In Summary
  • Presently, there are 53 senior principals, 121 deputy principals I and 355 deputy principals II in secondary schools.
  • The commission is also hiring 164 curriculum support officers in Grade D1, who earn a basic salary of between Sh74,703 and Sh82,717.

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has announced that it will recruit of 1,000 principals and deputies for secondary schools, a week after announcing the hiring of 6,000 head teachers and their deputies for primary schools.

TSC Chief Executive Officer Nancy Macharia has also announced the appointment of 240 curriculum support officers (CSOs) and quality assurance officers.

The TSC is recruiting 16 chief principals in Grade D5 for national schools. They earn between Sh121,814 and Sh157,656 per month, excluding allowances.

The commission is also recruiting 516 principals who fall under Grade D3, who take home a basic salary of between Sh93,850 and Sh102, 807.

Another 91 deputy principals I in Grade D3 are also being recruited as well as 204 deputy principals II in Grade D2. They will earn basic salaries of between Sh82,717 and Sh87,900 respectively.

PROMOTION CRITERIA

However, this time round the commission is not recruiting senior principals in Grade 4.

Presently, there are 53 senior principals, 121 deputy principals I and 355 deputy principals II in secondary schools.

In an advert set to appear in Tuesday’s newspapers, Ms Macharia said the principals are being promoted based on the career progression guidelines for teachers.

“Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications should make their applications online through the TSC website (www.teachersonline.go.ke) so as to be received on or before September 17,” said Mrs Macharia. She said handwritten applications will not be considered.

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