86,000 C1 teachers who have made it to the final list and will compete for a promotion to C2.
There are a total of 86,000 qualified teachers in job group C1 who will compete in December for the position of Senior Teacher II (T-Scale 7, Grade C2).
There are 10,819 openings for senior teacher II positions in traditional primary schools, and 700 openings for senior teacher II positions in special education.
From December 4-15, 2023, the TSC will conduct promotion interviews for teachers at several Sub-county locations across the country.
Those who have been filling in for senior teachers and can provide supporting letters have a better chance of being hired. Those who continued their education above the PTE level (Diploma, Degree, etc.) also stand to benefit.
Candidates’ interviews will be graded according to the Commission’s rubric. Evaluation criteria will include TPAD and KCPE scores.
The selected educators have already been sent interview invitation letters that detail the time and location of the interviews, as well as any materials they need to bring.
The Commission announced 36,275 openings for promotions for teachers in grades C1 through D5 in August.
Online applications were accepted until September 15th. It’s estimated that 150,000 educators were chosen for the next round of salary increases.
The Commission has never before invited this many educators for promotion interviews.
A C1 teacher who applied for a promotion through Advert No. 61/2023 and received an invitation to an interview was told to bring the following seven items.
1) Original National ID Card
2) Original Academic and Professional Certificates
3) Letter of appointment to the current Grade
4) Letter of appointment to the current post (where applicable)
5) Analysed individual subject results in KCPE/KCSE Examinations for the last three years, certified by TSC County Directors/Sub County Directors.
6) Performance Appraisal Reports for 2020, 2021, and 2022
7) Any other relevant testimonials supporting your performance
Those successful will be required to produce five chapter six documents before beng confirmed.
Below are the five documents that are mandatory inline with Chapter six of the Kenyan Constitution on ‘Leadership and Integrity’.
Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) cost 1,050/-
Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) cost Free
Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) cost Free
Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) cost Free
A Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) cost 2,200/-
The Commission will promote the successful ones to grade C2 and post them to a different school within same sub county.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A SENIOR TEACHER II (C2)
(1) Prepare lesson plans, lesson notes, timetables, schemes of work and maintain academic standards in the school to ensure that the syllabus is covered in time for evaluation;
(2) Teach the subjects of specialization to impart knowledge and skills to the learners;
(3) valuate the learners on subjects of specialisation and prepare them for national and other examinations;
(4) Provide new ideas and programmes to ensure improvement in teaching and learning in the subjects of specialisation;
(5) Embrace teamwork through collaborative planning and teaching to ensure consistency and improvement in curriculum delivery;
(6) Serve as a role model and maintain learner discipline to create conducive environment for learning;
(7) Provide guidance and counseling services to learners to instill norms and values for harmonious co-existence;
(8) Organise workshops/seminars/symposiums to share ideas, and further knowledge in subjects areas;
(9) Organize remedial actions to support learners with performance gaps.
(10) Collect, collate and maintain all school records such as; enrolment, teaching and learning resources, evaluation records, attendance registers;
(11) Organise and coordinate school based in-service programmes to build teachers capacity for improved teaching and learning;
(12) Organise school based and zonal subject panels to facilitate sharing of knowledge, innovations and new trends;
(13) Coordinate gender mainstreaming issues for teachers and learners in curricular and co-curricular activities such as sports to ensure gender equity, equitable participation and maximization of potential of teachers and learners;
(14) Ensure discipline in school and arbitrate disputes among learners;
(15) Supervise cleanliness of the school compound and ensure learners are tidy; and
(16) Serve as secretary to the school disciplinary committee.