Govt advises private schools to seek sanction for new posts

Thursday, Jul 9, 2015,22:26 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Private School Managements in Kerala will have the right to make postings only after obtaining sanction from the Government from 2015-16,  according to  new Teachers package announced by the State Government.
The posts will be sanctioned in the teachers-students ratio of 1:45, as per stipulations of KER from 2015-16. If the managements claim to make postings in the eligible posts, then the Government should convey their decision within 30 days, a government release said.
If the Government is not responding to the same, the the management can go ahead with the posting and after the Government provides sanction after the completion of due process, the teachers will be entitled to get all benefits right from the date of their posting.
Managements will have the right to post specialist teachers in schools, as per norms and regulations of the KER. If there is no required period/students as mentioned in KER in a school, then Corporate Managements can club the schools under their ownership would have the right to appoint teachers. Individual Management Schools would also be clubbed and accordingly, specialist teachers will be posted by the Government.
The government will make necessary sanctions to the additional posts of teachers only after the period of 2011-12, duly approved by the KER in the ratio 1.45. If they are required to go out in succeeding years without any designation, they will be entitled to seek rights only under rule-51A.
The arrear for maintenance grant will be sanctioned before 2015 on the basis of  UID. The managements should make arrangements for posting of teachers in the leave vacancy up to three months.
The norms in the GO dated November 6, 2012 will be in effect for uneconomic schools. Those included in the teachers bank will also be protected and the government would take a decision to redeploy them. Corporate Managements are bound to post them in their own schools whenever vacancy arises.
Individual Managements are also entitled to post the teachers in their schools when vacancy arises. They will be given protection by the government, till they get posted, the release added.