Kenyan teachers who want to improve their pay have a chance now that the Ministry of Education has posted job openings with monthly salaries of up to Ksh 101,000.
On Tuesday, March 14, the Ministry, led by Cabinet Secretary George Magoha, announced that it was looking for 115 people to fill the positions of Principal Quality Assurance and Standards Officers.
Successful candidates will be paid a monthly salary ranging from Ksh63,000 to Ksh101,000 plus allowances.
The applicants will also be eligible for a Ksh8,000 commuter allowance, a Ksh6,000 leave allowance, a house allowance, and a medical allowance, depending on the circumstances.
The successful candidates will be responsible for planning and executing quality assurance and standards assessments, as well as producing quality assurance and standard assessment reports.
Other responsibilities include advising school boards on standards and coordinating school activities and programs.
How to Apply
According to the notice, all applicants must be teachers who have served for three years in Job Group M or an equivalent position with the Teachers Service Commission (TSC).
Senior Graduate/Approved Teacher is another name for this job group.
Candidates must also have a Bachelor of Education Degree or equivalent achievement from a recognized institution, as well as a certificate in computer application skills.
Applicants must also demonstrate merit and ability through work performance and results.
Candidates who are interested should create an account on the Ministry’s online portal.
To create an account, teachers must update their academic credentials, which must include primary and secondary school certificates as well as tertiary level certificates.
Applicants must upload certified copies of academic, professional, and transcripts through the online portal.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to present original identity cards and certificates, as well as a letter of appointment to their current substantive positions, during the interview after the exercise.
Applications must be submitted by the deadline of Monday, April 4, 2022.