Teacher Service Commission is an independent body in Kenya under the ministry of education. The commission is under Dr. Nancy Macharia who is current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and is mandated with the powers to employ, sack and deploy Teachers to schools in any part of this country.
The commission is responsible the recruitment of teachers, promotion and remuneration in partnership with Salaries and Remuneration Commission as well as looking at the welfare of its employees across the country among many other roles.
Late last month, the commission conducted employment exercise in which it employed a total of 10,000 teachers in a bid to curb teacher shortages in schools across the country . This employment exercise began on July 22nd and came to an end on 28th of the same month.
Today 31st August 2021 marks a memorable day for most of the newly employed teachers as they started receiving their posting letters .This is after the Commission had confirmed to the public through the chief executive officer Dr. Macharia, that it will start posting the new teacher recruits to their new working stations by the end of August this year.
The Teacher Service Commission stands as an independent commission in Kenya and is mandated to serve all Teachers. Among it’s roles it performs include looking at the teachers welfare across the country as it is the employer of all Teachers.
The commission is equally responsible when it comes to recruitment of teachers, remuneration as well as promotion of teachers among other roles .
In the recent recruitment exercise, TSC managed to employ a total number of 10,000 teachers in a bid to curb teacher shortages in Kenyan schools. The employment exercise began on July 22nd and came to an end on 28th of the same month.
The commission has already confirmed that the remaining slot of the newly employed teachers will continue receiving their posting letters from Sub county directors for the whole of this week before reporting to their new stations to start working immediately.
The commission has also reported that it is working up on plans to recruit more teachers plus other interns in December so as to curb the teacher shortage experienced in the country.
It also reported that future recruits will be posted almost early enough after being employed to start working immediately. This is gives hope to several unemployed teachers as they are soon likely to secure employment opportunities under TSC.