TSC Mass Recruitment Portal

TSC Recruitment January 2023, How to Apply, Requirements and Deadline

The Teachers Service Commission invites all qualified candidates (teachers)
to fill the following vacancies to support the implementation of Competency
Based Curriculum: –
-9,000 posts on Permanent and Pensionable Terms of Service for Secondary
School Teachers.

b) 1,000 posts on Permanent and Pensionable terms of service for Primary
School Teachers.

c) 21,550 posts for Teacher Interns in Junior Secondary Schools.

d) 4,000 posts for Teacher Interns in Primary Schools.


Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications online through
the Commission’s website, under “Careers” or deadline 16/12/2022.

GENERAL INFORMATION on TSC Mass recruitment 2023

  • Manual applications will not be considered.
  • The Commission’s Recruitment Guidelines for 2022/2023 (A) Financial Year shall apply for teachers to be employed on Permanent and Pensionable terms of service while the Guidelines for Recruitment of Teacher Interns for 2022/2023 Financial Year shall apply.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to present original academic and professional certificates.
  • Selection of Candidates will strictly be on merit and based on the number of vacancies per County.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously been employed by the Teachers Service Commission on permanent and pensionable terms.
  • Teachers currently serving under the Teachers Service Commission’s Teacher Internship Programme need not apply.
  • An applicant is allowed to apply for both Permanent and Pensionable and Teacher Internship posts within his/her county of choice.
  • Successful candidates must not fill more than one Application for Employment Form or take more than one employment offer (permanent and pensionable terms or internship). Taking two or more offers of employment will lead to disqualification.
  • Successful candidates will be posted to serve to any primary or junior secondary school in the county where they were interviewed or in any part of the Country where the vacancy exist.
  • Successful candidates for Junior Secondary Schools shall be required to teach various learning areas under Junior Secondary Curriculum. Visit the Commission’s website ( for more information.


To qualify for recruitment, a candidate should meet the following minimum

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Must be a holder of at least a diploma in education with a minimum mean Grade of C+ (plus) and C+ (plus) in two teaching Subjects in KCSE or its equivalent.
  • Must be a registered teacher with Teachers Service Commission.

All Teachers from TVET institutions are encouraged to apply.


To qualify for recruitment, a candidate should meet the following minimum

  1. Be a Kenyan citizen;
  2. Must be a holder of a PI Certificate;
  3. Must be a registered teacher with the Teachers Service Commission.

NB. Teachers with Upgrade Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (CBC) will have an
added advantage.


In addition to the above qualifications an applicant for Teacher Internship posts must at the time of application meet the following extra requirements:

a) Should not have been in previous employment with the Teachers Service
Commission, as a teacher on permanent terms;

b) Must have a Personal Accident Insurance to cover for personal risks during
the internship period.

The Teacher Internship Programme is a one (1) year programme meant to equip and sustain competencies of persons entering the teaching service.

The programme targets unemployed registered teachers to be assigned to learning institutions where their teaching experience will be enhanced through mentorship, coaching and exposure to practical teaching experience.

During verification/ interviews applicants shall be required to produce

  1. A copy of Teacher Registration Certificate/print-out from TSC
    online portal as evidence of registration as a teacher,
  2. A copy of National Council for Persons with Disability (NCPWD) card (where applicable),
  3. A copy of the National Identity Card (ID) or Passport,
  4. Two (2) colour passport size photographs
  5. A copy of National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) card,
  6. A copy of Kenya Revenue Authority Personal Identification Number (KRA PIN).


The Internship period will be for twelve (12) months.


This is not a remunerative engagement. However, teacher interns attached to
Primary schools will be eligible for a monthly stipend of Kshs. 15,000/=, while
those attached to Junior Secondary schools will be eligible for a monthly stipend
of Kshs. 20,000/=. The stipend will be paid subject to statutory deductions, where


On successful completion of the Internship Programme, teacher interns will be
awarded a certificate.

The Teachers Service Commission is an equal opportunity employer as per the constitutional
provisions and law and persons with disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.


The recruitment exercise is free of charge. The Teachers Service Commission
forewarns applicants against fraudsters who might extort money from
unsuspecting persons purporting to assist in recruitment.


Any fraudulent activity should be reported to the nearest TSC office or Teachers
Service Commission headquarters through the following telephone lines:

Director Staffing (0202892193).

Deputy Director- Staffing (0202892131).

write to the Commission through the email address [email protected].

Any such fraudulent activity should be reported to the nearest police

Details on available vacancies per county is in the Teachers Service Commission’s

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