Updated TSC Teacher’s allowances Per Job Group 2023
Updated TSC Teacher’s allowances Per Job Group 2023. Together with their basic monthly income, teachers employed by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) also receive various forms of allowances. The allowances are based on a number of variables, including the work group of the teacher, the nature of their responsibilities, and the number of students they are in charge of and also the working environment and surroundings.
There are two different sorts of compensation given to teachers:
NOTE: Reimbursable allowances are refundable upon application, whereas remunerative allowances are provided with the basic salary.
There are two different kinds of compensatory allowances:
- Those paid upon application.
- Hardship allowance.
- Leave allowance.
- Commuter allowance.
- House allowance.
- Medical allowance.
1. The hardship allowance
According on their employment group/grade, all teachers who work in TSC-recognized hardship zones receive monthly hardship payments. Teachers who qualify get hardship payments, as seen in the illustration below:
This kind of allowance is received annually, typically together with the January salary from the year prior. According to one’s job group, as illustrated in the image below, this allowance is paid;
3. Commuter allowances
Depending on one’s employment category, this allowance is given to all teachers on a monthly basis. This stipend is paid out in accordance with each person’s employment group, as detailed below:
4. A housing allowance
Teachers who work for TSC are given a housing allowance based on their pay and location of employment. Teachers in higher job groups receive much more in the way of housing allowances than those in lower work groups. The country’s workplaces have been divided into four groups by TSC.
- Former significant municipalities in Nairobi: (Mombasa, Nakuru, Kisumu, Eldoret, Nyeri, Kisii, Malindi and Kitale)
- Other extant municipalities are Machakos, Kakamega, Bungoma, Embu, Homabay, Migori, Voi, Siaya, Lodwar, Meru, Limuru, Bomet, Webuye, Maua, Nanyuki, Nyahururu, Kapsabet, Kiambu, Mlolongo, Athi River, Wote, Vihiga, Kericho, Kimilili, Busia
Added areas all those areas that weren’t discussed earlier
House allowances are paid more to teachers working in Nairobi than they are to those working from outlying (other) places. The payment of the allowances is exemplified below:
5. Medical allowance
This kind of allowances is no longer given to teachers; instead, it is now automatically collected and paid to organizations that provide insurance, including NHIF.
Paid upon application
a) Responsibility allowance : is paid to head teachers, deputy head teachers, and senior teachers who fall into Job Group K or lower upon application.
b) Special duty allowance: This payment is made to teachers in the country’s arid and semi-arid regions who have been appointed to administrative positions and fall below job category M.
c) Interpreters allowance: All deaf teachers who need interpreters while on study leave are given this payment.
d) Readers allowance: This type of allowance is available to visually impaired teachers who have hired readers who have at least a KCSE D+ or KCE DIV. III. A monthly stipend of Sh 15,000 is given to teachers who are blind or physically impaired as readers allowance, sometimes known as help allowance.
e) Special school allowance: This is given to teachers who have chosen to specialize in the teaching of students with special needs and who have been assigned to work in special institutions.
f) Transfer allowance: Teachers who are moved by TSC from one district to another are eligible to receive this payment.
TSC reimburses teachers for the following costs:-
- Travelling expenses.
- Per-diem quota.
ONLY the following situations qualify a teacher for reimbursement:
- while en route to a job interview.
- the location where a teacher interdiction has been lifted.
- traveling to a station during a first posting that is outside of one’s home district.
- when departing on retirement from a station outside of one’s home county.
- traveling to and from their homes during the official school holidays are teachers who live in difficult circumstances (The home district MUST be outside the hardship area).
2.Quota per diem
The daily sustenance payment for instructors working on official business is this.
The application for this reimbursement must be submitted at least 14 days before departure.