tsc requirements for secondary teachers

TSC requires Graduate  , diploma and technical teachers to meet below requirements 

i) Requirements for Graduate Teachers
Applicants must have a minimum of two (2) principles and one (1) subsidiary pass at ‘A’ Level or a minimum mean-grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE and in each of the two teaching subjects. In addition, they must have:
a) A Bachelor of Education Degree in two (2) teaching subjects.
b) A Bachelor of Science or Arts Degree plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) with two teaching subjects.
c) Applicants with a minimum of C plain at KCSE plus a Diploma in Education with at least a C plain in two teaching subjects should be considered.

ii) Diploma Teachers (Secondary)
Applicants must have a minimum of one (1) principle and two (2) subsidiaries at ‘A’ level or a mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or its equivalent and with at least C+ (or Credit Pass) in the two teaching subjects. In addition, they must have:

(a) A Diploma in Education from a recognized Teacher Training Institution.

(b) Diploma Teachers who graduated in 2007 or before with mean grade C (plain) and subject grades of C (plain) or their equivalent qualify for consideration.

iii) Technical Teachers
Applicants must have a minimum of one (1) principle and two (2) subsidiaries at ‘A’ level or C- (minus) at KCSE or their equivalent. In addition they must have:

(a) A Diploma in a technical subject (course).
(b) Higher Diploma in a Technical subject (course).
(c) Diploma in Technical Teacher Education from Kenya Technical Teachers College (KTTC).
NB: 
Diploma Technical Teachers are only eligible for employment in secondary school where applicable. For TIVET Institutions the applicant must have a minimum of a higher diploma.

iv) Special Needs Education Teachers

Applicants with special needs subjects (KSL or Braille) plus one (1) other teaching subject qualify for employment.

NB:  
i) Candidates whose training is in subjects that are currently not in the curriculum do not qualify, irrespective of their having undertaken a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE). E.g. Bachelor of Science in:
- Natural Resources
- Meteorology
- Forestry
- Animal Husbandry
- Horticulture
- Farm Machinery
- Fisheries 
- Theology etc

ii) Applicants with Economics/Commerce/Accounting, Social Education and Ethics (SEE) can apply for Business Studies and CRE vacancies respectively. Similarly, candidates with Bachelor of Science – Agricultural Education and Extension (Egerton University) can apply for Agriculture/Biology vacancies.

iii) Diploma Teachers with English/other subject in the curriculum qualify for employment as English/Literature teachers.

iv) All applicants must have studied the two teaching subjects at KCSE except for Agriculture, Business Studies, Arabic and Computer. For Business Studies and Agriculture one should have attained a minimum of C+ (Plus) in Mathematics and Biology respectively in KCSE. While for Arabic one should have attained a minimum of C+ (plus) in IRE.

v) Graduate Teachers should have studied a minimum of eight (8) course units in each teaching subject.

vi) (a) Both Degree and Diploma Teachers who may not have attained the minimum entry requirement of C+ should have a relevant pre-university, bridging course/A – level from a recognized institution. 

(b) Bridging will be accepted only for a candidate who attained mean grade/subject grade of C Plain and should be done before admission to a course. 

vii) Candidates presenting enhancement certificate in a teaching subject(s) from recognized institution qualify for employment. Applicants previously employed under contract and whose services were terminated due to deficiency in academic qualification and have since enhanced are eligible to apply.

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The following are the DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE TSC for Job application 

The TSC County Director who is responsible for handing over of the following to the TSC Headquarters:

(a) Duly filled application form(s) for employment together with certified copies of academic certificates, professional certificates and all official transcripts, identity card and two passport size photographs in respect of successful candidate(s).

(b) A list of all applicants in order of merit for the advertised vacancies in Appendix (III) (clearly mark the candidates who fail to attend the interview). 

(c) Duly signed minutes of the Board of Governors.

(d) A commitment letter duly signed by the candidate binding him/her to teach in the station for a minimum period of five (5) years.

8.0 COMPLAINTS

Any candidate who is dissatisfied with the exercise should complain immediately to the County Director in writing and send a copy to the TSC Headquarters not later than 7 days after the selection exercise. 

9.0 IMPORTANT NOTES
i) Under no circumstances should the employment form provided be defaced or photocopied for use.

(ii) Clarification and advice on issues of qualifications arising from these guidelines, should be sought from the TSC County Directors or the TSC Headquarters


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  • 13/Jan/20 01:36pm

Can i persue diploma in education with D in mathematics and C- in English

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  • 13/Jan/20 01:36pm

Can i persue diploma in education with D in mathematics and C- in English

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  • 13/Jan/20 01:36pm

Can i persue diploma in education with D in mathematics and C- in English

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  • 28/Jan/20 08:37pm

Write your comment here...When did the policy of having D+ in non science (arts) in Diploma in Teacher Education. What about those who had earlier enrol before the policy,, will they get t.s.c no?

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  • 10/Jul/20 12:02pm

Does tsc recognize bridging certificate in mathematics for education arts

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  • 14/Feb/21 03:03pm

Does tsc accept bridging in mathematics for those pursuing education arts with D in maths

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  • 23/May/21 12:13pm

Can I persue diploma in education with D in mathematics and C- in English

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  • 02/Jun/21 06:22am

Can I apply for TSC number with a degree in bachelor of arts, economics and become a secondary teacher?

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Hi, I have a C Plain mean grade at KCSE, Eng C Minus,Kisw D Plus,Maths D Plain, Bio C Plus, Chem C Minus, Agric B Minus, History B Plain and CRE B Minus. I also graduated in Diploma in Special Needs Education at Maseno University. I applied for TSC number for Primary Teacher,it was rejected. I am frustrated. What can I do to enroll as a teacher recognized by TSC? If I continue with a degree in SNE Can I teach in Secondary School? I have a combination in Education Science and aanother one in Education Arts. Please help me, I am confused to drop Education or Continue. Thanking you in advance.

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I graduated in 2013,with a diploma in education Arts (English and Literature).I had a mean grade of c plain and a B- in the teaching subject.i have a Tsc number but the problem is,Tsc county director told me that they are unable to recruit me because I don't qualify because of my mean grade and the year of graduation. Why did the university enroll me knowing very well that my mean grade wasn't to favour me in this my future? Tsc,why did you give me a Tsc number and yet you know very well am ineligible? 2007 grauands and below are save,when did Tsc implement the law without considering we who graduated in 2013? How can I make this to pursue my dream?

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Does TSC recognize Bachelor of science in Agricultural education and extension?

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Can I get tsc no and employment with D in mathematics and C- in English and I have a mean grade of C+ and C+ in the two teaching subject ( A graduate)

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I did bachelor of education (arts) maths and business but business I had C plain in KSCE what can I do now that teaching subjects should be C+

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