form of child abuse. MEYR adheres to S.L. 327.546 (Recruitment, Initial Training and Continous Professional Development of Personnel and Protection of Minors in Compulsory Education Regulations 2016) in its recruitment process.


1.1. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation (MEYR) invites applications for the position of Supply Teacher within the Ministry for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation.

1.2. Applicants may wish to apply for the position of Supply Teacher in one or more of the following:
  1. Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC);
  2. Primary Education (General);
  3. Primary Education (Migrant Induction Programme);

  1. Secondary Education (Agribusiness); 
  2. Secondary Education (Computing and /or Information and Communication Technology - ICT);
  3. Secondary Education (Engineering Technology);
  4. Secondary Education (Ethics);
  5. Secondary Education (Hairdressing and Beauty);
  6. Secondary Education (Health and Social Care);
  7. Secondary Education (Hospitality);
  8. Secondary Education (Information and Communication Technology - ICT);
  9. Secondary Education (Migrant Induction Programme);
  10. Secondary Education (Media Literacy);
  11. Secondary Education (Personal, Social and Career Development - PSCD);
  12. Secondary Education (Retail);
  13. Secondary Education (Science);
  14. Secondary Education (Fashion and Textiles);
  15. Secondary Education (Vocational Information Technology (VIT) and/or Information and Communication Technology – ICT);

  1. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Accounting);
  2. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Arabic);
  3. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Art);
  4. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Biology);
  5. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Business Studies);
  6. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Chemistry);
  7. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Chinese);
  8. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Dance);
  9. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Drama);
  10. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Design and Technology);
  11. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (English);
  12. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (European Studies);
  13. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (French);
  14. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Geography);
  15. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (German);
  16. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Graphical Communication);
  17. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (History);
  18. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Home Economics);
  19. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Italian);
  20. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Maltese);
  21. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Mathematics);
  22. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Music);
  23. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Physical Education);
  24. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Physics);
  25. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Religion);
  26. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Social Studies);
  27. Secondary/Post-Secondary Education (Spanish);

  1. Post-Secondary Education (Classical Studies);
  2. Post-Secondary Education (Computing and/or Information Technology - IT);
  3. Post-Secondary Education (Economics);
  4. Post-Secondary Education (Engineering Drawing and Computer Aided Design);
  5. Post-Secondary Education (Environmental Science);
  6. Post-Secondary Education (Marketing);
  7. Post-Secondary Education (Philosophy);
  8. Post-Secondary Education (Psychology);
  9. Post-Secondary Education (Sociology);
  10. Post-Secondary Education (Systems of Knowledge);
  11. Post-Secondary Education (Theatre and Performance);  
1.2.1. Alternative Learning Programme (ALP) Subjects for mainstream education or specific school/s
  1. Secondary Education (Gardening);
  2. Secondary Education (Art & Design);
  3. Secondary Education (Auto Mechanics);
  4. Secondary Education (Automotive Repair - Body and Paint);
  5. Secondary Education (Basic Engineering);
  6. Secondary Education (Building Services);
  7. Secondary Education (Care Work);
  8. Secondary Education (Carpentry);
  9. Secondary Education (Customer Care and Sales);
  10. Secondary Education (Electrical Installations and Basic Electronics);
  11. Secondary Education (Oil and Water Gilding);  
  12. Secondary Education (Hairdressing);
  13. Secondary Education (Multi-Media);
  14. Secondary Education (Personal and Beauty Care);
  15. Secondary Education (Plumbing);
  16. Secondary Education (Pottery and Ceramics);
  17. Secondary Education (Sheet Metal/Blacksmith);
  18. Secondary Education (Welding and Fabrication);
1.2.2. Special Education as provided in Resource Centres/Resource Classes
  1. Special Education (Design and Technology);
  2. Special Education (General);
  3. Special Education (Home Economics);
  4. Special Education (Information Communication Technology - ICT);
  5. Special Education (Science);
  6. Special Education (Personal, Social and Career Development);
  7. Special Education (Physical Education);
1.2.3. According to the exigencies of the Malta Public Service, a selected candidate whose main area of specialisation is:
  • Accounting or Economics may also be required to teach Business Studies and/or Retail;
  • Business Studies may also be required to teach Retail;
  • Biology, Chemistry or Physics may also be required to teach Science;
  • Design and Technology may also be required to teach Graphical Communication;
  • Engineering Drawing and Computer Aided Design (CAD) may also be required to teach Graphical Communication;
  • English may also be required to teach English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in the Primary/Secondary Cycle;
  • Graphical Communication may also be required to teach Design and Technology;
  • Fashion and Textiles with ECTS/ECVET credits related to Home Economics may also be required to teach Textiles and Fashion and/or Home Economics;
  • Science with ECTS/ECVET credits relevant to Chemistry may also be required to teach Chemistry;
  • Science with ECTS/ECVET credits relevant to Biology may also be required to teach Biology;
  • Science with ECTS/ECVET credits relevant to Physics may also be required to teach Physics;
  • Maltese may also be required to teach Maltese as a Foreign Language (MFL) in the Primary/Secondary Cycle.
1.3. A selected candidate whose main area of specialisation is Art, Ethics, Science, Music, PE or PSCD (Secondary/Post-Secondary) may also be required to teach the respective subject in the Primary Cycle and Kindergarten.

1.4. A selected candidate whose main area of specialisation is any of the subjects taught at Secondary and/or Post-secondary level in clause 1.2 above may also be required to teach the respective subject in Learning Support Centres and/or schools offering Alternative Learning Programmes.

1.5. A selected candidate who is engaged to teach the Migrant Induction Programme may be required to teach more than one subject within the programme.

1.6. If a subject which is currently taught at a particular cycle and starts being taught at a different cycle, a selected candidate may be deployed accordingly.

1.7. A selected candidate may be required to undergo any special training as deemed necessary.

3.1. The salary attached to the position of Supply Teacher shall be as follows:

(a) Supply Teachers who are recruited in terms of paragraphs 5.1(iii) below (Category A result list in terms of paragraph 7.2 below) will be paid the minimum of Salary Scale 9, which in 2022 is €23,353 per annum if working on a full-time basis or a pro rata hourly rate according to the minimum of salary scale 9 if working on a part-time basis and an annual allowance of €650 or on a pro-rata basis, if employed for less than one scholastic year;

(b) Supply Teachers who are recruited in terms of paragraphs 5.1(iv) (Category B result list in terms of paragraph 7.2 below) will be paid the minimum of Salary Scale 10, which in 2022 is €21,950 per annum if working on a full-time basis or a pro rata hourly rate according to the minimum of Salary Scale 10 if working on a part-time basis and an annual allowance of €625 or on a pro-rata basis, if employed for less than one scholastic year;

(c) Supply Teachers who are recruited in terms of paragraphs 5.1(v) (Category C result list in terms of paragraph 7.2 below) will be paid the minimum of Salary Scale 12, which in 2022 is €19,323 per annum if working on a full-time basis or a pro rata hourly rate according to the minimum of Salary Scale 12 if working on a part-time basis and an annual allowance of €575 or on a pro-rata basis, if employed for less than one scholastic year.

3.2. Supply Teachers will also be entitled to the annual bonus and the weekly income supplement, both in full if working on a full-time basis or on a pro-rata basis according to the number of contact and non-contact hours worked if working on a part-time basis, provided however that these are not already being enjoyed by him/her under any of the provisions of the Social Security Act.

Duties

4. The job duties for the position of Supply Teacher may be viewed in Annex A attached to this Circular.

Eligibility

5.1. By the closing time and date of this call for applications, applicants must be:
    1. citizens of Malta; or
    2. citizens of the other Member States of the European Union who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters of employment by virtue of EU legislation and treaty provisions dealing with the free movement of workers; or
    3. citizens of any other country who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters related to employment by virtue of the application to that country of EU legislation and treaty provisions dealing with the free movement of workers; or
    4. any other persons who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters related to employment in terms of the law or the above-mentioned EU legislation and treaty provisions, on account of their family relationship with persons mentioned in paragraph (a), (b) or (c); or
    5. third country nationals who have been granted long-term resident status in Malta under regulation 4 of the “Status of Long-Term Residents (Third Country Nationals) Regulations, 2006” or who have been granted a residence permit under regulation 18(3) thereof, together with family members of such third country nationals who have been granted a residence permit under the “Family Reunification Regulations, 2007”or
    6. in possession of a residence document issued in terms of the “Residence Status of United Kingdom Nationals and their Family Members in Malta in accordance with the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community Regulations”.

The advice of the Citizenship Unit within Community Malta Agency and the Expatriates Unit within Identity Malta Agency should be sought as necessary in the interpretation of the above provisions.

The appointment of candidates referred to at (b), (c), (d) and (e) above would necessitate the issue of an employment licence in so far as this is required by the Immigration Act and subsidiary legislation.  Jobsplus should be consulted as necessary on this issue.

(ii) able to communicate in the Maltese and English languages; AND

Category A

(iii)
(a) in possession of a recognised teaching qualification at MQF Level 6/7 as defined in Appendix A or a comparable qualification in the cycle/subject/area applied for; OR

(b) in possession of recognised qualification at MQF level 7 (subject to a minimum of 60 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent*) or a comparable qualification in the cycle/subject/area applied for together with a a Teacher’s Warrant (Permanent) issued by the Council for the Teaching Profession (CTP) under article 24 (2) of the Education Act; OR

(c) in possession of any of the requisites in paragraphs 5.1(iii) (a) and (b) above, but not in the subject/area applied for, on condition that they are in possession of an Advanced Matriculation Level (minimum Grade E), or a recognised qualification at MQF Level 4 (subject to a minimum of 120 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent*) in the subject/area applied for. In case of Information and Communication Technology, an ICDL Advanced with a minimum of 18 ECTS at MQF Level 4 will be accepted, on condition that chosen applicants must successfully complete the required specific training in C3, by the end of scholastic year;

(d) for the Primary Education (General) and/or the Special Education (General) and/or Migrant Induction Programme, applicants may apply with the requisites in paragraphs 5.1(iii) (a) and (b) above with any specialisation in the cycle/subject/area;

(e) for the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) applicants may apply with the requisites in paragraphs 5.1(iii) (a) and (b) above with any specialisation in the cycle/subject/area on condition that they are in possession of an Advanced Matriculation Level (minimum Grade E) in one of the following: Maltese or English or Mathematics or Science;

(f) in the case of the following subjects taught at secondary cycle: Agribusiness, Engineering Technology, Hairdressing & Beauty, Health & Social Care, Hospitality, Information Technology, Media Literacy, Retail and Fashion & Textiles, applicants must be in possession of a Course in the Learning and Assessment of the VET subjects. Applicants not in possession of the Course in the Learning and Assessment of the VET subjects may still apply on condition that they have attained this qualification by end of scholastic year;

(g) all the applicants applying under paragraphs 5.1(iii) above would need to be eligible for a Teacher’s Warrant (Permanent) issued by the Council for the Teaching Profession (CTP) under article 24 (2) of the Education Act.

Any reference to a Teaching Qualification or a pedagogical qualification/course mentioned above is required to be as inidicated in the table found in Appendix A and is required to be deemed as comparable by the CTP in terms of article 24 (2) (d) (iv) of the Education Act. Holders of a Bachelor of Education or a PGCE or MTL awarded by the University of Malta are exempt from presenting such a comparability statement.

A table of recognised teaching qualification or pedagogical course (Appendix A) mentioned above, may be viewed by accessing the following link:

Category B

(iv)
in the absence of applications from eligible applicants according to paragraphs 5.1(iii) above and/or in the absence of successful candidates, eligibility shall be extended to applicants in possession of:

(a) a recognised qualification at MQF level 7 (subject to a minimum of 60 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent*) or a comparable qualification in the cycle/subject/area applied for; OR

(b) a recognised qualification at MQF level 6 with a minimum of 180 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent*) or a comparable qualification in the cycle/subject/area applied for; OR

(c) any of the qualifications mentioned in paragraphs 5.1(iv) (a) or (b) above, but not in the subject/area applied for, on condition that they are in possession of an Advanced Matriculation Level at MQF Level 4 (minimum Grade E) or a recognised qualification at MQF Level 4 (subject to a minimum of 120 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent*) or a recognised appropriate comparable qualification in the related subject/area applied for;

(d) for Primary Education (General) and/or Special Education (General) and/or Migrant Induction Programme, applicants may apply with any of the requisites in 5.1(iv) (a) and (b) above with any specialisation in the cycle/subject/area;

(e) for the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) applicants may apply with the requisites in paragraphs 5.1(iv) (a) and (b) above with any specialisation in the cycle/subject/area including in ECEC, on condition that they are in possession of an Advanced Matriculation Level (minimum Grade E) in one of the following: Maltese or English or Mathematics or Science;

(f) for Information and Communication Technology applicants may apply with the requisites in paragraphs 5.1 (iv) (a) and (b) above with any specialisation in the cycle/subject/area on condition that they are in possession of an Advanced Matriculation Level (minimum Grade E) in ECDL or in possession of an MQF Level 4 qualification with a minimum of 18 ECTS in ICDL Advanced. Applicants not in possession of specific training in C3 and may still apply on condition that when offered employment they successfully complete the required training in C3 by end of scholastic year;

(g) in the case of the following subjects taught at secondary cycle: Agribusiness, Engineering Technology, Hairdressing & Beauty, Health & Social Care, Hospitality, Information Technology, Media Literacy, Retail and Fashion & Textiles, applicants must be in possession of a Course in the Learning and Assessment of the VET subjects. Applicants not in possession of the Certificate Course in the Learning and Assessment of the VET subjects may still apply on condition that they have attained this qualification by end of scholastic year.

Category C
(v)
in the absence of applications from eligible applicants according to paragraphs 5.1(iii) and (iv) above and/or in the absence of successful candidates, eligibility shall be extended to applicants in possession of:

(a)
(i) a recognised Higher/Advanced Diploma at MQF level 5 (subject to a minimum of 60 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent*) in the subject/area applied for or a comparable qualification; AND

(ii) four (4) passes at Ordinary Level (“O” Level grade A-C) and/or Secondary Education Certificate (SEC grade 1-5) (MQF Level 3), or a recognised comparable qualification, which must include English Language, Maltese Language and Mathematics; OR

(b)
(i) two (2) subjects at Advanced Matriculation Level (minimum grade E) (MQF Level 4) or a recognised appropriate comparable qualification, where one (1) subject of the Advanced Matriculation Level (minimum grade E) or an Award at MQF Level 4 (subject to a minimum of 30 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent*) or a recognised appropriate comparable qualification, must be in the subject/area applied for; AND

(ii) four (4) passes at Ordinary Level (“O” Level grade A-C) and/or Secondary Education Certificate (SEC grade 1-5) (MQF Level 3), or a recognised comparable qualification, which must include English Language, Maltese Language and Mathematics; OR

(c)
(i) an MQF Level 4 qualification (subject to 120 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent*) or an appropriate comparable qualification in the subject/area applied; AND

(ii) four (4) passes at Ordinary Level (“O” Level grade A-C) and/or Secondary Education Certificate (SEC grade 1-5) (MQF Level 3), or a recognised comparable qualification, which must include English Language, Maltese Language and Mathematics;

(d) in the case of Physical Education, eligibility shall be extended to applicants in possession of an MQF Level 4 in Sports, AND four (4) passes at Ordinary Level (O Level grade A-C) and/or Secondary Education Certificate (SEC grade 1-5) (MQF Level 3), or a recognised comparable qualification, which must include English Language, Maltese Language and Mathematics;

(e) in the case of Engineering Drawing/Computer Aided Design (CAD), applicants who sat for their A Level (MQF level 4) examinations in Engineering Drawing in 2010 or before, need to produce an Advanced Matriculation Level (minimum grade E) (MQF level 4) in Engineering Drawing and Level 2D and 3D City and Guilds Certificates in Computer Aided Design, or recognised appropriate comparable qualification. Candidates who sat for their A Level (MQF level 4) in 2011 onwards need only to produce the Engineering Drawing A Level certificate as now this includes components in CAD;

(f) in the case of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) applicants must be in possession of a VET Diploma at MQF Level 4 in childcare with a minimum of 120 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent) in Childcare together with an Advanced Matriculation Level (minimum Grade E) in one of the following: Maltese or English or Mathematics or Science and four (4) passes at Ordinary Level (O Level grade A-C) and/or Secondary Education Certificate (SEC grade 1-5) (MQF Level 3), or a recognised comparable qualification, which must include English Language, Maltese Language and Mathematics;

(g) in the case of Information and Communication Technology, applicants applying under paragraph 5.1 (v) (b) (i) above must be in possession of an Advanced Matriculation Level (minimum Grade E) in ECDL or in possession of an ICDL Advanced at MQF Level 4 qualification with a minimum of 18 ECTS. Applicants not in possession of specific training in C3 may still apply on condition that when offered employment they successfully complete the required training in C3 by end of scholastic year;

(h) in the case of the following subjects taught at secondary cycle: Agribusiness, Engineering Technology, Hairdressing & Beauty, Health & Social Care, Hospitality, Information Technology, Media Literacy, Retail and Fashion & Textiles, applicants must be in possession of a Course in the Learning and Assessment of the VET subjects. Applicants not in possession of the Course in the Learning and Assessment of the VET subjects may still apply on condition that they have attained this qualification by end of scholastic year.

*In the absence of documentary evidence as to the ECTS/ECVET credits or other system of measuring the course content, the selection board is to evaluate the submitted programme of study and determine that it is comparable to 18/30/60/120/180 ECTS/ECVET credits (as applicable). The advice of the MQRIC may be sought.

(vi) Public Officers applying for this position must be confirmed in their current appointment.

5.2. (i) Qualifications at a level higher than that specified above will be accepted for eligibility purposes, provided they meet any specified subject requirements. 

(ii) Moreover, candidates who have not yet formally obtained any of the above-mentioned qualifications will still be considered. Such candidates are to submit evidence that they have been approved for the award of the qualification in question.

(iii) Furthermore, candidates who are currently following a recognised programme of study at a higher MQF level than that requested above will also be considered.  Such candidates are to submit evidence that they have successfully completed the necessary ECTS/ECVETS credits, or equivalent, and attained the required MQF level, by the closing time and date of the call for applications.

5.3. Applicants must be of conduct which is appropriate to the post applied for. In the case of applicants who are already in the Malta Public Service, the GP 47 is to be requested by HR Unit of the ministry /department issuing the call for application from the Director responsible for HR where applicants are serving, while those applying from outside the Public Service must produce a Certificate of Conduct issued by the Police or other competent authority not earlier than one (1) month from the date of application and state whether they have ever been in Government Service, giving details. 

5.4. Applicants must be eligible to take up their due appointment, in terms of 5.1 to 5.3 above, not only by the closing time and date of this call for applications but also on the date of appointment.

5.5. Applicants are obliged to immediately inform the Selection Board (if result has not yet been published, in which case the application should be withdrawn by the applicant) or the HR Unit within the issuing ministry / department (if result has been published) upon any change in the status of their appointment from the date of submission of their application until the closing date, or upon being called for appointment as a result, of this call for application, as the case may be. Non-observance of this instruction may lead to disciplinary action. On its part, at the start of the interview, the Selection Board will request the candidate to declare any changes in status of his/her current appointment from the date of submission of application.

5.6. Prospective applicants should note the requirement to produce MQRIC recognition statements in respect of their qualifications from MQRIC, or other designated authorities, as applicable, as per provisions applicable to this call for applications (see link below).

5.7. All applicants applying under paragraphs 5.1 above are to apply for a temporary warrant through the following link:
https://education.gov.mt/en/teachingprofession/Pages/CTP.aspx. The temporary warrant always expires on 31st August and must be renewed every school year.

Ministry / Department :

Ministry for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation

Contact Persons :

Edu Servizz.gov

Address :

Great Siege Road,Floriana,VLT2000

Telephone :

153

Email address :

[email protected]

  • Note

  • In case of conflict in interpretation of any part/s of a call for applications, the final interpretation should be that of the published Maltese version of the call for applications.