TSC teaching vacancies in Kenya
TSC teaching vacancies in Kenya

The Teachers Service Commission, TSC, is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant  positions:

  1. Chief Principal Teacher Training College

QUALIFICATIONS,REQUIREMENTS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
JOB DESCRIPTION
The Chief Principal will be the lead educator and accounting officer and will be responsible for the operational management of the institution. A holder of this position will be responsible for the provision of leadership in the development and implementation of education plans, policies, programs and curriculum activities.

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT
For appointment to this grade, a teacher must:-
i. have served as Senior Principal at T- Scale 14 or in an equivalent position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
ii. have a Master’s degree in a relevant area;
iii. have satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal and performance contracting process;
iv. have successfully undertaken the relevant TPD modules;
v. meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
vi. meet any other requirement deemed necessary by the Commission.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties and responsibilities shall be to:-

i. prepare lesson plans, lesson notes, timetables, schemes of work and maintain academic standards in the institution to ensure that the syllabus is covered in time for evaluation;
ii. teach the subjects of specialization to impart knowledge, skills and attitudes to the learners to meet the objectives of the curriculum;
iii. evaluate the learners on subjects of specialization to ensure achievement of learning objectives and prepare them for national and other examinations;
iv. ensure adequate curriculum support materials are available in the classrooms and libraries;
v. oversee the registration of learners for internal and external examinations with relevant examination bodies;
vi. prepare, guide and assess learners on teaching practice;
vii. induct new teachers and ensure orientation of new learners into the institution is undertaken;
viii. oversee academic and professional training programmes for learners;
ix. oversee professional development of teachers;
x. oversee admission of learners to ensure compliance to admission requirements;
xi. oversee the entire examination system and processes for quality and integrity;
xii. ensure safe custody of examination results and certificates;
xiii. oversee the preparation and issuance of transcripts;
xiv. oversee the compilation of the graduation list and presentation of the graduands;
xv. liaise with other relevant education institutions for proper implementation/evaluation of the curriculum;
xvi. ensure learners are adequately prepared, registered and presented for national examinations in accordance with the regulations of the examining body;
xvii. identify the appropriate curriculum for the institution to provide more opportunities to the learners in the optional subjects;
xviii. ensure safety, health and security learners;
xix. interpret and implement policy decisions that pertain to the training, recruitment and deployment of staff for compliance with relevant rules and regulation;
xx. promote linkages between the institution and other stakeholders for positive image as well as relevant support to the institution;
xxi. ensure appraisal of staff in the institution is undertaken;
xxii. promote the welfare of staff and learners within the institution for motivation, personal and professional growth and create sense of belonging;
xxiii. ensure proper succession management for smooth transition at all levels in the institution;
xxiv. manage the maintenance and upgrading of the institution’s physical facilities;
xxv. ensure adherence to the procurement regulations;
xxvi. convene staff, Board of Management, Parent meetings and such other meetings as may be necessary;
xxvii. serve as the Secretary to the Board of Management; and
xxviii. any other duties as may be assigned.

Closing date: 21/11/2018

2. Director CEMASTEA

QUALIFICATIONS,REQUIREMENTS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT
To qualify for appointment to this grade, a teacher must:-
i. have served as Deputy Director at T-Scale 14 or in an equivalent position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
ii. have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Science); or be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Science with a Post Graduate Diploma in Education;
iii. be a holder of a Master’s Degree in relevant area;
iv. have a satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal process;
v. have demonstrated ability to supervise, mentor and provide professional support to other trainers;
vi. meet the requirements of chapter six (6) of the Constitution; and
vii. meet any other requirements deemed necessary by the Commission.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties and responsibilities shall be to:-
i. provide leadership in the development of the Centre’s overall strategy so as to ensure alignment of its activities with set objectives;
ii. coordinate the development of policies, systems and procedures, to guide the operations of the Centre;
iii. oversee the development of work plans for all departments;
iv. oversee the development of the Centre’s budget and financial proposals;
v. ensure security of the Centre’s records, property and resources;
vi. establish risk management mechanisms at the Centre;
vii. initiate, maintain and promote partnerships and collaborations with relevant agencies and organizations;
viii. advise the Government on matters related to development of teachers’ capacity in Science and Mathematics;
ix. ensure efficient and prudent utilization of resources for quality implementation of the Centre’s mandate and strategic activities;
x. oversee the implementation of all activities in teacher capacity development at the Centre;
xi. oversee the implementation of joint activities between the Centre, partners and collaborating bodies;
xii. serve as secretary to the Governing Council of the Centre;
xiii. implement Council decisions;
xiv. mentor and coach staff at the Centre to enhance work performance;
xv. provide leadership in ensuring sound human resource management;
xvi. ensure the procurement of goods and services conforms to the relevant legal provisions;
xvii. oversee the implementation of activities that enhance ethical conduct of staff;
xviii. identify, initiate and oversee required infrastructure development for the Centre;
xix. guide and support performance appraisal at the Centre;
xx. maintain the Centre’s Quality management system;
xxi. develop, present and publish research paper on teaching and learning in mathematics and sciences at least every two years;
xxii. serve as the accounting officer and ensure sound financial management at the Centre; and
xxiii. any other duty as may be assigned.

Closing date: 22/11/2018

3. Chief Principal National School

QUALIFICATIONS,REQUIREMENTS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
JOB DESCRIPTION
The Chief Principal will be the lead educator and accounting officer and will be responsible for the operational management of the institution. He/she will be also responsible for the development and implementation of education plans, policies, programmes and curriculum activities of the institution.

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT
For appointment to this grade, a teacher must:-
i. have served as Senior Principal T-Scale 14 or in an equivalent position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
ii. be a holder of Master’s Degree in a relevant area;
iii. have satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal and performance contracting process;
iv. have demonstrated ability to supervise, mentor and provide professional support to other teachers;
v. meet the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution; and
vi. meet any other requirements deemed necessary by the Commission.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties of a teacher at this level shall be to:-
i. prepare lesson plans, lesson notes, timetables, schemes of work and maintain academic standards in the school to ensure that the syllabus is covered in time for evaluation;
ii. teach the subjects of specialization to impart knowledge, skills and attitudes to learners;
iii. evaluate learners on subjects of specialisation and prepare them for national and other examinations;
iv. coordinate and provide guidance and counselling services to the teachers, non-teaching staff and learners and instill norms and values for harmonious co-existence;
v. ensure proper discipline is maintained in the school by the teachers, non-teaching staff and learners to create a conducive learning environment;
vi. supervise the interpretation and implementation of the curriculum and ensure teachers prepare schemes of work, lesson plans and other professional documents;
vii. ensure that the necessary instructional materials are sourced, availed and utilised by teachers and learners to support the curriculum implementation;
viii. oversee the requisition of stores and the proper maintenance of inventories to achieve accountability and optimal utilisation;
ix. promote harmonious relations and linkages between the school and stakeholders for instance the local community, parents and private sector organisations;
x. introduce new ideas and programmes to ensure improvement in teaching and learning in the subjects of specialisation;
xi. embrace teamwork through collaborative planning and teaching to ensure consistency and improvement in curriculum delivery;
xii. serve as a role model and maintain learner discipline;
xiii. interpret the curriculum in the school to ensure effective teaching and learning;
xiv. oversee the organization of workshops/seminars/symposiums to share ideas to enhance performance;
xv. oversee implementation of remedial actions to support learners with performance gaps;
xvi. ensure health, safety and security of learners;
xvii. oversee prudent management of institutional resources;
xviii. ensure that learners are adequately prepared, registered and presented for the national and other examinations;
xix. coordinate identification of an appropriate curriculum for the school to provide more opportunities for learners in the optional subjects offered in the curriculum;
xx. interpret and implement policy decisions on training, recruitment and deployment of non-teaching staff in compliance with relevant laws and regulations;
xxi. promote the welfare of all staff and learners within the school for motivation, personal and professional growth;
xxii. manage issues of succession in the school;
xxiii. serve as the accounting officer of the institution and ensure prudent utilisation of financial resources in the school;
xxiv. maintain the school’s physical facilities and upgrade the same on a regular basis;
xxv. oversee procurement of goods and services, maintain all inventories and ensure availability of the necessary facilities and items.

Closing date: 23/11/2018

4. Chief Principal Extra County School.

QUALIFICATIONS,REQUIREMENTS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
JOB DESCRIPTION
The Chief Principal will be the lead educator and accounting officer and will be responsible for the operational management of the institution. He/she will be also responsible for the development and implementation of education plans, policies, programmes and curriculum activities of the institution.

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT
For appointment to this grade, a teacher must:-
i. have served as Senior Principal T-Scale 14 or in an equivalent position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
ii. be a holder of Master’s Degree in a relevant area;
iii. have satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal and performance contracting process;
iv. have demonstrated ability to supervise, mentor and provide professional support to other teachers;
v. meet the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution; and
vi. meet any other requirements deemed necessary by the Commission.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties of a teacher at this level shall be to:-
i. prepare lesson plans, lesson notes, timetables, schemes of work and maintain academic standards in the school to ensure that the syllabus is covered in time for evaluation;
ii. teach the subjects of specialization to impart knowledge, skills and attitudes to learners;
iii. evaluate learners on subjects of specialization and prepare them for national and other examinations;
iv. coordinate and provide guidance and counselling services to the teachers, non-teaching staff and learners and instill norms and values for harmonious co-existence;
v. ensure proper discipline is maintained in the school by the teachers, non-teaching staff and learners to create a conducive learning environment;
vi. supervise the interpretation and implementation of the curriculum and ensure teachers prepare schemes of work, lesson plans and other professional documents;
vii. ensure that the necessary instructional materials are sourced, availed and utilised by teachers and learners to support the curriculum implementation;
viii. oversee the requisition of stores and the proper maintenance of inventories to achieve accountability and optimal utilization;
ix. promote harmonious relations and linkages between the school and stakeholders for instance the local community, parents and private sector organisations;
x. introduce new ideas and programmes to ensure improvement in teaching and learning in the subjects of specialization;
xi. embrace teamwork through collaborative planning and teaching to ensure consistency and improvement in curriculum delivery;
xii. serve as a role model and maintain learner discipline;
xiii. interpret the curriculum in the school to ensure effective teaching and learning;
xiv. oversee the organization of workshops/seminars/symposiums to share ideas to enhance performance;
xv. oversee implementation of remedial actions to support learners with performance gaps;
xvi. ensure health, safety and security of learners;
xvii. oversee prudent management of institutional resources;
xviii. ensure that learners are adequately prepared, registered and presented for the national and other examinations;
xix. coordinate identification of an appropriate curriculum for the school to provide more opportunities for learners in the optional subjects offered in the curriculum;
xx. interpret and implement policy decisions on training, recruitment and deployment of non-teaching staff in compliance with relevant laws and regulations;
xxi. promote the welfare of all staff and learners within the school for motivation, personal and professional growth;
xxii. manage issues of succession in the school;
xxiii. serve as the accounting officer of the institution and ensure prudent utilisation of financial resources in the school;
xxiv. maintain the school’s physical facilities and upgrade the same on a regular basis;
xxv. oversee procurement of goods and services, maintain all inventories and ensure availability of the necessary facilities and items.

Closing date: 24/11/2018