https://elimupedia.com/how-to-apply-for-tsc-promotion-to-cemastea-and-ttcs.htmlTSC Advertises Vacancies For Secondary School Teachers
The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has advertised 154 vacancies for tutors in teacher training colleges and the Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education in Africa (Cemastea).
TTCs need 130 lecturers while 24 national trainers are required at the Cemastea. The new tutors are meant to cater for shortage created after the government phased out the certificate in teacher education and transitioned to the diploma in teacher education (DPTE) programme.
The advertisement is open to eligible teachers in secondary. TTCs require lecturers for various subjects with music requiring the most (18).
- Must be a secondary school teacher
- Must be at a minimum grade of C4, T-Scale 9 and a senior master IV.
- The applicants must also hold a bachelor degree in education (science) or its equivalent
- Have participated in performance the appraisal process.
- Successful candidates will be deployed to any public TTC where the vacancy exists.
- To qualify for deployment at the Cemastea, interested teachers require the same qualifications. In addition, however, they must have served as Cemastea county trainers for at least three years.
How to apply
- Applications should be submitted through the TSC website or ‘teachers online’ before January 25 2022.
- Secondary schools that will be affected by exit of teachers will be re-staffed later.
TSC and the Ministry of Education has set a DPTE or diploma in early childhood teacher education as the minimum qualification for teaching under the competency-based teacher education (CBTE). The new admissions, coupled with new learning areas, has created demand more lecturers in TTCs. The situation has been worsened by retirements of lecturers and promotion of some of them to take up positions in secondary schools.
According to TSC data, there is a total shortage of 114,581 teachers in the country. Secondary schools are worst hit as they need 64,737 teachers while primary schools have a shortage of 49,653 teachers. Other areas that are understaffed are Kenya Institute of Special Education (26), Kenya Institute for the Blind (3), and curriculum support officers (50).