The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) was formed basically to give teachers one employer and uniform terms and conditions of service. It is charge with the mandate of registering, employing, promoting, disciplining and paying teachers. It is one of the biggest white color job employer in Kenya .
Annually the commission creates over ten thousands job opportunity. The commission is one of the transparent employer in the country .
This is because it has a clear employment kit that gives priority to year of graduation and grades, more so commission is resolved to level teacher student ratio.
According to the latest Circular, TSC has released a list of counties that are experiencing a cute shortage of teachers both in primary and secondary. The counties include the following;
b) West pokot
TSC has come up with avenues that will help marginalized areas to receive teachers and retain them in those their working stations.
Most teachers are afraid of working in hardship areas and this makes it difficult for the commission to deploy teachers in these areas. The commission is currently using hardship allowance to attract and retain teachers in this areas.
The latest report indicates that, “The Jubilee government has set the ball rolling and through the ministry of education we are committed to address the problem.
Again, as we do this we have to look for a long-term solution. We must get enough local students who finished secondary school to enroll for the teaching profession,” Nancy Macharia said We strive to ensure equitable distribution of teachers across the country, during recruitment and redeployment of those in the service.