The teachers who were employed by TSC in July this year have started to have their letters trickled down to different TSC sub county offices across the country together with new revised salaries they are set to Pocket.
All those who filled the employment letters have been anxious on when they will get their appointment letters which will make them be posted to various schools in the country.
Already at least six counties have confirmed receiving the appointment letters for the teachers
Among these counties include Narok, Kericho, Tana River, Siaya, Uasin Gishu and Kwale counties that have reported receiving some of the employment letters for both primary and secondary schools respectively.
The teachers hired in Primary school t will get their letters from the TSC sub county offices as those in Secondary s schools will get theirs from the secondary school Principals.
Earlier,TSC had planned to post the newly recruited teachers to their new stations on 1st September 2022 according to TSC framework for teachers’ recruitment for July 2022.
Note also that some details show the Commission will post the new recruits to their new schools from next month up to the month of January next year, 2023.
According to TSC , any newly employed graduate teacher is entitled to a starting salary now of KSH.38000 .
Note that this figure changes if one used to benefit from HELB loan since some amount is deducted.
All newly employed teachers start under (grade C2 ) initially known as job group K a part from their basic salaries also enjoy commuter allowance of KSH 5000 and rental house allowance of KSH 7500.
Given below is a breakdown of the salary for a newly employed graduate teacher in a secondary school is given below:
~Basic Salary ksh.34,955
~House Allowance ksh 7,500
~Commuter Allowanceksh. 5,000.
~Total Earnings (before deductions) KSH 47,455.
Note: above salaries are also subject to other official statutory deductions which include:
~ Childrens and widow’s Pension Scheme which is about Kshs. 699.10.
~University Loan Recovery of about Kshs. 5000.