Grade C1 teachers are found in both Primary schools and Secondary schools. In primary schools its also known as Primary Teacher I while in secondary schools its known as Secondary Teacher II.
PROMOTION OF TEACHERS GRADE C1 TO C2
In primary school, teachers who have spent three years in Grade B5 are automatically moved to Grade C1.
Primary school teachers in Grade C1 are also known as Primary Teacher I and are in T-Scale 6.
Promotion of primary school teachers in Grade C1 to C2 is not automatic. Infact in primary school Grade C2 belongs to Senior Teachers.
Grade C2 is a promotional grade for primary school teachers. It is also an entry grade into the administrative cadre. Entry into this grade is competitive and subject to availability of vacancies.
For a primary school teacher to be promoted from Grade C1 to Grade C2 he/she must apply online when TSC makes an advert.
He/she must also have served for at least three years in Grade C1 in addition to having the required qualifications which is a minimum of a Diploma.
In secondary school Grade C1 is the entry grade for Diploma teachers. Secondary school teachers with Diplomas enter this grade immediately after recruitment.
A secondary school teacher in Grade C1 is also known as Secondary Teacher II.
Secondary school Diploma teachers in Grade C1 will then move to Grade C2 automatically after serving for three years.
Kindly note that all teachers in areas classified as ASAL and Hard to staff areas are promoted on affirmative action.
Below are different salaries and allowances paid to teachers in Grade C1, and C2 teachers
|Grade||TSC Scale||Basic Pay|
|Grade||TSC Scale||Commuter Allowance|
DISABILITY GUIDE ALLOWANCE
|Grade||TSC Scale||Disability Guide Allowance|
|Grade||TSC Scale||Annual Leave Allowance|
|Grade||TSC Scale||Hse1 Nairobi||Hse2 -Major Municipalities- Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Eldoret, Thika, Kisii and Kitale||Hse3 -Other former Minor Municipalities||Hse4 – alI other areas|
|Grade||TSC Scale||Hardship Allowance|