Senior teachers employed by the Teachers Service Commission in public schools have a reason to smile.
News from reliable source indicate that their salaries might be reviewed starting 2022. This cuts across all senior teachers in primary schools and those ones in secondary schools.
TSC boss Dr. Nancy Macharia says that this group of teachers play a very important role in schools and therefore deserve a salary increment.
Senior teachers in primary schools who are in job group C5 will earn 64631 shillings in the proposed salary increment. This is an increment of 17000 shillings. At the moment, they are earning 47896 shillings per month.
Senior teachers in secondary schools will earn 157656 shillings. An increment of 40000 shillings because currently they are earning 115163 shillings.
Macharia says that the commission will cater for salary increment for all teachers.
She further says that the salary increment for teachers has already been captured in the 2021-2025 Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Here are Teachers’ salaries after TSC Under 2021-2025 CBA
CHIEF PRINCIPALS (T- Scale 15)
These are Heads of Institutions in National and Extra County Schools with over 1000 students. They will get a salary increment of up to Sh9,496. The lowest earner in this group will walk home with a salary of Sh131,380 while the highest earner in this group will earn Sh157,656 per month.
SENIOR PRINCIPALS (T- Scale 14)
Senior Principals head County Schools with over 540 students. These Principals will earn a monthly perk of Sh118,242 and 121,890.
PRINCIPALS (T- Scale 13)
These are Principals heading Sub- County. The lowest earner in this category earns Sh104,644 while the highest earner takes home a monthly salary of Sh104,644.
DEPUTY PRINCIPALS III
These administrators of Sub- County and All Day schools. The lowest earner in this grade pockets a monthly pay of Sh91,041 while, the highest earner will pocket Sh91,041.
SENIOR HEAD TEACHERS, SENIOR MASTER II AND DEPUTY PRINCIPALS IV
Primary schools with enrolment of over 1000 learners are headed by Senior Head Teachers with Grade D1 (T- Scale 11). While, Senior Master II with Grade D1 (T- Scale 11) are administrators in County Schools with with over 540 students.
HEAD TEACHERS, DEPUTY HEAD TEACHER I AND SENIOR MASTER III
Primary schools with enrolment of below 1000 learners are headed by Head Teachers with Grade C5 (T- Scale 10). While, Deputy Head Teacher I at Grade C5 (T- Scale 10) are administrators in Primary schools with enrollment of over 1000 learners. On the other hand, Senior Master III of Grade C5 (T- Scale 10) are administrators in Sub- County and All Day schools.