The teacher service commission advertised for teaching posts on Tuesday, December 13th. There were over 35,000 vacancies advertised for both primary and secondary school teachers.
The posts consist of 9000 permanent and pensionable junior secondary school teachers and 21,500 posts for teacher interns in junior secondary. 1000 posts are for permanent and pensionable primary teachers, and 4000 teacher internships are for primary schools.
The applications are ongoing and are expected to close by December 16, 2022. Trained teachers are expected to make one application for either intern or permanent pensionable status.
The Teachers Service Commission is seeking to employ 35,500 teachers in a bid to plug acute shortage that has crippled learning in public primary and secondary schools. owing to 100 percent transition. This is the highest number in recent times.
According to the advert seen by this author, the commission has declared over 35,000 new vacancies that it intends to fill next month .
Prospective employees will work under permanent and pensionable terms of service and as interns
Distribution of the advertised TSC 1,000 posts for primary school teachers per county
The Primary school vacancies will be filled using the 2020/2021 Merit Lists generated in September 2020. Successful candidates will be informed by the County Directors of the counties where they were merited.