Tsc is planning to Advertise employment opportunities for the secondary school teachers. The commission has even published the requirements for upcoming employment. After the advertisement, the commission will then invite candidates.

Teachers Service Commission and Boards of Management are required to conduct the selection exercise for the advertised vacancies in their institutions.

The Selection Panel will be expected to exercise the highest degree of transparency and accountability, as stipulated in the Public Officers Ethics Act, and TSC Code of Conduct and Ethics 2015. The Head of Institution is required to induct the panel members on the relevant sections of the Act and CORT 2015 before the commencement of the selection exercise.

The TSC County Director MUST ensure that the recruitment process is done in strict adherence to the laid down protocols by the Ministry of Health on containment of COVID- 19 pandemic.

All applicants must be registered teachers as per Section 23 (1) of the Teachers Service Commission Act, 2012. Applicants who are not registered do not qualify to be recruited.

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Applicants who apply for confirmation of results from KNEC should give the address of the County Director where they have submitted their applications.

Applicants whose names differ in the certificates and/or identity cards are required to present sworn affidavit on the difference in names.

Applicants who re-sat either KCPE or KCSE examinations (or their equivalents) MUST present certified copies of the certificate(s) of the national examination(s) in question for all attempts.

Here is the score sheet that will be used by TSC during 2021 employment for Secondary school teachers

Degree (BED)
First class 35
Second Class Upper 30
Second Class Lower 25
Pass 20
Degree + PGDE or BSC+PGDE
First class 35
Second Class Upper 30
Second Class Lower 25
Pass 20
Diploma + Dip Tech Education
Distinction 25
Credit 20
Pass 15
Diploma in Education
Distinction 25
Credit 20
Pass 15
Maximum Score 35
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Awarding of marks for Length of stay since qualifying as a teacher (since graduation)

Its also important to note that length of stay after graduation is weighty and it is the mother of all when it comes to scoring marks;

2012 and before 50
2013 45
2014 40
2015 35
2016 30
2017 25
2018 20
2019 15
2020 and after 10

Awarding of marks for Length of stay since qualifying as a teacher for those previously employed by TSC

2020 and after 50
2019-2018 45
2017-2016 40
2015-2014 30
2013-2012 25
2011-2010 20
2009-2008 15
2007 and before 10

NB:For purposes of scoring part B, year of completion of professional training
(BED or PGDE) whose certificate is used to score part A of this score sheet
determines the length of stay but not year of enhancement.

Advantage of Communication ability and Co-curricular certificate of participation

One who has a co-curricular certificate of participation will also stand higher chances of scoring more marks. This part is very crucial when it comes to breaking of ties.

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Communication Ability 2
Participation in Co-curricular activities 1
Students’ academic performance(Exam Record) 1
Special Talent(s) 1

So as to be on a save side, its important to provide evidence by producing a document to score above marks.NB:No candidate should score zero in this section

It is important to note that good command in communication and convincing confidence level will put you in a good position to secure a job with TSC.

Finally, Ensure that your content mastery in your teaching subjects is commendable.


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