Job Vacancy For Senior Assistant Secretary (Regional Secretary)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the following position in the Ghana National Association of Teachers: Senior Assistant Secretary (Regional Secretary)

Job Description

• Ensures implementation of decisions, policies and programmes of GNAT
• Directs activities within the Region, relating to coordinating of, and participating in recruitment and retention of members
• Liaises with Executive Members, District and Local Association Officers
• Assists in the Co-ordination and Execution of Training Programmes in the region consistent with the Unions National Training Programmes
• Assists in supporting, as appropriate, the National Training Programmes, having regard to the needs of the region
• Assists in dealing with personal cases
• Attends District and local association meetings within the region
• Liaises with government and non-governmental organisations, in matters related to education and welfare of teachers
• Monitors District and local branches of the association
• Appraises performance of District Secretaries
• Ensures financial discipline in the GNAT secretaries in the region
• Writes terminal and annual reports on activities including financial reports
• Projects and promotes the Union through the media in conjunction with the Regional Executives
• Performs any other duty assigned by the General Secretary or his/her representative

Qualification Required & Experience

• Must be a professional teacher not below the Rank Assistant Director I with not less than 4 years experience on the Rank or Assistant Secretary I with not less than 4 years on the Rank or Assistant Secretary II with not less than 5 years on the Rank or Assistant Secretary II (District Secretary) with not less than 7 years on the Rank
• Must possess a first degree from a recognised university
• Should not be below 40 years or above 50 years of age at the time of appointment
• Must possess a working knowledge in basic computer applications in Word, Excel and Power Point will be an advantage

Person Specification

• A highly motivated individual with a high sense of responsibility, integrity, dependability, initiative and excellent interpersonal, managerial and leadership skills

Level of Responsibility

• Responsible to the General Secretary through the Deputy General Secretary, Administration and Labour Relations


As determined by the National Executive

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should apply for forms from Regional GNAT Secretariats or the Office of the General Secretary or download the forms from for completion

Completed application forms (4 copies), together with curriculum vitae (C.V), 4 recent passport size photographs, photocopies of relevant certificates, current pay slip should be forwarded to the:

The General National Association of Teachers
National Secretariat
P.O.Box 209

Closing Date: 30 June, 2020