TSC Plans to Recruit 18,000 Teachers In Dec
TSC Plans to Recruit 18,000 Teachers In Dec. The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has announced a new scheme to recruit 18,000 trainee teachers for junior high schools. The initiative, which will start after the completion of the Kenya KCSE National Examination, aims to deploy these teachers before the school opens in January 2024.
In addition, TSC plans to renew contracts for current teachers, with automatic contract renewal for those who wish to continue.
Apprentices hired in January this year will be required to extend their accident cover for an additional twelve months. TSC has announced that teachers in this service will have permanent status in 2025. However, this decision was met with opposition from many teacher educators who found the decision disappointing.
Apprentice teachers hired in January are expected to be confirmed after their contracts expire in December 2023. The latest announcement by the TSC has sparked outrage among parliament’s education committee, which previously recommended that all 46,000 teachers on probation be accepted after two years. community of teachers.
TSC plans to hire 18,000 teachers in December
A worrying factor for many practicing teachers is that they are underpaid, especially given the current cost of living. Teachers of primary school students are eligible to receive Kshs. 15,000 a month while his high school partner earns Kshs. 20,000.
However, the new tax deduction is reduced by about $2,500 for high school teachers and $1,500 for elementary teachers..