TSC GUIDE FOR PROMOTION OF TEACHERS, B5 TO C1, C1 TO C2, AND C2 TO C3, SEPTEMBER 2023
TSC promotion requirements 2023. The grading scheme for teachers in elementary and secondary schools was altered by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC).
This comes after the three teacher unions and it signed the Sh 54 billion Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) 2017–2021.
The Career Progression Guidelines (CPG) were used by TSC to grade and advance instructors to various grades.
According to the Commission, CPGs are specific modalities that allow the Commission to implement CBAs.
PROMOTION OF TEACHERS GRADE B5 TO C1
The only grade found only in primary school instructors is B5.
Grade B5, also known as Primary Teacher II, is the T-Scale 5 admission grade for all primary school teachers.
This category includes all freshly hired teachers.
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A freshly hired primary school teacher will begin in job group B5.
After three years, a teacher in Grade B5 will be automatically promoted to Grade C1.
According to CPG, no further coursework or interviews are required for teachers to be promoted from B5 to C1.
To be automatically transferred to C1, one simply needs to have served for three years in B5.
PROMOTION OF TEACHERS GRADE C1 TO C2
Teachers in primary school who have spent three years in Grade B5 are automatically promoted to Grade C1.
Primary teachers in Grade C1 are also known as Primary Teachers I and are classified as T-Scale 6.
Promotion from Grade C1 to C2 primary school teachers is not automatic.
In actuality, Senior Teachers are assigned to Grade C2 in primary schools.
C2 is a promotion grade for elementary school teachers.
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It is also a rung on the administrative ladder.
Entry into this grade is competitive, and vacancies are limited.
A primary school teacher who wants to advance from Grade C1 to Grade C2 must submit an online application when TSC posts an advertisement.
Grade C1 is the prerequisite for Diploma teachers in secondary education.
After being hired, secondary school teachers with diplomas begin teaching in this grade.
After serving for three years, secondary school diploma teachers in Grade C1 will automatically graduate to Grade C2.
PROMOTION OF TEACHERS GRADE C2 TO C3
This is a promotion level for elementary school teachers.
It is also an entry-level position in the administrative cadre.
Entry into this grade is not automatic, but rather competitive and dependent on the availability of vacancies.
TSC also has a plan to encourage practicing primary school teachers with a secondary education degree to teach in secondary schools.
Below are different salaries and allowances paid to teachers in Grade B5, C1, C2 and C3
|Grade||TSC Scale||Basic Pay
|Grade||TSC Scale||Commuter Allowance|
DISABILITY GUIDE ALLOWANCE
|Grade||TSC Scale||Disability Guide Allowance|
|Grade||TSC Scale||Annual Leave Allowance|
|Grade||TSC Scale||Hardship Allowance|
|Grade||TSC Scale||Hse1 Nairobi||Hse2 -Major Municipalities- Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Eldoret, Thika, Kisii and Kitale||Hse3 -Other former Minor Municipalities||Hse4 – alI other areas|