TSC Declares 488 Vacancies Plus Permanent & Pensionable Jobs; How to Apply

A photo of teachers at a Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Conference in Mombasa in April 2022.
A photo of teachers at a Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Conference in Mombasa in April 2022.

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) on Friday, May 26, announced 488 vacancies for teachers and teaching interns across the country.

In a notice, the Commission noted that it was looking to recruit 328 interns in Junior Secondary Schools, 16 interns in Public Secondary Schools, 56 (permanent and pensionable) teachers in post-primary institutions, and 88 teachers (contractual) in Garissa, Wajir, and Mandera.

According to the advert, some of the jobs are permanent and pensionable, internships, and contractual.

The interns will work for 12 months and those attached to secondary schools will get a monthly stipend of Ksh20,000.

TSC CEO Nancy Macharia before National Assembly committee on Monday May 15, 2023
TSC CEO Nancy Macharia before the National Assembly committee on Monday, May 15, 2023
Parliament of Kenya

How to Apply

The commission advised interested applicants to visit tsc.go.ke and head to the 'Careers' section or click on teachersonline.tsc.go.ke for further details.

All applicants must be Kenyan citizens, hold at least a diploma in Education, be registered with TSC, and have a mean grade of C+ and C+ in two teaching subjects (for interns).

Some of the required documents include copies of the Teacher Registration Certificate, National Council for Persons with Disability (NCPWD) card (where applicable), National Identity Card or passport, two colour passport size photographs, National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF), and Kenya Revenue Authority Personal Identification Number (KRA PIN).

The commission informed the candidates that only those shortlisted will be contacted.

"The recruitment is free of charge. The Teacher Service Commission forewarns applicants against fraudsters who might extort money from unsuspecting persons purporting to assist in recruitment," TSC warned.

Applicants are urged to report fraudulent activities to any police station or to TSC offices.

According to the TSC, timelines for the recruitment of teachers will begin on May 25, 2023, and run till June 26, 2023, while the promotion of teachers will start from May 25, 2023, to July 28, 2023.

The commission, therefore, asked all interested candidates to send their applications before Friday, June 2, 2023.

Teachers at a past demonstration in Nairobi County.
A photo of teachers at a past demonstration in Nairobi County.
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