TSC Requirements for Deployment of P1 Teachers to JSS in May 2024

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has announced an exciting opportunity for serving primary school teachers with a degree in secondary education to apply for deployment to junior secondary schools (JSS) starting in May 2024. Here are the key requirements and details for those interested:

Quick Summary:

  • TSC opens 6,000 deployment slots for primary school teachers with a degree in secondary education.
  • Application deadline: 18th March 2024.
  • Eligible candidates must have active registration with TSC, a minimum of a Diploma in Education, and meet specific academic criteria.

The TSC’s initiative aims to promote professional growth and enhance the quality of education by deploying qualified teachers to junior secondary school levels. To be considered for deployment, interested primary school teachers must meet the following criteria:

Requirements for Deployment:

i) Active TSC Registration:

  • Applicants must possess an active registration as a teacher with the Teachers Service Commission.

ii) Employment with TSC:

  • Candidates should currently be employed as primary school teachers under the Teachers Service Commission.

iii) Good Standing:

  • Applicants must not be under interdiction or facing any disciplinary process at the time of application.

iv) Academic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Education with a minimum grade of C+ at KCSE (or equivalent).
  • C+ grade in two teaching subjects offered in the school curriculum (8-4-4 or CBC) or two principles and one subsidiary pass at “A” Level.
  • At least 8 units in each of the two teaching subjects.
  • Alternatively, candidates with a minimum of C (plain) at KCSE (or its equivalent) and have pursued a Diploma in Education alongside a Bachelor’s Degree in Education are eligible.

v) Bachelor of Education Degree:

  • The degree certificate must be in Bachelor of Education; holders of Bachelor of Education (Primary Option) are not eligible for deployment.

Documents Required for Verification:

During the verification exercise, candidates are expected to present the following documents:

i) Degree/Diploma Certificate:

  • Original and copy of the degree/diploma certificate.

ii) Academic Transcripts:

  • Original and copies of academic transcripts.

iii) SNE Qualification (if applicable):

  • Original and copy of SNE qualification, where applicable.

iv) KCSE Certificate:

  • Original and copy of the KCSE certificate or its equivalent.

v) Payslip:

  • A copy of the current payslip.

vi) Declaration by Head of Institution:

  • A declaration by the Head of Institution confirming the teacher’s current service status and absence of any disciplinary proceedings.

The deployment of qualified primary school teachers to junior secondary schools presents a significant opportunity to enhance educational standards and provide students with quality learning experiences. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply before the deadline and ensure they meet all the specified requirements outlined by the Teachers Service Commission.


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