The Teachers Service Commission, TSC, is carrying out online recruitment of new teachers. The Commission has at the same time invited applications for promotions and which must also be filed online.
You may be having many unanswered questions on online recruitment of teachers. Get some of these answered here.
TSC FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON ONLINE RECRUITMENT OF TEACHERS.
QUESTION: How can I access the TSC online job application portal?
QUESTION: Which link should I use to apply for promotion and deployment of practising teachers in public primary Schools?
ANSWER: Use the online application link at; teachersonline.tsc.go.ke
QUESTION: WHERE CAN I GET THE TSC 2020/2021 RECRUITMENT GUIDELINES?
ANSWER: The 2020/2021 TSC recruitment guidelines are available. Please follow this link to read them; TSC 2020/ 2021 RECRUITMENT GUIDELINES FOR TEACHERS
QUESTION: What do I do if list of schools is not showing when making the application online?
ANSWER: Just be patient for the system to load all details. Also ensure that the County and Sub-county selections are Ok.
- 2020/2021 TSC recruitment guidelines for primary school teachers.
- 2020/2021 TSC recruitment guidelines for secondary school teachers.
QUESTION: How many advantage points are teachers currently working on internship going to be awarded.
ANSWER: Teachers currently working on internship will be awarded an extra 10 marks.
QUESTION: My Date of Birth is captured/ reading wrongly on the hrmis portal. What should I do?
ANSWER: Simply scan your National Identity Card (ID both sides) or passport and send it as an Email attachment to the address firstname.lastname@example.org. The Email head should be ‘NEW APPLICANT’.
QUESTION: How can I view the advertised posts?
QUESTION: Am applying for a post in secondary schools. Will I be required to apply to the school where the vacancy exists?
ANSWER: No. Please note that the application is only to be done online. No manual applications will be accepted.
QUESTION: What are the requirements for online applications?
ANSWER: You must be armed with your TSC Number, ID Number and a phone number (that is operational).
QUESTION: How many vacancies Am I supposed to apply for?
ANSWER: An applicant can apply for several vacancies.
QUESTION: I had applied for deployment during the last cycle. Am I supposed to apply again?
ANSWER: Yes. You must make a new application online.
QUESTION: Are teachers currently on contract supposed to apply for the advertised permanent and pensionable TSC jobs?
ANSWER: Yes. You should apply for the advertised vacancies; where they exist.
QUESTION: I sat the KCPE or KCSE examinations more than once. Must I produce all these certificates or the recent one?
ANSWER: Applicants who re-sat either the KCPE or KCSE examinations must present certified copies of the certificates for all attempts.
QUESTION: Will there be physical interviews for shortlisted candidates.
ANSWER: Yes. Heads of institutions will use the TSC generated merit lists to organize for the interviews.
QUESTION: Will I be required to produce my original certificates and testimonials during interviews?
QUESTION: I was employed by TSC but left. Am I eligible for the current recruitment?
ANSWER: Yes. Applicants who were previously employed by TSC will be allowed to apply. But, they must declare their past employment history and why they left TSC.