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10,000 new recruitment and promotion vacancies advertised by TSC

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has advertised close to 9,000 new recruitment vacancies for teachers. 4,000 vacancies are for Secondary schools new recruitment to support the Government’s 100 per cent transition policy from primary. Another 927 vacancies are to replace secondary school teachers who have left service due to natural attrition.

Also advertised are 2,987 new vacancies for Primary schools new recruitment. Another 1,000 practicing teachers in primary schools will be promoted and deployed to secondary schools.

Summary of the advertised vacancies.

S/N Vacancy Type Number
1 Secondary schools new recruitment 4,000
2 Secondary schools replacement vacancies 927
3 Deployment vacancies 1,000
4 Primary schools new recruitment 2,987
Total 8,914


Application Deadline

According to TSC Boss, Dr. Nancy Macharia, interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications online through the Commission’s website not later than July 12, 2021.

Qualifications for the vacancies

Qualifications for the 4,000 Secondary schools new recruitment vacancies

To qualify for recruitment of the 4,000 secondary teachers, a candidate must be a Kenyan, holder of at least a diploma in education and registered with TSC.

An applicant must be a Kenyan, hold a P1 certificate or hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education with two teaching subjects.

The candidates are also expected to have attained at least a mean grade of C+ (plus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination and a similar grade in two teaching subjects or its equivalent.

Additionally, applicants must ensure that certified copies of degree certificates and academic transcripts are filed to the Commission through TSC County Directors within one month of the date of this advertisement.

Qualifications for the 1,000 Deployment vacancies

TSC is also seeking to recruit 1000 primary school teachers, with successful ones expected to be posted to any part of the country and not necessarily in counties they are recruited.

Interested candidates must also be Kenyans, hold a P1 certificate and registered under TSC.  The TSC advert is expected to be put out to the public today.

Successful candidates for promotion will be appointed at T-scale 7, Grade C2 under Career Progression Guidelines (CPG) for teachers and will be deployed to schools where vacancies exist.

Successful candidates will be required to present original academic and professional certificates, to or more application for employment will be disqualified,” said Macharia.

TSC has at the same time released new recruitment guidelines as the 2021/2022 recruitment guidelines will be used.

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