The Department of Education (DepEd) calls for expressions of intent for full-time and part-time teaching positions in the Senior High School (SHS, Grades 11 and 12) for School Year (SY) 2016-2017.
This call is addressed to qualified and highly-competent teachers, professionals, practitioners, and experts who are interested in teaching the core curriculum and/or applied and specialized subjects under the four SHS tracks:
- Core curriculum– Language, Humanities, Communication (Media and Information Literacy), Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Philosophy, and Physical Education and Health
- Applied Track subjects in the Academic Trackand/or specialized subjects under the following strands:
- Accountancy, Business and Management (ABM)
- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
- Humanities and Social Science (HUMSS)
- General Academic (GA)
The ABM curriculum will allow you to get a deeper appreciation of the fantastic world of accounting and business management without the hassle of going to Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and other specialize mathematical subjects that you won’t need.
Subjects in the ABM will give you the tools you will need on your journey to success in the corporate world. Expect that you will be studying financial and management accounting alongside the legal, business, and organizational contexts that you will be encountering as enterprise. In taking this strand, you will be able to analyze assets, interpret profitability, understand financial positions, and prepare audit accounts.
Getting accountancy is not left to just being an accountant. You can become an accounts payable clerk, bookkeeper, budget analyst, internal auditor, chief financial officer among others.
Get on board with other various tracks in the corporate setting like loan officer, administrative assistant, community-service manager, market-research analyst, financial adviser, and even become a statistician.
This means agriculture-related activities that put farmers, processors, distributors, and consumers within a market system of agricultural products. The Department of Trade and Industry eyes in transforming agricultural farming into a thriving agribusiness-driven sector.
STEM will offer you a subject on Earth Science that would discuss continental drift, index fossils, and renewable energy. This program would also help you identify areas that vulnerable to disasters, interpret hazard maps, and learn the proper use of hydro meteorological tools.
Pre-Calculus and Basic Calculus
Take out your calculators and get a piece of paper. This should be your starter pack for your Pre-Calculus and Basic Calculus classes. These are all essential once you take your bachelor course on Mathematics or Engineering.
Physics classes will explain the various phenomenons that are happening around us. You can also try magic tricks of kinematics, momentum, impulse, and a lot more. Also take into account the various thermodynamic concepts, oscillations, gravity among others.
You will also learn to identify the different species of monkeys or take part with environment conservationists in saving Earth. Through the STEM curriculum, you can be an Eco Warrior!
While it is true that the HUMMS means less math and less numbers, this does not mean that this strand is ‘easier’ than other strands. Part of the curriculum includes introduction to world religions, Philippine and world literature, political and community development specialization subjects, and more.
With various communication disciplines, techniques, and skills learned from the strand, you can become a diplomat, a journalist, a writer, a lawyer among others.
Economics and Sociology
If you’ve got the guts and ideals to go into politics, civic leadership, or community work, the HUMMS got you covered. You can also be involved with careers on history, public administration, social work, anthropology, environmental planning, or theology.
Possible careers under the HUMMS track also include professionals on literature, philosophy, guidance counselling, linguistics, Philippine Studies, and English. At the HUMMS curriculum, you will deal with human experiences through which your lessons would be developed.
Other fields that you could qualify are psychotherapy, market research, criminology, and military science.
Some subjects offered are Humanities, Social Sciences, Applied Economics, Organization and Management, and Disaster Preparedness.
Making a Da Vinci in you? Humanities can be any of the specialized subjects in the Humanities and Social Sciences (HumSS) Strand. This could be Creative Writing / Malikhaing Pagsulat; Introduction to World Religions and Belief Systems; Creative Nonfiction; Trends, Networks, and Critical Thinking in 21st Century Culture.
Want to become the next President? Social Science subjects can be Philippine Politics and Governance; Community Engagement, Solidarity, and Citizenship; Disciplines and Ideas in the Social Sciences; Disciplines and Ideas in the Applied Social Sciences.
Gearing up to be the new Mareng Winnie? Applied Economics will discuss basic economic problems of the country; analyze market structures; and study strategies to minimize negative impact and maximize positive impact of businesses in the community.
Organization and Management
Thinking of managing an enterprise? Organization and Management introduces students to analytical tools like Political Economic Social and Technological (PEST) and Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) that can be used when starting business ventures.
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction
Seeing yourself as Mang Tani? Through Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction, students will analyze disasters from different perspectives; explain and differentiate disasters; and identify areas that are exposed and prone to destructive calamities.