TSC set to issue 1,000 teachers with employment letters

TSC set to issue 1,000 teachers with employment letters

At least 1,000 primary school teachers are set to be issued with employment and posting letters this month.

TSC advertised recruitment vacancies in July 2021 for teachers wishing to work with the Commission to apply.

The Commission advertised 1,995 internship posts for both primary and secondary school teachers. 1,038 slots were for primary schools and 957posts for secondary schools.

TSC outlined the following requirements for one to be eligible for recruitment as intern teacher;

a) Be Kenyan citizen;

b) Must be a registered teacher with Teachers Service Commission;

c)  Bea holder of a P1 Certificate for Primary Schools and a minimum of a Diploma in Education Certificate for Secondary Schools;

d) Hold original academic and professional certificates;

e) Should not have been in  previous employment with the Commission, as a teacher on permanent terms;

f)  Must not have served as teacher intern under TSC (teacher) Internship Programme;

g)  Be ready to be posted to any public educational institution in Kenya;

h) Must have a Personal Accident Insurance to cover for personal risks during the internship period.

In addition to the above, successful applicants were required to produce the following;

a) A copy of the National  Identity Card (ID) or Passport Certificate;

b)  A copy of Teacher Registration Certificate/ print-out from TSC portal evidencing registration as a teacher;

c) A copy of NCPWD card (where applicable);

d) A valid Certificate of Good Conduct;

e) Two (2) coloured  passport size photographs;

f) A copy of NHIF card;

g) A copy of KRA PIN.

TSC said the Intern teachers will work for a period of twelve months without extension.

Though the Commission said this is not a remunerative  engagement, interns attached to primary schools and secondary schools will be eligible for a monthly stipend of Kshs. 15,000/= and Kshs. 20,000/= respectively.

TSC also extended internship period for 4,005 teachers who were already serving under internship terms.

TSC further advertised 1,000 additional slots for primary school teachers for employment on permanent and pensionable terms.

The slots were distributed as follows for each county;

1) Baringo county 22

2) Bomet county 21

3) Bungoma county 21

4) Busia county 21

5) Elgeyo Marakwet 21

6) Embu county 21

7) Garissa county 21

8) Homabay county 21

9) Isiolo county 21

10) Kajiado county 21

11) Kakamega county 21

12) Kericho county 21

13) Kiambu county 21

14) Kilifi county 21

15) Kirinyaga county 22

16) Kisii county 21

17)Kisumu county 21

18) Kitui county 22

19) Kwale county 21

20) Laikipia county 21

21) Lamu county 21

22) Machakos county 22

23) Makueni county 21

24) Mandera county 21

25) Marsabit county 21

26) Meru county 21

27) Migori county 21

28) Mombasa county 21

29) Murang’a county 21

30) Nairobi county 22

31) Nakuru county 21

32) Nandi county 21

33) Narok county 21

34) Nyamira county 21

35) Nyandarua county 22

36) Nyeri county 21

37) Samburu county 21

38) Siaya county 22

39) Taita Taveta county 21

40) Tana River county 21

41) Tharaka Nithi county 21

42) Trans Nzoia county 22

43) Turkana county 21

44) Uasin Gishu county 21

45) Vihiga county 21

46) Wajir county 21

47) West Pokot county 21

The 1,000 successful applicants will be issued with their letters of employment as well as posting letters to enable them report to their new stations.

TSC has also made payment for new recruits fast and efficient after moving the casuality to online platform.

By 1st October 2021 TSC said there will be no filling of hardcopy casualty forms but instead school administrators will make use of the online casualty for admitting and posting teachers.

The posted teachers will start at job grade B5 where they will enjoy a salary of sh 21,756 at minimum and sh. 27,195 at maximum.

The teachers will move to job grade C1 after a period of three years as outlined in the Career Progression Guidelines for teachers.

BASIC SALARY

GradeTSC ScaleBasic Pay
Minimum
Basic Pay
Maximum
No. of Notches
B5521,75627,1956
C1627,19533,9946
C2734,95543,6946
C3843,15453,9436
C4952,30865,3857
C51062,27277,8407
D11177,84093,4087
D21291,041109,2497
D313104,644125,5737
D414118,242141,8917
D515131,380157,6567

COMMUTER ALLOWANCE

GradeTSC ScaleCommuter Allowance p.m
B554,000
C164,000
C275,000
C386,000
C498,000
C5108,000
D11112,000
D21212,000
D31314,000
D41414,000
D51516,000

DISABILITY GUIDE ALLOWANCE

GradeTSC ScaleDisability Guide Allowance p.m
B5520,000
C1620,000
C2720,000
C3820,000
C4920,000
C51020,000
D11120,000
D21220,000
D31320,000
D41420,000
D51520,000

LEAVE ALLOWANCE

GradeTSC ScaleAnnual Leave Allowance p.m
B554,000
C164,000
C276,000
C386,000
C496,000
cs106,000
D11110,000
D21210,000
D31310,000
D41410,000
D51510,000

HOUSE ALLOWANCE

                Grade           TSC Scale           Hse1 NairobiHse2 -Major Municipalities- Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Eldoret, Thika, Kisii and KitaleHse3 -Other former Minor Municipalities              Hse4 – alI other areas
BS56,7504,5003,8503,200
C1610,0007,5005,8004,200
C2716,50012,8009,6007,500
C3828,00022,00016,50013,000
C4928,00022,00016,50013,000
C51035,00025,50018,00015,400
D11145,00028,00021,00016,800
D21245,00028,00021,00016,800
D31345,00028,00021,00016,800
D41445,00028,00021,00016,800
D51550,00035,00025,00020,000

HARDSHIP ALLOWANCE

GradeTSC Scale Hardship Allowance p.m
B556,600
C168,200
C2710,900
C3812,300
C4914,650
C51017,100
D11127,300
D21227,300
D31331,500
D41431,500
D51538,100

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