Operational Policy Guidelines For The Office Of The SEB Secretary
  • The Board Secretary shall be Chief Administration Officer of the Board
  • Keep all records of the proceedings of the Board or Committee as the case may be
  • Submit biannual report to the Federal Capital Territory Minister
  • Perform such other functions as the Board may, from to time, assign as appropriate
Operational Guidelines on Recruitment/appointment Admin)
Recruitment of staff into the Board is done in line with the provisions of the Public Service Rule, Scheme of Service and other extant rules for teaching and non-teaching staff.
  • The Board recruits purely professional teachers with B.ED, BA(Ed), Bsc, BA, HND with PGDE and evidence of registration with Teacher’s Registration Council (TRC)
  • To be eligible for permanent and pensionable appointment into the Board, the applicant must be a Nigerian as defined in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In addition, the applicant must
    1. Possess a certificate signed by the Chairman or Secretary of his/her Local Government indicating his/her state of origin and Local Government Area
    2. Not be less than 18 years and not more than 50 years of age
    3. Possess such minimum qualifications as specified in the approved scheme of service from time to time
    4. Be certified by a Government medical Officer as medically fit
    5. State whether or not he/she has been convicted of a criminal offence
    6. Possess a testimonial of good conduct from his/her last employment, or if not previously employed, from the school or institution last attended
    7. Possess the NYSC discharge or exemption certificate where applicable
  • Recruitment is done to reflect Federal Character as prescribed by the Federal Character Commission
  • All appointments to key positions are purely based on seniority and previous performance
Operational Guidelines on promotion/ discipline (Admin)
The Board’s policy guideline on promotion is tailored in line with the guidelines for appointments, promotion and discipline of the Federation as contained in the Public Service Rule and other extant rules
  • It has Establishment Committees (Junior and Senior staff Committees) which handles the promotions of junior and senior staff
  • Based on the existing guideline, junior officers on GL between 2-6 are promoted only when they might have spent a minimum of 2 years on a grade on the date of promotion. Officers must meet the all necessary requirement for promotion
  • Eligible officers are required to submit Annual Performance Evaluation Report (APER) for the previous 2 years (for junior staff and 3 years for senior staff
  • Only senior officers who have spent a minimum of 3 years on grade levels 7-14 and a minimum of 4 years on grade levels 15-16 on the date of promotion to the next grade level
  • Effective date of all promotions shall be 1st January, following the promotion exercise
  • Promotion shall be subject to availability of vacancies, except where otherwise indicated in the scheme of service
  • All senior officers due for promotion shall take written examination and marks awarded accordingly
  • Eligibility for promotion also depends on meeting the minimum score of 60% and satisfying all promotion criteria
  • In any case, any officer who has pending disciplinary issues shall not be considered for promotion until such cases are dispensed with.
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Operational Guidelines on training and re-training of staff (Admin)
The Board’s training policy is in line with the provision of the Public Service Rules and other extant rules
  • It allows officers to undertake Part-time courses, workshop and seminars, grants study leave with pay to its serving officers for the period of which must not exceed 2 years with their normal emoluments and allowances. However, in case of a carry-over or extension can not be more than a maximum of 1 year
  • It allows for study leave without pay, where the courses of study are not contained in the approved training proposals of the Board. Such officers on study leave without pay are not entitled to emoluments and allowances and the duration of study leave without pay may not exceed 4 years, in the first instance, after which the officer can apply fro one year extension if the arises. The period of study shall not be regarded as break in service
  • All officers of the Board are expected to undergo a minimum of 2 workshops/seminar within 3 years, where funds does not permit on a yearly basis
  • Officers whishing to undergo study leave with pay are encouraged to seek admission in institutions within and zones contiguous to the FCT, except where such courses are not offered in the institution proximal to the FCT
Operational Guidelines on staff posting/transfer (Admin)
  • Staff posting/ transfer are done based on needs of schools
  • No staff is transferred until he/she has spent a minimum of 4 years and a maximum of 6 years in a station except on the need to satisfy an urgent demand within the span or control of the Board
Operational Guideline on channel of communication (Admin)
All communication/correspondence/grievances must be addressed to the Office of the Chairman through the Secretary of the Board Guideline on Finance(Admin)
  • All the operational guidelines of the Board’s funds are in line with the Financial Regulations as regards the receipt and disbursement of public funds accruing to it from statutory allocations via the budget
  • All fund request above N400,00.00 is treated by the instrument of the Local purchase order (LPO), whereas expense below N400,000.00 can be processed giving cash advances for direct purchases or projects which must be retired by the officer making the request within 3 months; and failure to comply may cause deductions from the officer’s emolument until the amount advanced is liquidated
  • The Board places high premium on its staff as the prime mover of the operation of its mandate, hence it gives priority attention to the following:
    1. Prompt and regular payment of staff and other emolument
    2. Repatriation and burial expenses
    3. Staff claims
    4. Student’s feeding allowances
    5. Release relating to utilities and the day to day administrative costs are given topmost attention