Good News For Teachers Seeking Jobs As TSC Advertises Over 1,000 Posts Ahead Of July Mass Recruitment.
Unemployment teachers are eagerly waiting for the teachers service commission (TSC) to announce highly anticipated July mass recruitment of teachers.
The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has given unemployed teachers a surprise gift of over 1000 reaching vacancies ahead of thus year’s mass recruitment.
Of the TSC announced vacancies, 844 posts are for teachers to work in Garissa, Wajir and Mandera counties.
In a re-advertisement posted on Monday, the the commission said that it was seeking to recruit 764 primary school and 80 secondary school teachers on permanent and pensionable terms.
Additionally, TSC also re-advertised 386 teacher posts (114 for primary schools and 272 for secondary schools) on contractual terms to fill vacancies in Garissa, Wajir and Mandera counties.
“To qualify for recruitment, a candidate should be a Kenyan citizen, be hailing from Garissa, Mandera or Wajir Counties, be teaching under Board of Management in Garissa, Mandera or Wajir Counties,” read part of the notice.
However, the commission welcomes interested candidates who are not from the three counties and the required qualifications to apply.
The applicants Must be registered by TSC, be holders of P1 certificates in the case of primary schools and a minimum of a Diploma in Education in the case of secondary schools.
“Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications online through the Teachers Service Commission’s website, www.tsc.go.ke under ‘Careers’ or teachersonline.tsc.go.ke not later than 7 th July, 2022,” TSC added.
In the recent past, TSC led by Chief executive officer Dr Macharia noted that primary and secondary schools countrywide are suffering a severe teacher shortage.
While the 2021 KCPE results were being released, the TSC CEO said that the commission is short of 114,581 teachers.
“We thank the government for funding resources to allow us to recruit an average of 5,000 teachers annually for our public schools. However, we still have a shortage of 114,581 teachers in primary and post-primary institutions,” said Macharia.
According to TSC, the shortage of teachers is attributed partly to the 100% transition policy by the government, which seeks to ensure all students who complete their primary education are fully enrolled in secondary schools.
“This is due to the increased enrolment arising from the 100% transition policy, and registration of new schools.”
Further the commission noted that in the recent past several teachers are report to exit service for varried reasons causing a crisis.