Teachers Service Commission CEO Nancy Macharia. [Boniface Okendo, Standard]

Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has announced plans to fill administrative positions left vacant in the last two years.

The holders of the positions either resigned, left service after attaining mandatory retirement age or from new positions created in the Career Progression Guidelines.

The teachers’ employer in an advertisement, called for “qualified, experienced, results-oriented and highly motivated” individuals to take up the positions.

The vacancies are in the directorate of teacher discipline management, staffing, human resources and development, Internal Auditor, Information Communication and Technology, and 13 deputy directors in teacher management positions.

Apart from the deputy director, teacher Management which calls for applicants to be in grade 5, (Deputy principals and senior masters), the rest only require teachers to be in at least a deputy headteacher position in Grade 3.

The positions advertised will be on a contract basis and the commission has encouraged people living with disability to apply.

Interested applicants have until close of business on February 21, 2024, to submit their applications.

In January last year, former TSC Director of Staffing Rita Wahome resigned after serving in the position for four years and four months.

Her duties were taken over by Antonina Lentoijoni who was the deputy director in the directorate of staffing.

For a year now, Lentoijoni has been performing her duties in an acting capacity as head of the directorate.

Early this year, uncertainty rocked TSC after a number of senior officers resigned.

Isaac Nganga, director Internal Auditor and Charles Gichira, director, ICT resigned.

Dr Julius Olayo, Director Human Resource Management and Development resigned from the commission’s secretariat after serving for three years.

He would later land a job at the Kenya Forest Services as Deputy Director Human Resources and Administration.

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