GES like other organizations has many allowances for Teachers, Today, we want to bring your mind on the Salary advance.
We know Teachers who Take loans of Ghc 200 or less just to be able to survive, Obtaining a loan of Ghc 1, 000 at the Bank comes with huge interest.
Should teachers get salary advance, it will help them avoid some of these hard loans rather referred to as soft Loans.
In the CA for Teaching Staff, there is evidence the employer gives give salary advance to its’ workers.
Two month Basic salary Advance approved by management may be paid to an employee proceeding on leave which may be recovered in twelve (12) month.
There Ghana Education Service may also grant special advance to members of the Service in the event of verified death of employee’s father, mother, spouse, child, or in the case of theft, fire, or such mishap.
An employee on application may be considered for not more than Two (2) months’ Salary Advance.
Repayment of such advance shall commence after two (2) months grace period and shall be spread over a period not exceeding twenty-four (24) months.
To begin the salary advance process, write a detailed request in a letter
Obtain a cover letter from your head
Attach the letters and submit to the GES IPP unit.
The teacher will be paid by the Controller and Accountant General’s Department. The advances are recovered in instalments and are usually interest-free.
Most teachers confirm they have ever taken this salary advance before and it was helpful, But could not confirm if the scheme is still available.
In our seekersnewsgh’s search for answers, we were referred to the collective Agreement, And it states categorically on page 26-27 the salary advance and the Special Advance explained earlier.
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