LATEST TSC NEWS ON TEACHERS SALARIES; TEACHERS’ NEW SALARIES AFTER JULY 2020 PAY RISE; IMPLEMENTATION OF PHASE 4 OF THE 2017-2021 CBA; FULL CONVERSION TABLES BELOW
POLITE NOTICE: NOT ALL TEACHERS SHOULD WHET THEIR APPETITE OVER THE JULY 1 2020 PAY RISE; CBA 4
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Now that the teachers’ employer, the TSC has announced an increased wage for all tutors in July 2020 which will mark the last stage (phase 4) of implementation of the 2017-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement, CBA, teachers can’t wait to see what awaits them in their payslips.
Already the Commission has implemented the first three phases that are Phase 1(July 2017), phase 2(July 2018), and phase 3(July 2019) of the 2017-2021 CBA.
TEACHERS WHO WILL NOT REAP FROM THE JULY 1 2020 PAY RISE; CBA 4
Unfortunately, not all teachers should whet their appetite since some categories of teachers will definitely walk away empty-handed come July 2020 since their salary increments were completed in July 2018.
High school teachers in Grade C2 (formerly referred to as job group K) for instance who are holders of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or its equivalent will not be receiving a penny in the July 2020 incremental phase.
Other teachers whose salaries were implemented in two phases are high school teachers with a diploma in education qualification or its equivalent at grade 1 (Formerly known as H) and P1 teachers at job group B5 (Formerly known as G)
BELOW IS A COMPLETE BREAKDOWN OF WHAT AWAITS TSC-EMPLOYED TEACHERS COME END OF JULY 2020 WHEN THE FOURTH PHASE OF CBA GETS IMPLEMENTED
PRIMARY TEACHER II
This is an entry grade for primary school teachers who fall at Grade B5.
A great shock awaits them since these teachers shall walk away empty-handed come end of July 2020.
PRIMARY TEACHER I AND SECONDARY TEACHER III
This is an entry grade for secondary school teachers who are holders of Diploma in Education and PI teachers in grade C1. These teachers will also get nothing in the coming July 2020 pay rise.
SECONDARY TEACHER II, SECONDARY TEACHER II UNTRAINED AND PRIMARY SNE TEACHERS
This is a promotional grade for teachers with diploma qualifications. It is also an entry grade for secondary school teachers with Bachelor’s Degrees in Education. These tutors fall in Grade C2 (formerly referred to as K).
These teachers will also walk away empty-handed once their employer, TSC implements the July 2020 pay rise.
SENIOR TEACHER II, SECONDARY TEACHER II & SECONDARY TEACHER II UNTRAINED UT AND PRIMARY SNE TEACHERS
Senior teacher II encompasses administrators in Primary schools with less than 1, 000 learners while secondary teacher III is an entry grade for secondary school teachers with diploma qualifications.
These teachers will get a pay rise of between Kshs 984 and Kshs 3, 717 as of July 2020.
SENIOR SECONDARY TEACHER I AND SENIOR TEACHER I
This category encompasses teachers in secondary schools in grade C3 (former L). It is a promotional grade for teachers in secondary schools. Senior teacher I on the other hand refers to administrators in primary schools with an enrollment of over 1,000 learners. These tutors have been earning a salary range between Kshs 41, 343, and Kshs 51, 927. They will now earn between Kshs 43, 154, and Kshs 53, 943 effective July 2020.
DEPUTY HEADTEACHER II
These teachers fall in Grade C4 T-Scale 9. This is a promotional grade for administrators in primary schools with an enrollment of less than 1, 000 learners. These teachers currently earn between Kshs 45, 287 and 51, 632
HEAD TEACHERS, DEPUTY HEADTEACHER I AND SENIOR MASTER III
Teachers in this category fall in Grade C5, T-Scale 10. It encompasses headteachers in Primary schools with an enrollment of below 1, 000 learners, deputies in Primary schools with an enrollment of over 1,000 learners, and senior masters in Sub-county and day schools. The lowest-paid teacher in this category will now earn Kshs 62, 272 up from Kshs 51, 632 effective July 2020.
SENIOR HEAD TEACHERS, SENIOR MASTER II AND DEPUTY PRINCIPALS IV
Teachers in this category fall in Grade D1 T-Scale 11. It encompasses senior headteachers in primary schools with over 1, 000 learners, and administrators in county secondary schools with over 540 students.
These tutors will receive a salary increment of up to Kshs 3, 137 effective July 2020.
DEPUTY PRINCIPALS III
This category encompasses administrators in sub-County and day schools. The lowest earner in this category will receive a monthly salary of Kshs 91, o41, and the highest earner Kshs 91, 041 after a salary increment of Kshs 8, 324, and 3, 141 respectively effective July 2020.
PRINCIPALS T-SCALE 13
These are principals in sub-county and day schools. They currently earn a monthly salary between Kshs 93, 850, and Kshs 102, 807.
The lowest-paid principal in this category will get a salary increase of Kshs 10, 794 hence a news monthly salary of Kshs 104, 644 while the highest-paid will get an increase of Kshs 1, 837 and a monthly salary of Kshs 104, 644.
SENIOR PRINCIPAL T-SCALE 14
These principals are in charge of county secondary schools with over 540 students. They will receive a salary increment of between Kshs 3, 721, and Kshs 8, 993.
Their new salary will range between Kshs 118, 242, and 121, 890 per month effective July 2020.
CHIEF PRINCIPALS T-SCALE 15
These are principals in national or extra county secondary schools with over 1, 000 students.
These teachers will get a salary increment of up to Kshs 9, 496. Therefore, the lowest-paid principal in this category will earn Kshs 131, 380 while the highest-paid will pocket Kshs 157, 656 per month effective July 2020.
Let the commission consider C2 to C3 this time