TSC online. Primary schools will start getting junior secondary school (JSS) and primary school intern instructors when classes resume for the third term in early September of this year.
The instructors’ workload should be reduced, especially at junior high schools where grade 8 classes will start in January of the following year.
The Teachers’ Service Commission (TSC) published 20,000 teaching openings nationwide two weeks prior.
Out of the 20,000 applications, the commission plans to appoint 18,000 interns for junior secondary schools.
According to TSC Chief Executive Nancy Macharia, the remaining 2,000 recruits are assigned to primary schools to help implement (CBC)
The program targets unemployed registered teachers.
The application deadline was July 18, 2023, for those who were eligible and interested.
The internship period is one year.
For junior high school entrance, successful candidates would get a monthly stipend of Ksh20,000, and for elementary school admission, Ksh15,000.
However, TSC requested funding from the government in order to confirm the 20,000 teachers it had hired as interns in February of this year on permanent and pensionable conditions.
TSC Chairperson Jamleck Muturi stated during the launch of the TSC 2023–2027 strategic plan at the Kenya School of Government ;
That teachers will lose motivation if they spend too much time working on internships.
If the Commission receives the necessary funding, it has a plan to confirm the teachers in January 2024, according to Muturi.
TSC intends to:
- spend sh 11 billion on teacher promotions,
- sh 7.9 billion on CBC,TPAD, and PC training,
- sh 24 billion on recruiting interns, and
- sh 73.8 billion on hiring 111,870 teachers on long-term contracts with pension benefits.
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