Fake TSC recruitment advert; Commission Disowns and Cautions Teachers about a Fake TSC Recruitment Advert Circulating on the Social Media
The Teachers Service Commission, TSC has warned tutors to beware of the fake recruitment advert doing rounds on social media protests.
The fake recruitment advert purports that the Commission is seeking to recruit 5, 000 teachers to plug a shortage in schools caused by the 100 percent transition policy.
“Please ignore a fake advert about recruiting teachers circulating on social media,” tweeted TSC.
TSC vacancies 2020; Adverts
It is only the Teachers’ Service Commission that has the mandate to advertise teaching vacancies and conduct the process of recruitment.
Besides, interested applicants can confirm all TSC advertisements on the official TSC website to avoid being taken advantage of by online scammers and fraudsters.
Genuine TSC adverts are available at the official TSC website: tsc.go.ke
TSC Recruitment of teachers 2020
The Teachers Service Commission, TSC which is responsible for the hiring and promotion of teachers in Kenya was allocated 2.0 billion for the recruitment of 5, 000 teachers on permanent and pensionable terms and another 2.4 billion for the hiring of 10, 000 intern teachers during the 2020/2021 financial year.
300 million was also allocated for the hiring of ICT interns to support digital learning in schools.
Counties with the highest teacher shortages; understaffed counties
On March 15, 2020, the TSC released a full list of Counties that have got the highest teacher shortages.
This list is likely to influence the upcoming TSC recruitment exercise by being given more Teaching vacancies/slots.
BELOW IS A LIST OF COUNTIES WITH THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF TEACHER SHORTAGES: NAME, CURRENT TSC STAFFING, AND TSC STAFFING SHORTAGE
|COUNTY NAME||CURRENT STAFFING||TEACHER SHORTAGE||TEACHER SHORTAGE -PERCENTAGE|
|Turkana County||1, 664 teachers||1, 762 teachers||51.4%|
|Mandera County||1, 191 teachers||1, 125 teachers||48.6%|
|Garissa County||824 teachers||687 teachers||45.5%|
|West Pokot County||2, 489 teachers||44%|
|Wajir County||847 teachers||41.1%|
|Narok County||2, 272 teachers||30%|
|Kwale County||1, 571 teachers||30%|
|Kakamega County||13, 846 teachers||3, 544 teachers|
|Kitui County||12, 717 teachers||2, 974 teachers|
|Bungoma County||11, 396 teachers||2,813 teachers|
|Nakuru County||10, 316 teachers||1, 277 teachers|
|Kirinyaga County||30 teachers||1.2%|
|Kiambu County||368 teachers||Less than 10%|
|Uasin Gishu County||5, 125 teachers||422 teachers||Less than 10%|
|Nyeri County||321 teachers||Less than 10%|
|Nyandarua County||329 teachers||Less than 10%|
|Murang’a County||423 teachers||Less than 10%|
|Meru County||705 teachers||Less than 10%|
|Laikipia County||241 teachers||Less than 10%|
|Isiolo County||78 teachers||Less than 10%|
|Elgeyo Marak County wet||347 teachers||Less than 10%|
|Embu County||367 teachers||Less than 10%|
|Nairobi County||407 teachers||Less than 10%|
|Vihiga County||10 t0 20 percent|
|Trans Nzoia County||10 t0 20 percent|
|Taita Taveta County||10 t0 20 percent|
|Siaya County||10 t0 20 percent|
|Nyamira County||10 t0 20 percent|
|Nandi County||10 t0 20 percent|
|Mombasa County||10 t0 20 percent|
|Migori County||10 t0 20 percent|
|Makueni County||10 t0 20 percent|
|Machakos County||10 t0 20 percent|
|Lamu County||10 t0 20 percent|
|Kisumu County||10 t0 20 percent|
|Kisii County||10 t0 20 percent|
|Kericho County||10 t0 20 percent|
|Baringo County||10 t0 20 percent|
TSC PROMOTIONS, SALARY INCREMENTS 2020
The Commission also received 266 billion for recurrent expenditure which encompasses TSC promotions and salary hikes.
Already some tutors are ready for the July 2020 salary increment.