TSC SALARY INCREMENTS 2020: THIS IS WHAT THE KSHS 11 BILLION PAY RISE FOR TSC-EMPLOYED TEACHERS ENTAILS
WHICH CATEGORIES OF TEACHERS ARE LIKELY TO BENEFIT FROM THE KSHS 11 BILLION SALARY INCREMENT? GET YOUR FACTS RIGHT!
Teachers in the TSC payroll are likely to enjoy an enhanced annual increment in their basic salary after members of Parliament approved the Kshs 11 billion allocations for the exercise.
This is what the Kshs 11 billion TSC salary increments for the over 300, 000 teachers entail
All teachers who are employed by the TSC on permanent and pensionable terms will get an enhanced annual increment in their basic salary.
TSC Promotions (Increased salaries)
At least 100, 000 teachers will also get promoted starting July 2020. 50, 000 of these teachers are currently serving in various secondary schools with diploma qualifications.
P1 teachers who currently fall under grade B5 will be promoted to the next grade that is C1. Their salary will be increased from Kshs 24, 476 to Kshs 30,595.
TSC Recruitment 2020
Kshs 2 billion will be used to employ 5, 000 new teachers on permanent and pensionable terms to enhance the 100 percent transition program.
The TSC will also use Kshs 1.2 billion to recruit 10, 000 extra teachers on an internship basis to ease the workload in Kenyan schools.
CBC Training 2020/2021
In preparation for the roll out of the new Competency Based Curriculum in Grade five, parliament had approved Kshs 1 billion for teacher training.
LATEST TSC PROMOTIONS: TSC PROMOTES 1000 PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS (P1 TEACHERS) BY DEPLOYING THEM TO SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN KENYA: FULL DETAILS ON THE 1, 000 TSC PROMOTED PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS
LATEST DETAILS ON TSC PROMOTIONS FOR PI TEACHERS WITH HIGHER QUALIFICATIONS: OFFICIAL REPORTING DATES, MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS, AND APPLICATION PROCEDURE
The Teachers Service Commission, TSC has promoted 1, 000 primary school teachers to work in secondary schools.
this is a reprieve for the 1, 000 teachers who attained higher qualifications but were still stuck at the primary level.
According to the dispatched TSC promotion letters, the 1, 000 P1 teachers were successfully promoted to a new grade- Secondary School Teacher II (T- Scale 7).
OFFICIAL REPORTING DATES FOR TSC PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS WHO WERE DEPLOYED TO SECONDARY SCHOOLS (TSC PROMOTIONS)
The newly promoted primary school teachers are expected to report to their new working stations between January 6 2020 and January 20, 2020.
The promoted primary school teachers are expected to first of all clear from their current working stations before reporting to their stations by January 20 2020.
LATEST TSC MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS SEEKING TO BE DEPLOYED (PROMOTED) TO SECONDARY SCHOOLS
Primary school teachers seeking for these promotions must meet the following basic requirements:
Be a Kenyan Citizen
Possess a PI Certificate
Have a Bachelor’s degree in Education with two main teaching subjects (areas of specialization)
At least a C+ Plus in KCSE or its equivalent and a C+ Plus and above in the two main teaching subjects
Be TSC employed
HOW TO APPLY FOR TSC PROMOTIONS RESERVED FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS WHO WOULD LIKE TO BE DEPLOYED TO SECONDARY SCHOOLS
The TSC usually advertises available vacancies for these promotions upon which interested candidates are expected to apply for the promotions through the TSC online platform before the set deadline.
CURRENT TSC SALARY AND ALLOWANCES FOR PI TEACHERS DEPLOYED TO HIGH/ SECONDARY SCHOOLS
With the promotion of these PI TSC teachers to new grades (Grade C2) comes a salary increment. These newly promoted teachers will now earn between Kshs 34, 9995, and Kshs 43, 694 per month.
Letters for these newly deployed PI teachers are dated December 30 2019 and were dispatched to Counties for further action.