TSC Primary Teacher II T-Scale 5 (Grade B5); Requirements, Salary 2022
TSC Primary Teacher II T-Scale 5 (Grade B5); Requirements, Salary 2022-2025
The Teachers Service Commission, TSC categorizes teachers into various cadres based on the length of service and career progression stages as outlined in the TSC Career Progression Guidelines, CPGs contained in the 2021-2025 Collective bargaining agreement CBA 2021-2025.
In the current CPGs, TSC Primary Teacher II T-Scale 5 (Grade B5) is an entry grade for primary school teachers.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT TO TSC Primary Teacher II T-Scale 5 (Grade B5)
To qualify for appointment to this grade, a teacher must:
have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum mean Grade C (Plain) or other recognized equivalent qualifications;
have a Primary Teacher Certificate (PTE) or its approved equivalent; have been registered as a teacher and in possession of a valid Teaching Certificate;
meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution; and
any other requirement the Commission may deem necessary.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES for TSC Primary Teacher II T-Scale 5 (Grade B5)
Since this is the entry grade for primary school teachers, the duties and responsibilities are not complex.
Unfortunately, some of their roles and responsibilities were not captured in the previous 2016-2021 CBA hence there is a huge disparity between them and school administrators in their remuneration and salaries.
The duties of a teacher at this level shall be to:-
prepare lesson plans, lesson notes, timetables, schemes of work and maintain academic standards in the school to ensure that the syllabus is covered in time for evaluation;
teach the subjects of specialization and impart knowledge, skills and attitudes to the learner;
evaluate learners in subjects of specialization and prepare them for national and other examinations;
introduce new ideas and programmes to ensure improvement in teaching and
learning in the subjects of specialisation;
ensure consistency and improvement in curriculum delivery through teamwork and collaborative planning;
serve as a role model and maintain learner discipline to create a conducive environment for learning;
provide guidance and counselling services to learners to instil norms and values for harmonious co-existence;
ensure safety and health of learners;
ensure cleanliness of the school compound and tidiness of learners; xi. participate in workshops/seminars/symposiums to share ideas, and enhance knowledge in the subject areas;
engage learners in curricular and co-curricular activities so as to identify, nurture and develop talents;
organize remedial actions to support learners with performance gaps; and xiv. any other duty as may be assigned.