A freshly hired graduate teacher in Kenya receives a basic salary from the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) of at least Sh34,955 per month. Such a teacher is classified as a Secondary Teacher II and falls under grade C2 (formerly known as Job group K).
In addition to basic pay, you also receive allowances. For C2 teachers, you will earn a monthly commuter allowance of Sh5,000. Only one annual payment of Sh6,000 is made for leave benefits. A monthly house allowance of between Sh6,500 and Sh7,000 is given.
The newly hired teacher is required to serve a minimum of six (6) months of probation, as stated in the TSC appointment letter. The trial period may occasionally be prolonged.
You will automatically advance to job group L, or grade C3, after three years of service. After completing the TSC promotion form.
It’s vital to remember that before your net pay appears in your account, deductions will be made from your paycheck. The deductions are either third-party or statutory (HELB, PAYE, and NHIF) (loans, savings and union dues).
Diploma in Education holders receive an entry-level monthly salary of Sh27,195. They are also eligible for a number of benefits.
Primary school teachers begin their careers in education at Grade B5 (Job Group G) and are paid a base pay of Sh21,756 per month.