The Schools Division of Benguet will have its own share of new items for school year 2019-2020.
The items are distributed as follows: 19 Teacher I for Kindergarten/Elementary, one for Junior High School, 36 Teacher II for Senior High School, 12 Administrative Assistant III (Senior Bookkeeper) and 11 Administrative Assistant II (Disbursing Officer).
DepEd Undersecretary Jesus L. R. Mateo, in a letter dated June 4, 2019, said that the Department of Budget and Management’s (DBM) approval of these newly created “regular” teacher items are intended for newly established schools with existing school ID, schools with highest pupil/student teacher ratio (P/STR), schools with acute shortage of teachers, schools in far flung areas with teacher shortage and multi grade schools with less than three teachers.
The same Memo also stated that on the matter of appointing any qualified teacher applicant, it is emphasized that the hiring guidelines set forth in DepEd Order No. 50, s. 2016 and DepEd Order No. 3, s. 2016 must be strictly adhered to.
Eight were also recipients in “Sa Pinas, Ikaw Ang Ma’am at Sir” (SPIMS) Employment Program and are slated for permanent items.
For the non-teaching items, selection of the most qualified applicants must be anchored on the preferred qualifications set by authorities.
Deployment of the teachers hired in the Kindergartent/Elementary are the following school recipients: Lamtang ES, Pico ES and Bodiweng ES in La Trinidad Langbis PS-Tublay, Busoc PS-Atok, Bshoy ES-Kabayan, Acupan ES and Daynet ES-Itogon II, 2 items for Saguitlang ES-Tuba, 2 items for Lam-ayan PS-Buguias, Tuding ES and Gold Creek ES-Itogon I, Cotcot ES-Buguias, Ampongot Barrio School-Kapangan, Lubo ES-Kibungan, Kabayan CS and Ampucao ES-Itogon II.
For the Senior High School items, the following are the recipient schools: Twin Peaks National High School, Binga NHS, Ampusongan NHS, Bakun NHS-Sinacbat Ext. (2 items).,Cabiten NHS, Guinaoang NHS, Daclan NHS, Bokod NHS-Ambangeg Ext., Buguias NHS, Kapangan NHS, Tabio NHS, Mankayan NHS, Bedbed NHS, Bangao NHS, Balili NHS (2 items), Catlubong NHS, Evelio Javier Memorial NHS-Piminggan Abbex, Fianza Memorial NHS, TSHI-Ambuklao, Loacan NHS, Ampucao NHS, Laurencio Fianza NHS, Sablan NHS, Benguet NHS-Bineng, Benguet NHS-Alno, Loo NHS (2 items), Kibungan NHS (2 items), Madaymen NHS, Lepanto NHS, TSHI -Main (3 items).
Likewise, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has also approved the creation of financial staff positions like ADAS III (Senior Bookkeeper) and ADAS II (Disbursing Officer) intended for Schools Division Offices, Implementing Units (IUs) and Secondary Schools and Non-IU schools, wherein SDO-Benguet got her share of twelve ADAS III items and eleven ADAS II items distributed, to wit: six ADAS III-SDO proper, Kabayan District, Itogon District II, Kibungan District, Tublay District, Tuba District and Mankayan District. For the ADAS II; Laurencio Fianza NHS, Alejo M. Pacalso Memorial NHS, Kamora NHS, Gov. Bado Dangwa Agro Industrial School-Main, Mankayan NHS, Buguias NHS, Tuba NHS, Lepanto NHS, Kibungan NHS, Benguet NHS and Atok NHS.
The Schools Division of Benguet is under the leadership of Superintendent Marie Carolyn B. Verano, CESO VI
By: Susan Dawang