In support of the Government’s Initiative to develop a pool of young talents for the Kenyan Labour Market, Teachers Service Commission invites applications from qualified candidates to fill 1,995 teacher internship posts. The posts include 1,038 for primary schools and 957 for secondary schools. Below are internship slots for application.


Recruitment of Teacher Interns Secondary Schools – September 2021 (10)

The Teacher Internship Programme is a one (1) year programme meant to equip and sustain compe-tencies of persons entering teaching service. The programme targets unemployed registered teachers to be assigned to learning institutions where their teaching experience will be enhanced through mentorship, coaching and exposure to practical teaching experience.

To quality, an applicant must at the time of application meet the following basic requirements:

a) Be a Kenyan citizen;

b) Must be a registered teacher with Teachers Service Commission;

c) Be a holder of a P1 Certificate for Primary school teachers and a minimum of a Diploma in Education Certificate for Secondary school teachers;

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d) Have original academic and professional certificates;

e) Should not have been in previous employment with the Teachers Service Commission, as a teacher on permanent terms;

f) Be ready to be posted to any public educational Institution in Kenya; g) Must have a Personal Accident Insurance to cover for personal risks during the internship period.

In addition, successful applicants shall be required to produce;

a) A copy of the National Identity Card (ID) or Passport;

b) A copy of Teacher Registration Certificate/print-out from Teachers Service Commission online portal as evidence of registration as a teacher;

c) A copy of National Council for Persons with Disability (NCPWD) card (where applicable);

d) A valid certificate of good conduct;

e) Two (2) coloured passport size photographs;

f) A copy of National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) card;

g) A copy of Kenya Revenue Authority Personal Identification Number (KRA PIN).

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The Internship period will be for twelve (12) months. MONTHLY STIPEND

This is not a remunerative engagement. However, teacher interns attached to Primary schools will be eligible for a monthly stipend of KShs. 15,000/=, while those attached to Secondary schools will be eligible for a monthly stipend of KShs. 20,0001=.

The stipend will be paid subject to statutory deductions, where applicable. INTERNSHIP CERTIFICATE On successful completion of the Internship Programme, teacher interns will be awarded a certificate.

Interested and qualified candidates, are requested to make their applications ONUNE through the Teachers Service Commission Website: under ‘Careers’ or www.teachersonline. by Monday, 27th September, 2021.

Serving teacher interns are not eligible to apply.

For detailed information on application procedure and the available vacancies per County and institution, you are advised to visit the TSC Website:

Manual applications will not be considered.

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The Teachers Service Commission is an equal opportunity employer and persons with disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

The recruitment exercise is undertaken free of charge. The Teachers Service Commission forewarns applicants against fraudsters who might extennIOLetftntunuspecting applicants or any persons purporting to assist in the recruitment.

Any fraudulent activity in regard to this advert should be reported directly to the nearest Teachers Service Commission Office; or to Teachers Service Commission Headquarters through the following telephone lines: Director Staffing (0202892193); Deputy Director Staffing (0202892131); or write directly to the Teachers Service Commission through e-mail address:

In addition, any fraudulent activity should be reported to the nearest Police Station.

NB: The Commission has also re-advertised 48 teaching posts in secondary schools on permanent and pensionable terms of service. Interested candidates are advised to visit the Commission’s website for more details.


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