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- Advert For Recruitment For Additional Teachers August 2016
- Recruitment of Additional Teachers For Post Primary Instituitions August 2016
- Recruitment of Additional Teachers For Primary Instituitions August 2016
- Recruitment of Replacement Teachers For Post Primary Instituitions August 2016
- Recruitment of Replacement Teachers For Post Primary Instituitions August 2016
Tsc job vacancies for teachers in Kenya. Interested candidates can download application forms online through tsc website; www.tsc.go.ke
Teacher’s employment qualifications – Tsc Job vacancies
Recruitment Of Additional And Replacement Teachers For Public Primary And Post Primary Institutions July 2013
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QUALIFICATION REQUIRESMENTS FOR PRIMARY AND POST PRIMARY
The Sub-County merit panel will submit the merit lists to the TSC County Director who will convene a County Selection panel to ratify sub-county merit lists and compile the County Merit list for onward transmission to the TSC headquarters by 6th September, 2013.
POSTS IN PRIMARY INSTITUTIONS – Tsc Job vacancies
Applications are invited from holders of P 1 certificate, who should submit their applications together with photocopies of their academic and professional certificates to Staffing Officers in sub-counties of their choice where vacancies exist not later than 16th August, 2013.
POSTS IN POST-PRIMARY INSTITUTIONS – Tsc Job vacancies
Applications are invited from Trained and Professionally Qualified Teachers ofLanguages, Sciences, Humanities and Technical Subjects as indicated below:- In addition to the basic requirements, candidates should:-
(i) Be holders of minimum grade of Diploma in Education/Diploma in
- For posts in Secondary schools, applicants must have at least two (2)teaching subjects relevant to the curriculum.
- Teachers of Special Needs Education (SNE), must have at least one (1) teaching subject and Sign Language or Braille or both. These applicants are eligible to apply to schools in which one of their teaching subjects is
N/B: Candidates whose training is in subjects that are currently not in the teaching curriculum do not qualify for consideration irrespective of their having undertaken a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE).
- i) Graduate Teachers – Tsc Job vacancies
Applicants must have a minimum of two (2) principles and one (1) subsidiary
pass at ‘A’ Level or a minimum mean-grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE and C+ (plus) in each of the two teaching subjects. In addition, they must have:
- A Bachelor of Education Degree in two (2) teaching subjects.
- A Bachelor of Science or Arts Degree plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) with two teaching subjects.
- A Bachelor of Education with Diploma in Education with C Plain qualify for employment.
- ii) Diploma Teachers – Tsc Job vacancies
Applicants must have a minimum of one (1) principle and two (2) subsidiaries
at ‘A’ level or a mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or its equivalent and with at least C+ (or Credit Pass) in the two teaching subjects. In addition, they must have:
- A Diploma in Education from a recognized Teacher Training
- Diploma Teachers who graduated in 2008 or before with mean grade C (plain) qualify for consideration.
iii) Technical Teachers – Tsc Job vacancies
Applicants must have a minimum of one (1) principle and two (2) subsidiaries at ‘A’ level or C- (minus) at KCSE or their equivalent. In addition they must have:
- Bachelor of Education Technology degree
- Higher Diploma in a Technical Education course
- A Diploma in a Technical Education course
- Diploma in Technical Teacher Education from Kenya Technical
Teachers College (KTTC).
- For TIVET Institutions the applicant must have a minimum of
a Higher Diploma in Technical Education.
- iv) Special Needs Education Teachers
KSL and Brailleis considered as a second teaching subject.
- Applicants with Economics/Commerce/Accounting, Social Education
and Ethics (SEE) can apply for Business Studies and CRE vacancies
- Diploma Teachers with English/other subject in the curriculum qualify
for employment as English/Literature teachers.
- All applicants must have studied the two teaching subjects at KCSE except forAgriculture, Business Studies, and For Business Studies andAgriculture one should have attained a minimum of C+(Plus) inMathematics and Biology respectively in KCSE.
- Graduate Teachers should have studied a minimum of eight (8) course
units in each teaching subject.
- vi) a)Candidates presenting enhancement certificate in a teaching
subject(s) from recognized institution qualify for employment.
b)Applicants previously employed under contract and whose services were terminated due to deficiency in academic
qualification and have since enhanced are eligible to apply.
Applications together with Certified Copies of Academic/ProfessionalCertificates should reach the respective School/Institution and the TSC County Director not later than 16th August, 2013.
The Board of Governors will conduct the selection exercise and submit recruitment documents to the District Staffing Officers immediately after the selection exercise but not later than30th August, 2013.
The TSC County Directors should submit the relevant recruitment documents together with certified copies of PIN Certificates and Bank Forms of all the successful candidates of the County to the TSC Headquarters bye September, 2013.
Education system structure in Kenya – TSC job vacancies
The current education system is organised into five main levels:
Early childhood education (ECE)
- Kindergarten year 1 (KG1)
- Kindergarten year 2 (KG2)
- Kindergarten year 3 (KG3) or nursery school
Basic education (KCPE–KCSE)
- Lower primary: 4 years
- Upper primary: 4 years
- High school: 4 years
- Adult education (Gumbaro)
- Artisan level: 1 term/semester
- Craft level: 2 terms/semesters
- Technician (certificate) level: 6 terms/semesters
- Technologist (diplomaor bachelor’s degree) level: 9 terms/semesters
- Statutory registration and licensing (examinations/internship) level: 1 year
- Specialist technologist (higher diplomaor master’s degree) level: 3 terms/semesters
- Sub-specialist level (higher diploma,master’s degree or PhD)
- Certificate: 1 semester
- Ordinary diploma: 2 semesters (minimum)
- Undergraduate degree: 8 semesters
- Postgraduate diploma: 2 semesters
- Bachelor of Philosophyor Master’s degree: 4 semesters (minimum)
- Doctor of Philosophy(PhD) degree
The earliest schools in Kenya – TSC job vacancies
- School at Rabainear Mombasa – established 1846
- Nairobi Schoolestablished 1902.
- Friends School Kaimosi, now Kaimosi Friends Primary School, established in 1903
- Maseno School, established in 1906
- Government Indian School or The Duke of Gloucester School, now Jamhuri High School, established 1906
- Tumutumu Mission School, now Tumutumu Girls’ High School established in 1908.
- European Girls’ School, now Kenya High School established 1908.
- Thogoto School, now Thogoto Teachers’ Training College established 1910.
- Kaimosi Girls High School, established 1920
- Allidina Visram High School, Mombasa established 1921
- Kaimosi Boys High School, established 1921
- Waa High School, Kwale County established 1923
- Kenton College, established 1924 Kijabi 1935 Kileleshwa
- Mang’u High School, established 1925.
- Kapsabet High School, established 1925.
- Alliance School, now Alliance High School (Kenya)established in 1926.
- Mary’s School Yala, established in 1927.
- Highlands High School, now Moi Girls’ High School – Eldoret established in 1928.
- Kitale Primary, later Kitale Academy, now Kitale School established 1929
- Kisii School, established in 1932
Teachers Online Application – Tsc job vacancies
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Section A: Important Notes for Applicants (TSC Does Not Accept Paper Applications).
1. All section of this registration application MUST be completed in full.
2. Please fill in all the required information.
3. It is a serious offence to willfully give false information to the Teachers Service
Commission. The law provides that any person convicted of the offence may
be fined up to Ksh 100,000 or imprisoned for Twelve (12) months or both
(Section 44 of TSC Act No. 20 of 2012).
4. You can save part of this form and complete it on a later time if necessary.
5. Scan and Attach Only the Required Documents:
a. Documents Should be Certified by TSC County Director / Quality Assurance
Officer / Staffing Officer / HRO before Scanning.
b. For Expatriate Teachers, attach a letter of clearance from Ministry of Education
6.Deposit Ksh 550 through Direct Banking or Simple Banking . (KShs.500 is a non refundable registration fee and Ksh. 50 for Bank Commission Charge) to the TSC Registration Account:
National Bank of Kenya (Direct Banking to A/C No. 01001000905001 or Simple Banking using Business Number 547700.
Ensure you have either Bank Deposit Slip Number or Simple Banking generated Code before Proceeding with the application.
For Simple Banking click M-pesa user guide. Click here to Continue
TSC Brief History – Tsc job vacancies
The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) was established in 1967. However, its history dates back to the 1950s when teachers led by retired President Daniel T Moi vigorously fought for the formation of one teacher body.
Following the formation of the first teachers union in Kenya – the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) in 1957 there was sustained agitation for the creation of an umbrella body to manage the affairs of all teachers. At the time, teachers were employed by either; missionaries, local authorities or the Central Government which led to a great disparity in remuneration and other terms and conditions of service. In 1964, The Kenya Education Commission Report (The Ominde Report) strongly supported the need for a competent, respected and contented teaching force. As a result of these factors, the Teachers Service Commission was formed in July 1967 through an Act of Parliament to give teachers one employer and uniform terms and conditions of service. It was charged with the mandate of registering, employing, promoting, disciplining and paying teachers.
Before the establishment of Teachers Service Commission (tsc), teachers were employed by different bodies namely;
- The Missionaries and the Government for primary school teachers
- The African Teachers Service and the Government for both African and European secondary school teachers
- The Kenya National Union of Teachers, established in 1957, an umbrella body of teachers found it unnecessary to have the decentralized system of handling teachers affairs. It therefore made it its priority to press for the employment of teachers by a central body which led to the establishment of the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) under an Act of Parliament (Cap 212) of the Laws of Kenya in 1967.Currently the TSC is established under Article 237(1) of the Constitution of Kenya (2010) as a Constitutional Commission and is mandated to perform the following teacher management functions;a) to register trained teachers;b) to recruit and employ registered teachers;c) to assign teachers employed by the Commission for service in any public school or institution;d) to promote and transfer teachers;e) to exercise disciplinary control over teachers; andf) to terminate the employment of teachers.In addition the Commission shalla) review the standards of education and training of persons entering the teaching service;b) review the demand for and the supply of teachers; andc) advise the national government on matters relating to the teaching profession.Effectively the Commission is set up into various departments and divisions that carry out specific Functions to implement the mandate of the Commission as stipulated. At its inception the Secretariat had a total number of 100 staff under one department who carried out consulting and coordinating services. It was during this time that formulation of policies was going on and subsequently the first draft of the Code of Regulations for teachers 1972 was drawn. It was later brought to parliament and first published in 1976 and latter revised in 1986. From the 100 members of staff with three Commissioners under the chairmanship of Mr. John Malinda who also doubled up as Director of Personnel Management the Commission has grown to a total number 2,900 staff members under seven directorates namely Accounts, Finance, Teacher Management, Administration, Information Communication Technology, Human Resource Management Development and Internal Audit. Its management procedures have undergone tremendous changes to meet the dynamic challenges of the our economy this has been realized through the continuous staff development and expansion of services and the leadership of the then three Commissioners who’s numbers rose to twenty four and currently stands at nine in line with the Constitution of Kenya 2010 with its Chairmanship as follows:With its growth and expansion the Secretariat has moved from its initial offices occupying two floors of College House opposite the University of Nairobi to the Cooperative House situated at the Hailselasie Avenue. It’s at this place that most of the expanding departments were housed until the devastating terrorist Bomb of August 1998 targeted at the American Embassy adjacent to Cooperative House forced the Commission out of the building. The Commission lost a number of staff and substantial documents after which they operated from the Jogoo and Bima House concurrently. To centralize its services the Commission moved to occupy fourteen floors of the Bazaar Plaza situated along Moi Avenue. In November 2009 TSC moved to its own building the TSC House in Upper Hill Nairobi which had been under construction since 2006. TSC house is located along Kilimanjoro road.Initially up to about 1969, the process of salary payment was processed through the District Education Officers for the primary schools and the ones for the secondary schools were done at the Ministry of Education Headquarters. Due to the expanding demands of the teachers and growth of their numbers by 1972, centralization of the salary processing was vital hence all was brought under Teachers Service Commission.Teachers Service Commission serves effectively all the 278,000 teachers who are geographically distributed all over the country serving in over 26,000 primary schools and 7,000 secondary schools and related tertiary institutions. To serve them all, the Commission has established units at the provincial and district levels as per the recommendations of the National Committee on Educational Objectives and Policies of 1976.Services provided by the Commission since its inception has seen the teachers contributing a lot to the growth of our country’s social, economic and political dimensions. Over time most have contributed largely in shaping the country’s education and its future growth.On the other hand KNUT was introduced to cater for the problems of teachers who were subjected to different terms and conditions of service by the many employers they belonged to. The employers who included missionaries and local councils never allowed them to meet and exchange views. This kept them totally ignorant as regards to their rights and therefore were seriously exploited by their masters. Despite the fact that they were kept in the dark, they slowly learned the need to form organizations still based on religious sect organized to the highest at provincial level.On 14th May 1959 KNUT was officially registered as A Trade Union. They had there Policy Demands:Soon after setting up offices, the Central Executive Committee, which later became the National Executive Council, met and issued the first policy demands, which included:-a) A single Employer for all teachers.b) Unified Terms and Conditions of Service.c) Free Pension for all teachers.d) Provision for negotiating machinery.e) Pay rise for all teachers in all grades.f) Responsibility allowance for all posts of responsibility.g) Abolition of the Colonial Code of Discipline.
TSC Functions Under Article 237(2) of the Constitution of Kenya – Tsc job vacancies
- register trained teachers;
- recruit and employ registered teachers ;
- assign teachers employed by the commission for service in any public school or institution;
- promote and transfer teachers;
- exercise disciplinary control over teachers;
- terminate the employment of teachers;
- review the standards of education and training of persons entering the teaching service;
- review the demand for and supply of teachers; and
- advise the national government on matters relating to the teaching profession.