The Teachers Service Commission is advertising 3786 posts to replace teachers who have exited
service through natural attrition (3258 posts for Primary school teachers and 528 posts for
Post Primary schools/institutions teachers).
Eligible candidates should meet the following basic requirements:
(i) Be Kenya citizens.
(ii) Must be 45 years of age and below.
(iii) Must have original Professional and Academic Certificates.
(iv) Must be registered as a teacher as per Section 23 of the Teachers Service
Commission Act, 2012.
Naomi Karimi Kawira from Pangani Girls is the 2017 KSCE top candidate with a mean score of 87.011 points while Sharon Chepchumba from Moi girls is second best with 86.83 points. 142 students score plain A's while 2,714 others had a mean grade of A-minus. The CS said there was a notable improvement in the 2017 KCSE results as compared to 2016 ones where 141 candidates scored grade A. He noted that female candidates performed better than male ones in this year’s KCSE.
More than 170,000 teachers who will oversee the implementation of the new curriculum in January will be trained in two month’s time.
Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) Director Julius Jwan said the teachers will be trained in November and December.
Those to be trained are teachers handling nursery, and Class One to Three as the government embarks on competency-based curriculum.