TSC Directs County Directors To Work On The Following Within Seven Days.
The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has directed County education directors to compile a list of teachers born in 1963 stationed their jurisdiction and are due to retire next year.
The commission has further instructed county directors to ensure that the under listed procedures are adhered to in the process of issuance of notices for compulsory retirement before submitting the documents to TSC headquarters.
The notice further required the country directors to undertake the following:
(1) Verify the list.
(ii) Acknowledge receipt (in writing) within seven days.
(iii) Inform the Deputy Director (Liaison) of any discrepancies noted in the list.
(iv) Transmit the retirement list to the respective Sub- County Directors within seven days of receipt.
On receipt of the lists the Sub- County Directors will be expected to:
(i) Verify and acknowledge receipt within seven days
(ii) Issue retirement notices to all the teachers strictly as per the list.
(iii) Maintain a register of teachers issued with retirement notices.
(iv) Invite all teachers issued with notices to collect and acknowledge receipt of the letters within fourteen days from the date the list is received.
(v) Transmit to the Deputy Director(Liaison) copies of the retirement notices, duly signed by the teachers acknowledging receipt.
(vi) Ensure that the teachers submit the required documents within sixty days from the date of receipt of the retirement notice.vi) Receive, verify, confirm and certify completeness of documents received.
(vii) Return any incomplete documents to the teacher, pointing out the extent of incompleteness and advising the teacher to resubmit within fourteen days.
(ix) Deliver the complete documents to the County Director in a register.
The dates of birth on the attached list should be coded in the order of year, month and date.
On receipt of the complete documents, the County Director will be expected to:
(i) Deliver the complete documents in a register to the respective HRM Unit Heads by 30th April, 2022.
(ii) Return any incomplete documents to the Sub- County Director, pointing out the extent of incompleteness and requiring that they be addressed and the documents resubmitted within fourteen days.
(i) Teachers’ names should be indicated on the bank forms exactly as they appear on their national identity cards.
(ii) Teachers should be encouraged to maintain their salary accounts to avoid delays in processing their retirement claims.
(iii) Any change in bank details must be accompanied with a letter from the teacher confirming the new account.
(iv) Where (iii) above is applicable the sub- county HR will be required to emboss the teacher’s thumb print on the payment of commuted Pension forms (bank forms), and witness by signing and indicating his/her name, and TSC Number.
(v) The names on the bank plate (ATM or Card)must appear as on the national identity cards.
(vi) Where(v) above is not applicable, the teacher must obtain a letter from the bank confirming ownership of the account.
(vii) Those who are contributors towards Widows and Children Pension Scheme (WCPS) should submit an earliest pay slip to support WCPS i.e. any pay slip for the first ten (10) years of contribution.(viii)Teachers are advised to check with the nearest Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) office whether they have any tax liabilities and clear them.
This exercise is very important and therefore calls for diligence and commitment.
For inquiries do not hesitate to contact the Deputy Director (Liaison) on the following telephone numbers: 020-2892224/2892223.