Basic Salary Scales of TSC Chief Principals (T-scale 15) and How To Become One.
Chief Principals head National and Extra County Schools, whose enrolment exceed 1000 students. The position of a chief principal is only found in high schools, upon promotion.
Responsibilities of a chief principal
- Overall management and administration of the institution.
- Lead educator within their institutions
- Operational management of their institutions.
- Development and implementation of educational plans, policies and programs of the institution.
- Responsible for the development and implementation of curriculum activities of the institution
- Chief Accounting officer of the institution
Minimum Qualifications To Be a Chief Principal
To be promoted to this position, a teacher must have the following qualifications:
- Must be serving under career progression guidelines, CPG
- Must have served as a principal for a minimum period of three years.
- Must be currently serving as a senior principal at job group D4, T-scale 14.
- Must have a master’s degree in a related field.
- Must have satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal and performance contracting process
- Must have demonstrated ability to supervise, mentor and provide professional support to other teachers.
- Must meet the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.
Currently, the lowest earning principal at job group D 5 (T scale 15) earns ksh. 131,380 while the highest earning gets Sh157, 656 per month. These salaries are as summarized in the table below.