Letters for teachers who began working in July of this year have begun to trickle down to various TSC sub county offices across the nation.
Teachers who filled out employment letters have been anticipating receiving their appointment letters, which will allow them to be posted to various schools around the nation, with great trepidation.
Numerous counties have attested to receiving the letters of appointment for the teachers.
These counties, which have reported getting some of the job letters for both elementary and secondary schools, include Narok, Kericho, Tana River, Siaya, Uasin Gishu, and Kwale.
Primary school teachers hired will receive their letters from the TSC sub county offices, while secondary school teachers will receive their letters from the secondary school principals.
According to the TSC framework for hiring teachers in July 2022, the newly hired instructors were scheduled to be posted to their new stations on September 1st.
Also take note of the information indicating that the Commission will post new recruits to their new schools beginning next month and continuing through the month of January 2023.
Any newly hired graduate teacher is entitled to a starting salary of KSH. 38000, per TSC.
Keep in mind that this sum varies if you already benefited from a HELB loan since some money is subtracted.
The newly employed teachers start under (grade C2 ) initially known as job group K a part from their basic salaries also enjoy commuter allowance of KSH 5000 and rental house allowance of KSH 7500.
Highlighted below is a breakdown of the salary for a newly employed graduate teacher in a secondary school is given below:
- The Basic Salary ksh.34,955
- The House Allowance ksh 7,500
- The Commuter Allowance ksh. 5,000.
- The Total Earnings (before deductions) KSH 47,455.
Note: above salaries are also subject to other official statutory deductions which include:
- Children’s and widow’s Pension Scheme which is about Kshs. 699.10.
- The University Loan Recovery of about Kshs. 5000.
- The Other deductions include those made to teachers’unions such as KNUT and KUPPET, KEWOTA, PAYE plus sacco savings.