P1 Teachers Deployed To JSS To Wait Longer For Salary Arrears. The Teachers service commission deployed some P1 teachers into junior secondary school. The deployed teachers are those who had the required qualifications and also applied to be promoted to junior secondary.
These teachers who were deployed will start receiving their salary arrears once the national budget is read for the upcoming fiscal year.
Just a handful of these tutors have received their salaries this last month, but was without the arrears owed to them. The first group of these teachers received deployment letters and were deployed to JSS early February. This was after document verification from the sub county directors of education .
The graduate teachers who were deployed started at job group C2. Their deployment letters indicated that they would enjoy a gross pay of ksh 58,335 monthly. TSC sent a circular early february with figures showing the number of qualified primary school teachers who had applied for deployment to junior secondary. A total of 10,833 requests were received from the primary school qualified teachers.
However, from the over 10,000 requests, only 7400 teachers met the set criteria and got deployment to junior secondary schools. For purposes of hastening the process of adding the teachers to the payroll system, the TSC CEO issued directives to sub county directors and headteachers. The CEO ordered for faster releasing and receiving of the teachers.
P1 Teachers Deployed To JSS To Wait Longer For Salary Arrears
The CEO ordered that the entry and exit reports need to be initiated as soon as possible, to ensure everything runs on smoothly and in time. She indicated that all the processes of teacher entry and exit reports need to be done online as the commission nowadays doesn’t accept hardcopy casualties.
She further indicated that in a school where the teacher is retained, the headteacher should exit the teacher from primary school and submit entry report in the junior secondary school section.
However, later on reports indicated that a number of teachers got deployment to junior secondary school without the required proper documentation. The teachers failed to meet the TSC minimum requirements for deployment to junior secondary school.
As a result , the commission opted to physically scrutinize the documents of all the teachers at their Upper Hill office in Nairobi. This was to check for any kind of forgeries that could be done. The commission indicated that anyone found culpable going against the TSC code of conduct will face the law. Verification at the headquarter normally takes between two and three months.