- Overloaded and Most Marketable Subjects Combination In Teaching Profession That Revealed
Secondary school teachers secures TSC permanent and pensionable jobs on the basis of the subject combination.
Some subject combinations are more marketable compared to others. For marketable subject combinations, qualified teachers secure TSC jobs soon after graduation. On the other hand, qualified teachers who have studied overloaded subject combination take long after graduation to secure TSC job.
The overloaded subject combinations include:
Despite having kiswahili language as a compulsory subject in all secondary schools, this combination has remained flooded.
Graduate teachers in this combination stay for even five years without securing Teachers Service Commission (TSC) Job.
Students joining the university should avoid this combination like a plague for now.
2. Mathematics/Business Studies Combination
This is another combination that has remained disappointing over the years.
It is reported that the minimum number of years you will remain unemployed by TSC is 4 years.
3. CRE/History and CRE/Geography Subject Combinations
Due to their nature of comprising only optional subjects, these combinations have demoralized teachers as they have remained the least sought by employers.
It takes the longest of time for someone to be absorbed by TSC.
4. Mathematics/Geography Combination
The nature of mathematics is that it is taught alongside various other subjects, including Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Business Studies, Computer Studies, and Physical Education.
Consequently, Geography being the only humanity that accompanies Mathematics makes it difficult to be employed by the commission.
Those who want to do an Education course should be advised not to do subject combinations that will bring them frustration upon graduation.
Statistics show that subject combinations such as Mathematics/chemistry, Mathematics/biology, Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry/physics, chemistry/biology and biology/Agriculture are highly marketable.
Choosing the right subjects combination is the right decision one can make.