TSC announces 20,000 teaching vacancies

Wednesday, July 5th, 2023 14:40 | By
TSC CEO Nancy Macharia. PHOTO/Courtesy
TSC CEO Nancy Macharia. PHOTO/Courtesy

The Teachers' Service Commission (TSC) has announced 20,000 teaching vacancies across the country.

Among the 20,000, the commission is set to hire 18,000 interns for Junior Secondary Schools.

TSC Chief Executive Nancy Macharia announced that the remaining 2,000 recruits will be assigned to primary schools to help implement the competency-based curriculum (CBC).

"The programme targets unemployed registered teachers to be assigned to learning institutions where their teaching experience will be enhanced through mentorship, coaching, and exposure to practical teaching experiences," Macharia said.,

Those willing and qualified to fill the vacancies have been given up to July 18, 2023, to send their applications.

Successful candidates for the Junior Secondary School will earn a monthly stipend of Ksh20,000 while the successful candidates for Primary Schools will earn Ksh15,000.

TSC requirements

Junior Secondary School teachers will be required to possess at least a diploma in education with a minimum of C+ (Plus) in two teaching subjects in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). They must also be Kenyans and registered by the commission.

Primary School teachers will be required to possess a P1 certificate and be registered with TSC.

The government expects to recruit at least 25,000 teachers every year for the next five years. In January, TSC recruited 36,000 teachers.

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