In Kenya, the Primary school teachers are typically responsible for educating students in grades one through six, or around ages 6 to 11.
TSC through the kenyan government hires teachers for elementary schools to work at elementary public schools.
On the other hand these teachers may be employed by administration of private elementary schools.
The Teachers service commission TSC is responsible for paying all public school trainers based on their evaluation.
The latest reforms in the education sector have been highly advantageous for Kenyan educators in general.
This happened after implementation of a grading system by the commission that has yielded nothing but positive results, including a salary raise for graduate teachers.
TSC teachers were earlier rated based on job categories G, J, K, L, M, N, and P; however, but as at now a new approach required a regrouping.
TSC remuneration structure is listed below, identifying all beneficiaries and their respective take-home pay.
Those in Job group P-Grade D1
Comprise of primary school principals in day and boarding schools worldwide. The new salary range for this group will be between Ksh. 77,840
Teachers in Job group N-Grade C5
These are Principals of elementary schools with a small student body were downgraded to grade C5, along with their deputy principals.
Teachers receive between Ksh.62,272 and Ksh.77,840 under this group.
Teachers in Job group M-Grade C4
Are the day school assistant principals who have been promoted to this grade.
Salary range for this group of coaches is between Ksh.52,308 and Ksh.65,385.
Teachers in Job group L-Grade C3
Are the primary school teachers in this employment group, also known as senior instructors, will be increased to a range between Ksh. 43, 154, and Ksh. 55, 945.
Teachers Under job Group K – Grade C2
The senior primary coaches will receive a new salary range between Ksh. 34, 955, and Ksh. 43, 694.
The pay increase will result in a minimum income of Ksh. 27,195 and a maximum salary of Ksh. 33,994 for instructors at grade C1.
Teachers Under Job Group G, Grade B5
All P1 teachers were placed in occupational group G.
Teachers in this category have been automatically promoted to the grade B5 classification.
The Primary school teacher’s allowances paid
:The teachers receive the following allowances that include
Follow the continuous implementation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), principals and assistant principals will be among the first to receive the new allowance.
Note that the amount of this allowance is determined by the instructor’s grade.
They are as follows depending on job Group
Grade & allowances
The Housing allowance for a teacher.
Going by the latest primary school te
B5instructors in Nairobi earn a home allowance of Ksh. 6,750, while teachers in other key cities such as Nakuru, Mombasa, Eldoret, Malindi, and Kisumu receive Ksh. 4,500.
The home allowance for instructors working in different countries will be Ksh 3,850, while those living and working in rural areas will receive Ksh 3000.