Commission now sets tough rules for hiring of 5,000 new tutors
SEE ALSO :Bid open for tutors schemeThey must also not have worked with TSC previously. Candidates who scored high aggregate grades in KCSE will also be at an advantage. The rules further say that candidates who have previously been employed by the commission will not be considered. TSC Chief Executive Officer Nancy Macharia said all qualified teachers except those barred by the rules will have an equal chance in the recruitment process. “All applicants irrespective of gender, disability or ethnicity should be given equal opportunity,” said Macharia. According to the recruitment schedule, applications will be collected by TSC county directors starting today.
SEE ALSO :TSC to promote 6,000 teachersThe teachers’ employer has scheduled the county selection process to start from September 2 to 13. The TSC head offices will start going through the applications beginning September 23. Ms Macharia said some 4,000 new teachers will be recruited to join high schools. Another 1,000 will be picked from primary schools. The 1,000 primary schools teachers to be promoted must have degrees, according to Macharia. They must also have scored a mean grade of C+ in KCSE and a similar grade in two teaching subjects. The recruitment process is based on points that a particular candidate must score to sail through.
SEE ALSO :TSC is blackmailing us, claims SossionThere are more than 300,000 trained teachers who are yet to secure teaching jobs. Most of them graduated many years back. Teachers with special talents such as music and leadership skills will also have an edge. “Interested candidates should apply to secretary of the Board of Management of the school where the vacancy has been advertised and submit a copy to TSC,” said Macharia.
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