Immediately one is employed under permanent and pensionable terms, TSC pays a newly employed graduate teacher in Kenya a minimum of Sh34,955 in basic salary per month.
This newly employed teacher falls under grade C2 (formerly Job group K) and their job title is Secondary Teacher II.
In addition to the basic salary , these teachers are also receive a total of kSh5,000 in commuter allowance per month for C2 teachers.
TSC further pays Leave allowance once a year at a rate of Sh6,000 per year.
The commission also pays allowance is paid monthly at a rate of Sh16,500 to Sh7,000.
As indicated under the TSC letter of appointment, the newly employed teacher remains on probation for a period of not less than six (6) months.
However, under some cases the probation period may be extended if the teacher’s performance is unsatisfactory.
Immediately after three years of service, one will automatically be promoted to job group L that is currently known as grade C3. Note that one has to fill a form for TSC to effect this promotion
One should note that your salary will be subjected to monthly deductions before you get your net pay in the account. The deductions are either statutory (HELB, PAYE, NHIF) or third party (loans, savings and union dues).
The holders of Diploma in Education have an entry basic salary of Sh27,195 per month. They are also entitled to various allowances.
Primary school teachers enter the teaching service at Grade B5 (Job Group G) with a monthly basic salary of Sh21,756.