Guidelines for Selection and Promotion

The issuance of these Guidelines aims to integrate and further institutionalize the primary objective of the K to 12 Basic Education Program, which is to enhance the overall quality of basic education in the country by hiring highly-competent teachers, and to uphold the Department's mandate under the Magna Carta for Public School Teachers (Republic Act 4670) to promote and improve public school teachers' employment and career opportunities as well as to attract more people with proper qualifications to the teaching profession.
GUIDELINES ON THE RECRUITMENT, SELECTION AND PLACEMENT OF PERSONNEL PURSUANT TO THE DEPED RATIONALIZATION PROGRAM UNDER EXECUTIVE ORDER 366 S. 2004
These guidelines shall apply to the appointment and promotion of Teaching and Related Teaching group such as: Teacher II and III; Education Supervisor I, II and III; Chief Education Supervisor, Education Program Specialist I and II, Senior Education Program Specialist, Chief Education Program Specialist, Guidance Counselors, Guidance Coordinators and other teaching and related teaching positions indicated in the Magna Carta for Public Schools Teachers, except School Heads - Principals and Head Teachers; and all Non-Teaching Group.
The Guidelines on the Selection, Promotion and Designation of School Heads were promulgated under DepEd Order No. 85, S. 2003 in pursuance to RA 9155 on the basis of merit, competence, fitness and equality.
This is the modified Qualification Standards for the positions of Head Teacher I to III and Principal I to IV (for elementary level); Head Teacher I to VI and Principal I to IV (for secondary level) of the Department.
It is the policy of the Department of Education to strictly adhere to the principles of merit, competence, fitness and equality. The selection of employees shall be based ont heir relative qualifications and competence to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.