5,000 teaching jobs are up for grabs. 4,000 new teachers will be recruited for high schools and 1,000 will be picked from primary schools. For high school, the teachers should be degree holders, they should also have C+ grade in KCSE and in their two teaching subjects.
However, the number is still bellow TSC’s plan to hire 12,626 teachers
According to Nancy Macharia, TSC Chief Executive Officer, the additional teachers are needed because of the increased number of students transitioning to high schools.
Ksh 2 billion has been set aside for the hiring of the teachers in the current financial year.
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha added that the Government will soon recruit 80,000 teachers on contract, to ease pressure for the existing staff..
Data shows that there exists a shortage of 87,393 tutors.
All interested candidates have up to end of the month to submit their applications.