Contracted High School Teacher to Earn 20k as Ruto Makes These Changes
Contracted High School Teacher to Earn 20k as Ruto Makes These Changes. According to available news sources, Kenya’s Kwanza government is set to address the employment gap in the education sector as details emerge of a plan to recruit 20,000 people. Further details reveal that Ruto’s administration is focused on bridging the existing gap between teachers. This will be done next week.
However, secondary school teachers working on contract will earn a total of Ksh 20,000 per month while their primary school counterparts earn Ksh 15,000.
Intern teachers working both in primary and secondary schools will be impacted by TSC new deductions on their salaries. This come with the effect of Finance Act of 2023 which was tabled by President William Ruto.
Within the Finance Act of 2023 is Housing levy which will deduct 1.5% of the gross salary, NSSF deductions also will be incurred on the teachers’ Payslips.
Despite the arrears, President Ruto’s Kenya Kwanza government is trying to employ a total of 56,000 lecturers each year. All this will be done by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to address high teacher unemployment.
Not only that, learning in schools will now be smooth because there will be enough teachers. At the same time, the Ruto-led administration should ensure that all trained teachers are absorbed into the system so that they can also earn a living.
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