TSC hunts for job seekers to fill 8,000 teaching posts

Teachers Service Commission chief executive officer Nancy Macharia. TSC is hiring 8,672 teachers to support a new Government policy to have all primary school leavers enrolled into secondary schools. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The new teachers are supposed to plug a severe staffing shortage in public secondary and primary schools.

  • A total of 7,672 of the new staffers will be appointed in secondary schools while 1,000 will be posted in primary.

  • But the Government only gave Sh4.7 billion, according to this year’s budget policy statement.

  • In secondary schools, Garissa has been allocated 163, Wajir 50 teachers and Mandera 70 .

The Teachers Service Commission is hiring 8,672 teachers to support a new Government policy to have all primary school leavers enrolled into secondary schools.

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