Details of Heads and Teachers Set to Retire Today
Several teachers employed by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and have served the commission for more than 30 years will retire today, 30th June 2022.
Already, the commission has presented the teachers exiting service today with retirement letters, hence the said teachers are expected to leave the school compound and to surrender any school property in their custody upon clearance.
Among those retiring, some will have reached the mandatory retirement age while others will have reached the end of their contracts, after the commission extended their contracts by two years. The latter include the 1025 principals and headteachers who were set to retire in 2022 but had their contracts extended. However, more than 500 principals (see list) will continue with their extended contract upto 30th December 2022.
The 1025 principals and the teachers who have attained the mandatory retirement age of 60 years will quit the stage today. More than 13,000 teachers are set to formally retire after reaching the mandatory retirement age.
The exiting of the teachers from the service will open employment opportunities for thousands of teachers who are qualified yet still seeking employment.
Already, the teachers’ employer has advertised more than 14,000 teaching vacancies and the unemployed teachers have been given upto 7th July to apply.
According to TSC CEO Nancy Macharia, an additional 6,000 teachers will be recruited as interns at a tune of sh.1.2 billion.