TSC Teachers’ Salary Increment; New Updated Salary Scales For Teachers Effective July 2022

TSC Teachers’ Salary Increment; New Updated Salary Scales For Teachers Effective July 2022


*TSC Teachers’ Salary Increment; New Updated Salary Scales For Teachers Effective July 2022*


The current TSC upgrading of teachers led to the scrapping of some job groups and the merging of others. Under the new system of grading tutors, the grade that was previously known as P1, which was under Job Group G, was scrapped and replaced with Grade B5. This grade was designated as the new entry grade for all tutors at the primary school

Secondary Teachers II are teachers in Secondary schools whose grade is C2 (formerly K; Grade C2 is an entry grade for secondary school teachers who are holders of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or its equivalent.


It is also a promotional grade for holders of a Diploma in Education. These tutors earn monthly basic salaries of 34,955-49,694 sshilling

Senior teachers in primary schools who are in job group C5 will earn 64,631 shillings in the proposed salary increment, this is an increment of 17,000 shillings. At the moment, they are earning 47896 shillings per month

Senior teachers in secondary schools earn 157,656 shillings. An increment of 40,000 shillings. Before they were earning 115163 shilling

The basic salaries for these teachers are paid depending on the areas where they work. Teachers who work in Nairobi get a slightly higher house allowance compared to those plying their trade in rural schools. But all these tutors earn an equal amount of commuter allowance; which is 5,000 sshilling

Requirement for an appointment:



To qualify for appointment to the grade of Senior Teacher II, a teacher must

Have served as Primary Teacher I T-Scale 6 for a minimum period of three (3) years



Have a satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal process



Have successfully undertaken the relevant TPD module

Demonstrate ability to supervise, mentor, and provide professional support to other teachers



Any other duty as may be assigned, have a valid Teaching Certificate

Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution and meet any other requirement the Commission may deem necessary.


Duties and responsibilities

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 to impart knowledge and skills to the learners



Evaluate the learners on subjects of specialization and prepare them for national and other examinations



Provide new ideas and programs to ensure improvement in teaching and learning in the subjects of specialization

Embrace teamwork through collaborative planning and teaching to ensure consistency and improvement in curriculum delivery


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

Provide guidance and counseling services to learners to instill norms and values for harmonious co-existence



Organize workshops/seminars/ symposiums to share ideas and further knowledge in subjects’ areas



Organize remedial actions to support learners with performance gaps


Collect, collate and maintain all school records such as; enrolment, teaching and learning resources, evaluation records, attendance registers


Organize and coordinate school-based in-service programs to build teacher’s capacity for improved teaching and learning


Organize school-based and zonal subject panels to facilitate sharing of knowledge, innovations, and new trends



Coordinate gender mainstreaming issues for teachers and learners in curricular and co-curricular activities such as sports to ensure gender equity, equitable participation, and maximization of the potential of teachers and learners


Ensure safety and health of learners


Ensure cleanliness of the school compound and tidiness of learners




Ensure discipline in school and arbitrate disputes among learners


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


Serve as secretary to the school disciplinary committee

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