TSC Announces Over 35,000 Job Vacancies; How to Apply

An undated photo of jobseekers in a queuing
A photo of jobseekers in Nairobi queuing for interviews
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The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) announced 35,550 teaching vacancies in primary and secondary schools, offering relief to thousands of jobless tutors. 

According to the notice shared on Friday, December 9, the mass recruitment of teachers will curb the shortage across the country

"TSC invites applications from qualified candidates to fill the vacancies to support the implementation of Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC)," read part of the notice.

Some of the vacancies advertised included 9,000 posts on permanent and pensionable terms of service for secondary school teachers and 1,000 posts on permanent and pensionable terms of service for primary school teachers.

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) CEO Nancy Macharia at a past event
The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) CEO Nancy Macharia at a past event

Also, TSC announced teachers' internship vacancies of 21,550 posts in junior secondary schools and 4,000 posts in primary schools.

TSC's announcement came after the government pledged to recruit 30,000 teachers for the academic year starting in 2023.

"The Ministry of Education, Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), and the TSC will work on modalities of fast-tracking retooling teachers to ensure the country has sufficient numbers who are compliant with CBC," read part of the statement shared by the State House Spokesperson, Hussein Mohamed.

How to Apply

Interested candidates were asked to submit their application online through the commission's website www(dot)tsc(dot)go(dot)ke.

Click on the careers tab to submit your application.

Also, applicants can visit the teachersonline(dot)tsc(dot)go(dot)ke for submissions.

Applicants must upload copies of professional and academic certificates together with other relevant documents where necessary.

All applications should be submitted before Friday, December 16, 2022.

A signpost showing Teachers Service Commission mandated with hiring teachers in Kenya.
A signpost showing the Teachers Service Commission office. TSC is mandated with hiring teachers in Kenya

Notably, if the applicant's names differ on different documents, they must present an affidavit sworn under the Oaths and Statutory Declarations Act, Cap 15 of the Constitution, when called for an interview.

"If you apply online, you do not need to submit a hard copy version to the commission. No payments is required of any kind," TSC warned.

On the platform, teachers can also register with the commission.