TSC Primary Teacher II T-Scale 5 (Grade B5); Requirements, Salary 202

This is the entry grade for primary school teachers.


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To qualify for appointment to this grade, a teacher must:-


have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum mean Grade C (Plain) or other recognized equivalent qualifications;

have a Primary Teacher Certificate (PTE) or its approved equivalent; have been registered as a teacher and in possession of a valid Teaching Certificate;

meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution; and

any other requirement the Commission may deem necessary.



This is the entry grade for primary school teachers. The duties of a teacher at this level shall be to:-


prepare lesson plans, lesson notes, timetables, schemes of work and maintain academic standards in the school to ensure that the syllabus is covered in time for evaluation;

teach the subjects of specialization and impart knowledge, skills and attitudes to the learner;

evaluate learners in subjects of specialization and prepare them for national and other examinations;

introduce new ideas and programmes to ensure improvement in teaching and

learning in the subjects of specialisation;

ensure consistency and improvement in curriculum delivery through teamwork and collaborative planning;

serve as a role model and maintain learner discipline to create a conducive environment for learning;

provide guidance and counselling services to learners to instil norms and values for harmonious co-existence;

ensure safety and health of learners;

ensure cleanliness of the school compound and tidiness of learners; xi. participate in workshops/seminars/symposiums to share ideas, and enhance knowledge in the subject areas;

engage learners in curricular and co-curricular activities so as to identify, nurture and develop talents;

organize remedial actions to support learners with performance gaps; and xiv. any other duty as may be assigned.

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