TSC Releases New Guidelines For Replacement Of Primary School Teachers And Interns

By Getrude Mathayo / Published June 6, 2022 | 4:13 pm




KEY POINTS

Teachers who are registered but do not possess Certificates of Registration must attach a copy of the online printout of the TSC Number and original bank pay-in slip for teacher registration


TSC KNUT

KEY TAKEAWAYS


Requirements for one to be employed by the TSC;

  1. Must be a Kenyan citizen
  2. Must be 45 years of age and below
  3. Must be registered as a teacher as stipulated in Section 23 of the Teachers Service Commission Act 2012.

The Teacher Service Commission (TSC) recruits teachers following the laid-down rules updated regularly. TSC advertises job vacancies, and interested candidates submit application forms to the counties or institutions where they want to be considered for employment.

Requirements for one to be employed by the TSC;

  1. Must be a Kenyan citizen
  2. Must be 45 years of age and below
  3. Must be registered as a teacher as stipulated in Section 23 of the Teachers Service Commission Act 2012.

Those registered but do not possess Certificates of Registration must attach a copy of the online printout of the TSC Number and original bank pay-in slip for teacher registration

Original Professional and Academic Certificates, which may include;

  1. CPE/KCPE Certificate
  2. KCE/KCSE Certificate
  3. PTE Certificate
  4. Diploma Certificate
  5. Degree Certificate
  6. School Leaving Certificate

NB: Candidates without academic and professional certificates must show evidence of having applied for confirmation from KNEC. It is the onus of the concerned teacher to follow up with KNEC within 14 days.

ALSO READ: How to File Your NSSF Returns Online

Qualifications For Recruitment By TSC For Internship

Graduate Teachers, Applicants must have:

  1. A minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE and C+ (plus) in each of the two teaching subjects or a minimum of two (2) principles and one (1) subsidiary pass at ‘A’ Level.
  2. In addition, they must have:
  3. A Bachelor of Education Degree with two (2) teaching subjects.
  4. A Bachelor of Science or Arts Degree plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) with two teaching subjects. TSC Employment Requirements
  5. Bachelor of Science with Education and Bachelor of Arts with Education with two teaching subjects.

NB: Bachelor of Education holders with C Plain mean grade and C Plain in the two teaching subjects at KCSE and have undertaken a diploma or A-Level also qualify

Diploma Teachers

Applicants must have:

  1. A mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or its equivalent and with at least C+ (or Credit Pass) in the two teaching subjects or a minimum of one (1) principle and two (2) subsidiaries at ‘A’ level or
  2. In addition, they must have:
  3. A Diploma in Education from a recognized Teacher Training Institution
  4. Diploma Teachers who graduated in 2008 or before with a mean grade of C (plain) and C (plain) in the two teaching subjects qualify for consideration. TSC Employment Requirements

Certificate Teachers

  1. Minimum grade C Plain in KCSE and above.
  2. PTE Certificate from KNEC.
  3. Mean grade of C-(minus) for visually and hearing-impaired persons.
  4. Special Needs Education: KSL and Braille are considered a second teaching subject, e.g., Biology/KSL, Geography/Braille

Candidates whose training is in subjects not in the Kenyan Curriculum don’t qualify for employment irrespective of undertaking a Post Graduate Diploma in education and enhancement.

  1. Applicants with Economics/Accounting, Social Education, and Ethics can apply for business studies and CRE/IRE vacancies.
  2. Diploma teachers with English /other subjects qualify for employment as Teacher/Literature teachers.
  3. All applicants must have studied the two teaching subjects at KCSE except for agriculture, business studies, Home Science, and computer. For those who did not study agriculture and home science, one should have attained a minimum of C+ in biology at KCSE. For those who did not study business studies and computers, one should attain a minimum of a C+ in mathematics in KCSE.
  4. Graduate teachers should have studied a minimum of 8-course units in each teaching subject.
  5. Candidates presenting enhancement certificates/ transcripts from recognized institutions qualify for employment.
  6. Teachers who are above 45 years can apply to be recruited on contractual terms.
  7. Such teachers will be recruited on a 3-year renewable contract subject to performance
  8. Such teachers engaged in the contract will not serve beyond the age of 65 years

TSC Employment Requirements: Recruitment and Selection

  1. Applicants applying for posts in Primary schools must be holders of a P1 certificate.
  2. Interested candidates should apply to the TSC County Director in the County where a vacancy has been advertised and submit all relevant academic and professional documents.
  3. Primary teachers are usually employed through competitive selection interviews. During the selection day, one should carry the following original documents to the sub-county selection panel;
  4. National Identity card
  5. CPE/KCPE certificate (including first attempt certificate if one repeated exam).
  6. PTE certificate
  7. School/college leaving certificates
  8. Applicants applying for posts in Secondary Schools must be holders of a minimum of a Diploma in Education Certificate.
  9. Interested candidates should apply to the Secretary, Board of Management of the school where a vacancy has been advertised and submit a copy of the application to the TSC County Director.
  10. Please note that The Teachers Service Commission only deals with TSC County Directors and Boards of Management in this exercise. Direct application to the Commission will NOT be considered.
  11. For detailed information on available vacancies in sub-counties and schools/institutions, applicants are advised to:
  12. Visit the TSC Website: http://www.tsc.go.ke/ and/or
  13. Visit the TSC office at the County or Sub-County of their choice. TSC Employment Requirements

 






More Articles From This Author








Trending Stories










Other Related Articles










SOKO DIRECTORY & FINANCIAL GUIDE



ARCHIVES

2023
  • January 2023 (161)
  • 2022
  • January 2022 (293)
  • February 2022 (329)
  • March 2022 (359)
  • April 2022 (294)
  • May 2022 (271)
  • June 2022 (232)
  • July 2022 (278)
  • August 2022 (253)
  • September 2022 (246)
  • October 2022 (196)
  • November 2022 (231)
  • December 2022 (166)
  • 2021
  • January 2021 (182)
  • February 2021 (227)
  • March 2021 (325)
  • April 2021 (259)
  • May 2021 (285)
  • June 2021 (273)
  • July 2021 (277)
  • August 2021 (232)
  • September 2021 (271)
  • October 2021 (305)
  • November 2021 (364)
  • December 2021 (249)
  • 2020
  • January 2020 (272)
  • February 2020 (310)
  • March 2020 (390)
  • April 2020 (321)
  • May 2020 (335)
  • June 2020 (327)
  • July 2020 (333)
  • August 2020 (276)
  • September 2020 (214)
  • October 2020 (233)
  • November 2020 (242)
  • December 2020 (187)
  • 2019
  • January 2019 (251)
  • February 2019 (215)
  • March 2019 (283)
  • April 2019 (254)
  • May 2019 (269)
  • June 2019 (249)
  • July 2019 (335)
  • August 2019 (293)
  • September 2019 (306)
  • October 2019 (313)
  • November 2019 (362)
  • December 2019 (318)
  • 2018
  • January 2018 (291)
  • February 2018 (213)
  • March 2018 (275)
  • April 2018 (223)
  • May 2018 (235)
  • June 2018 (176)
  • July 2018 (256)
  • August 2018 (247)
  • September 2018 (255)
  • October 2018 (282)
  • November 2018 (282)
  • December 2018 (184)
  • 2017
  • January 2017 (183)
  • February 2017 (194)
  • March 2017 (207)
  • April 2017 (104)
  • May 2017 (169)
  • June 2017 (205)
  • July 2017 (189)
  • August 2017 (195)
  • September 2017 (186)
  • October 2017 (235)
  • November 2017 (253)
  • December 2017 (266)
  • 2016
  • January 2016 (164)
  • February 2016 (165)
  • March 2016 (189)
  • April 2016 (143)
  • May 2016 (245)
  • June 2016 (182)
  • July 2016 (271)
  • August 2016 (247)
  • September 2016 (233)
  • October 2016 (191)
  • November 2016 (243)
  • December 2016 (153)
  • 2015
  • January 2015 (1)
  • February 2015 (4)
  • March 2015 (164)
  • April 2015 (107)
  • May 2015 (116)
  • June 2015 (119)
  • July 2015 (145)
  • August 2015 (157)
  • September 2015 (186)
  • October 2015 (169)
  • November 2015 (173)
  • December 2015 (205)
  • 2014
  • March 2014 (2)
  • 2013
  • March 2013 (10)
  • June 2013 (1)
  • 2012
  • March 2012 (7)
  • April 2012 (15)
  • May 2012 (1)
  • July 2012 (1)
  • August 2012 (4)
  • October 2012 (2)
  • November 2012 (2)
  • December 2012 (1)
  • 2011
    2010
    2009
    2008
    2007
    2006
    2005
    2004
    2003
    2002
    2001
    2000
    1999
    1998
    1997
    1996
    1995
    1994
    1993
    1992
    1991
    1990
    1989
    1988
    1987
    1986
    1985
    1984
    1983
    1982
    1981
    1980
    1979
    1978
    1977
    1976
    1975
    1974
    1973
    1972
    1971
    1970
    1969
    1968
    1967
    1966
    1965
    1964
    1963
    1962
    1961
    1960
    1959
    1958
    1957
    1956
    1955
    1954
    1953
    1952
    1951
    1950