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5. Learning and Development

Rules, guidelines and processes for the continuous learning and development of teachers. Recom...

Who the manual is for

1.1 About this Manual

All teachers, school leaders and other staff working within the teaching service Non-HR special...

3.1 Registration

In this section: - What is registration - How to register as a teacher

Further reading: What is teacher workforce planning and why is it important?

2.1 Teacher Workforce Planning

  One of the teaching service´s main responsibilities is to ensure that every class and grade in...

Further Reading: About Recruitment

2.3 Recruitment

Recruitment takes place when an organisation needs to employ a qualified person on a permanent ...

Rules: Teacher & School leader jobs

2.2 Teacher and School Leader: The Jobs

Includes: Understanding of the context of the job of teacher and school leader and General rules ...

Rules: Teacher Workforce Planning

2.1 Teacher Workforce Planning

Includes rules on: Teacher workforce planning, Deployment, Teachers in remote areas and Attract...


1.1 About this Manual the Human Resource Manual for Teachers and School Leaders in Sierra Leone  ENTER  This ...

Process: How to forecast and report the demand for teachers at school level

2.1 Teacher Workforce Planning

At the end of each school year, school leaders must estimate the need for teachers at their schoo...


1.1 About this Manual

The Human Resource Manual for Teachers and School Leaders, in short the HR Manual, aims to addres...


1.1 About this Manual

Long-term objective (Impact) To improve the quality of teaching in primary and secondary school...

How to use this manual

1.1 About this Manual

The HR Manual is available in print and digital format. The guidance below is for digital users. ...

2.8 Separation from the teaching service

In this section: - Rules and processes on leaving the teaching service including Resignation, T...

Teacher Job Description

2.2 Teacher and School Leader: The Jobs

Full job description for a position as a teacher including: purpose, tasks and competencies Po...

School Leader Job Description

2.2 Teacher and School Leader: The Jobs

Full job description for a position as a school leader including: tasks, competencies and quali...


1.1 About this Manual

The methodology applied in the preparation of this manual is based on considerable engagement wit...

Positions, Salary Grades and Experience

2.2 Teacher and School Leader: The Jobs

Salary grades and required qualifications and experience for teaching positions.    POSITIO...

About Human Resource Management

1.2 About Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management (HR) is a strategic function. It is fundamentally different from Person...

Rules: Recruitment

2.3 Recruitment

Includes: General rules; Recruitment and Selection; Employment; Special Rules for contract empl...

Facts and figures on schools, teachers and pupils in Sierra Leone

1.3 The Teaching Service in Sierra Leone

The following information is taken from the School Census 2019. The census report was still in dr...

Policies and Regulations

1.3 The Teaching Service in Sierra Leone

The human resource management of teachers in Sierra Leone is governed by the policies and regulat...

Key Organisations

1.3 The Teaching Service in Sierra Leone

The Education Act, 2004 details the mandates, key responsibilities and composition of educational...

2.9 Retirement

In this section: - Rules on retirement - Retirement process

2.7 Transfer

In this section: - What are the rules for transfer - Who can initiate a transfer - How to a...

1. About

In introduction to the HR manual, including: - It's purpose, Who is it for and How to use it -...

1.1 About this Manual

About this manual and how to navigate it.

2. Teacher Human Resource Management

Rules, guidelines and processes for the HR management of teachers including recruitment, probatio...

3. Registration & Licensing

Rules, guidance and processes of teacher registration and and licensing. Recommended reading f...

4. Payroll and benefits

Guidance on payroll processes and benefits. Note: Benefits are currently under consideration. ...

6. Teacher Performance

Rules and guidance on teacher performance and the appraisal process. Recommended reading for a...

7. Teacher – Employer Relations & Teacher Welfare

Important rules and guidance on teacher-employer relations, equal opportunities, occupational hea...

8. Forms & Sample Letters

Repository of TSC HR forms and sample letters.

2.1 Teacher Workforce Planning

In this section: - How to plan the teaching workforce in schools - Rules on deployment - The...

2.2 Teacher and School Leader: The Jobs

In this section: - What tasks are teachers and school leaders responsible for. - What are comp...

2.3 Recruitment

In this section: - Recruitment rules and processes

1.2 About Human Resource Management

An introduction to modern human resource management.

2.6 Leave

In this section: - Rules for different types of leave including vacation, study leave and mater...

1.3 The Teaching Service in Sierra Leone

A brief description of the teaching service in Sierra Leone.

2.4 Probation and New in the Job

In this section: - Rules of probation - How to support new teachers

4.1 Pay and Benefits

Guidance on payroll and benefits.

7.3 Occupational Health & Safety

In this section: - What is occupational health and safety - How to ensure safety in schools ...

7.4 Work Environment

In this section: - The importance of a good work environment

5.1 Teacher Professional Development

In this section: - What is Teacher Professional Development (TPD) - TPD and career path - Pro...

5.2 Teacher Education

In this section: - Qualifications and requirements to become a teacher - Teacher training inst...

5.3 Induction Programme

In this section: - What is involved in the induction programme - How to deliver induction trai...

1.4 Background Information

Acknowledgements, foreword, acronyms and references for the HR Manual.

2.5 Promotion & Career

In this section: - the criteria for promotion - how to apply for a promotion - promotion pro...

Further Reading: Job Description

2.2 Teacher and School Leader: The Jobs

Job descriptions guide the work of teachers and school leaders and are at the heart of many Per...