New TSC Commuter Allowance For Teachers (2021-2025)CBA. The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) Commuter Allowance is a monetary incentive designed to aid Kenyan teachers who work for the government by covering their travel costs to and from their places of employment.
This allowance is designed to help with the costs of everyday transportation needs, such as the travel from their residences to their various schools or places of employment.
In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for 2021–2025, TSC updated the Commuter Allowance rates for teachers.
The rates for commuter allowances given to educators according to their job categories and the 2021–2025 CBA are shown in the table below.
Commuter Allowance for Teachers Based on Grades
Teachers in the B5 and C1 job groups are entitled to a stipend of Ksh. 4,000, while those in the C2, C3, and C4 job groups receive varying amounts of Ksh. 5,000, Ksh. 6,000, and Ksh. 8,000, respectively.
TSC Commuter Allowance for teachers increases as one ascends to higher job groups, with those in the D5 job group receiving the highest allowance of Ksh. 16,000.
Grade B5: 4,000
Grade C1: 4,000
Grade C2: 5,000
Grade C3: 6,000
Grade C4: 8,000
Grade C5: 8,000
Grade D1: 12,000
Grade D2: 12,000
Grade D3: 14,000
Grade D4: 14,000
Grade D5: 16,000
These figures represent the Commuter Allowance for teachers as per their respective grades and TSC salary scales.
This allowance’s main goal is to reduce the financial burden on teachers who must travel to their workplaces or schools.
The Commuter Allowance is typically paid alongside the teacher’s normal salary and is a part of their total compensation package. It is regarded as one of the supplemental allowances, taking into account that educators might have to pay for gas, public transit, or other commuting-related costs.
The specifics and rates of the TSC Commuter Allowance may change over time, it’s crucial to remember that.
The most recent information on this allowance is available in the official TSC guidelines and circulars, which teachers are urged to review.
New TSC Commuter Allowance For Teachers (2021-2025)CBA