TSC to effect promotion of 1,000 teachers despite Knut opposition

TSC to effect promotion of 1,000 teachers despite Knut opposition

The Teachers Service Commission will promote some 1,000 teachers despite opposition by the Kenya National Union of Teachers’ (Knut).

The commission has invited applications to fill the posts in line with the career progression guidelines (CPG)—an action Knut claims is in breach of court orders.

Knut has opposed the performance based progression module adopted by the TSC arguing that it will disenfranchise some 50,000 teachers due for promotions, having pursued further studies.

TSC’s decision to conduct promotions based on CPG has been a subject of contention between the teachers’ employer and union for some time now.

Last week, Knut filed a petition in court seeking the jailing of TSC boss Nancy Macharia for disobeying orders on implementation of CPG.

Knut secretary-general Wilson Sossion argued TSC continues to advertise and issue circulars for implementation of the guidelines, despite being suspended by the court in 2019.

Mr Sossion said the dignity of the court was under attack by the TSC actions. Though lawyer Hillary Sigei, Knut said the orders issued by Justice Byrum Ongaya in 2019 were still in force.

Last year, Knut accused TSC of running parallel payroll for teachers that denied its members pay increments and promotions.

TEACHERS SERVICE COMMISSION PROMOTION ADVERT JANUARY 2021

VACANCIES FOR SECONDARY TEACHER I, SENIOR MASTER IV, DEPUTY PRINCIPAL III, SENIOR PRINCIPAL, DEPUTY PRINCIPAL II AND SENIOR  LECTURER IV.

The Teachers Service Commission is a Constitutional Commission established under article 237 of the Constitution.

Pursuant to its  mandate, the Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the posts shown below inline with the CAREER PROGRESSION GUIDELINES FOR TEACHERS.

Interested  candidates, who meet the required qualifications, should make  their applications online  through  the  TSC website- www.tsc.go.ke so as to be received on or before 9th February, 2021

Please note that manual applications will not be considered. Teachers Service Commission is an equal employer and persons with disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

S/NO.ADVERT NO.VACANCYTsSCALEPOSTS
1.2/2021Secondary Teacher I8492
2.3/2021Senior Master IV 9363
3.4/2021Deputy Principal  III1172
 4.5/2021Senior Principal  14  15
  5.6/2021Deputy Principal II  12  30
  6.7/2021Senior Lecturer IV  9  28

Applicants shall be required to upload the following valid documents during application:

a)  Certificate of Registration as a teacher;

b)  Certificate of Good Conduct;

c)   Clearance Certificate by Higher Education Loans Board;

d)   Clearance Application from EACC;

e)   Clearance Certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau;

f)    KRA Tax Compliance Certificate;

g)   Highest Academic Certificate.

NOTE:

Applicants are advised to give accurate information while making their applications.

Those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will  be automatically disqualified.

DR. NANCY NJERI MACHARIA
COMMISSION SECRETARY/CHIEF EXECUTIVE

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