Bad News To Teachers Who Rose To Senior Position Through Dubious Means And Lack Serial Numbers.
The teacher Service Commission is set to scrutinise principals’ records to identify the ladders each of them went through to attain their current positions.
TSC has been silent over the means one used to rise to top positions but the recent reports from the commission reveal that some of the appointment letters issued to the principles in the recently completed promotion exercise do not exist in the TSC’s database.
The commission more often conduct interviews to uplift teachers to new job grades and senior positions of senior teachers, deputy principals/headteachers and principals/headteachers.
However according to the commission the manner in which some teachers get such chances to show unclear circumstances in which teachers get promotions from one job group to another.
In this regard, TSC formed a commission of inquiry of selected members from the commission to find categorically what transpired in the recently conducted interviews for the promotion of teachers.
TSC has said that recently conducted interviews for promotion have revealed a lot of hidden information about the qualifications of teachers in different cadres. Furthermore, it came to the attention of the commission that some of the documents that teachers present do not show the correlation with the serial numbers on the documents.
According to the research findings of the committee, the TSC Director of staffing Ms Rita W. Wahome, revealed that the serial numbers outlined on the documents submitted do not bring out clear information on the individual teacher’s database.
Ms Wahome continued to elaborate that names written in any order on the documents require support documents such as affidavits to verify the authenticity of the owner.
She further said that the mismatch or lack of serial numbers which are computer-generated requires clear explanations by the owner of the documents.