Teachers Service Commission - Kenya

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Teacher Registration is now online!!!

Newly registered teachers.download

Newly registered teachers as at 12th October 2012. download

Teacher proficiency course 2012 results AT IV.download

Teacher proficiency course 2012 results P1.download

Teacher proficiency course 2012 results P2.download

The Teachers Service Commission Act 2012 Article 237, requires the commission to register all qualified teachers before they can teach in any public or private institution.  A teacher who meets the requirements for registration will be issued with the certificate of Registration bearing a TSC number within 30 days.  The names of all registered teachers will be published every year.

Requirements:

Applicants are required to apply for registration online and the user-guide is also available.

One should scan and upload the following documents:

  • Certified copies of academic and professional certificates ,the national identity card and(1) passport photo size.
  • Entry and work permits for non-Kenyans.

Deposit Ksh 550 through Direct Banking or Simple Banking .  (KSh 500 is a non refundable registration fee and ksh 50 for Bank Commission Charge to the TSC). For Simple Banking click M-pesa user guide.


 

The Bank Account details are:

Bank Name: National Bank 0f Kenya - Harambee Avenue Branch, Nairobi

Account Name: Teachers Service Commission - Teachers Registration Fees

Number: 01001000905001

M-pesa details are:

Business Number - 547700

Account Number - 01001000905001

Ensure you have either Bank Deposit Slip Number or Simple Banking generated Code before Proceeding with the application.

Read more onTeacher Registration Press Release ,
Teacher Registration Fees Collection Circular No.21/2012

TSC Act 2012.download

Teacher Registration Press Release.

Teacher Registration Fees Collection Circular No.21/2012.

Teacher Registration User Guide.

Get the list of approved transfers .

To search faster click Edit and then Find type your TSC number in that space and press enter, of your TSC is in the list it will highlight it for you.

Re-advertised posts in the  legal department.

Those who wish to apply for the advertised posts should fill the application form.

To access the Press Release on Cancellation of Teachers Promotion Adverts click here.

To access TSC Organization Structure click here

Allowances

Allowances paid to teachers are classified as either remunerative or reimbursable. Remunerative allowances are paid with salary while reimbursable allowances are refundable upon application.

Remunerative allowances
There are two types of remunerative allowances; automatic and those paid upon application. Automatic allowances include house, medical, commuter and hardship allowances.

Allowances paid on application include the following:

Responsibility allowance -This is paid to headteachers,deputy headteachers and senior teachers who  are at Job Group K and below.

Special duty allowance -This is payable to teachers below job group M appointed to administrative posts by commission and deployed in arid and semi-arid lands.

Readers allowance-This is paid to a visually impaired teacher who has engaged a reader whose minimum qualification is not below KCSE D+/KCE Division III. The allowance is paid at a fixed rate determined from time to time by the commission.

Interpreters Allowance -This is payable to deaf teachers who engage interpreters while on study leave.

Special school allowance -This is paid to teachers specialized in special needs education and who have been deployed to teach in special schools or units.

Transfer Allowance -This is payable to teachers who have been transferred from one district to another,  provided the transfer is initiated by the Commission.
Reimbursable Expenses - The commission reimburses the following expenses to teachers

Travelling expenses: The teacher is eligible for reimbursement only in the following circumstances;

  • Where a teacher’s interdiction has been revoked.
  • While traveling to attend an interview,
  • Travelling to a station on first posting outside home District,
  • Traveling from duty station outside home District on retirement.
  • Teachers working in hardship areas travelling to and from home during school holidays. The teacher’s home District must be outside the hardship area.

Teachers should apply on prescribed forms attaching supporting documents.

Quota per diem: This is daily subsistence allowance paid to teachers on official assignment. Application must be made at least 14 days before travelling.