The Teachers’ Service Commission, TSC, is currently adjusting teachers salaries on the basis of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) 2017-2021 that was agreed between the Commission and teachers’ union. According to the latest scales, there are various categories of salaries as listed below;
CHIEF PRINCIALS (T-Scale 15)
Inclusive are the Principals in both National and Extra county schools with over 1000 students who currently earn a salary between KES 121,201 and 157,937 per month. These teachers will get a salary increment a salary increamennt of KES 4,719 to KES 10,613. In this group, the lowest group will take home a salary of KES 121,814 while the highest will earn KES 157,656 per month.
SENIOR PRINCIPALS (T-Scale 14)
Senior Principals head county schools with over 540 students. These Principals at the moment receive a salary between KES 111,201 AND KES 152,937. They are set to receive an increase of between KES3,537 AND 9,519. The tutors will now earn a monthly perk of KES 109,249 to KES 118,169 per month.
PRINCIPALS (T-SCALE 13)
These are the Principals heading Sub-county and all Day schools who at the moment earn between KES 77,840 and 90,612 per month. The lowest salaried in this group will get an increment KES 16,010 to earn a new salary of KES 93,850 while the highest earner will get a top up of KES 12,195 to get a new month salary of KES 102,807.
DEPUTY PRINCIPALS (T- SCALE 13)
These administrators of sub-counties and all-Day Schools currently earn a monthly pay of between KES 71,565 and 85,269. The lowest earner in this grade will pocket a monthly salary of KES 82,717 while the highest earner will earn 87,900 after an increment of KES 11,152 and 2,631 respectively.
SENIOR HEAD TEACHERS, SENIOR MASTER II AND DEPUTY PRINCIPALS IV
Primary schools with enrollment of over 1000 learners are headed by senior Head Teachers with Grade D1 (T- Scale 11). While, Senior Master II with Grade D1 (T- Scale 11) are administrators in county schools with over 540 students. These administrators earn between KES 66,177 TO 80,242 per month.
HEAD TEACHERS, DEPUTY HEAD TEACHER I AND SENIOR MASTER III
Primary schools with enrollment of below 1000 learners are headed by Head Teachers with Grade C5 (T- Scale 10). While, Deputy Head Teacher at Grade C5 (T-Scale 10) are administrators in primary schools with enrollment of over 1000 learners.
On the other hand, Senior Master III of Grade C5 (T-Scale 10) are administrators in Sub-county and all-Day Schools. Lowest earners in this group who at the moment earn KES 40,849 will now earn KES 51,632. Highest earners in this category will now pocket a monthly salary of KES 60,533 from the current 58,069.
DEPUTY HEAD TEACHER II
Deputy Head Teacher II Grade II C4 (T-Scale 9) are administrators in Primary schools with enrollment of below 1000 learners. These teachers currently earn a monthly salary of between KES 35,927 and 49,912; their salaries have been increased to between 45,287 and 51,632 respectively.
SECONDARY TEACHER I AND SENIOR TEACHER I
Secondary Teacher I are teachers in secondary schools whose grade is C3 formerly L. This is a promotional grade for teachers in secondary school. On the other hand, Senior Teacher I are administrators in primary schools with enrollment with over 1000 learners with grade C3. THESE TUTORS EARN MONTHLY SALARY OF KES 39,532 to 41,343; they will now earn between KES 41,343-51,927.
SENIOR TEACHER II, SECONDARY TEACHER II AND SECONDARY TEACHER II UNTRAINED (UT) AND PRIMARY SNE TEACHERS
Senior Teachers are administrators in primary schools with enrollment of below 1000 learners. While in secondary Teacher III is an entry grade for secondary school teachers who are holders of Diploma Education. These teachers currently pocket salaries of between KES 27,325-32,988 and will get an increment of between KES 983 to 3,917.
SECONDARY TEACHER II AND SECONDARY TEACHER II UTRAINED AND PRIMARY SNE TEACHERS
Grade C2 is an entry grade for secondary school teachers who are holders of a Bachelor’s Degree Education or its’ equivalent. It is also a promotional grade for holders of Diploma in Education.
PRIMARY TEACHER I AND SECONDARY TEACHER III
These are teachers in grade C1, formerly H and J. Grade C1 is an entry grade for secondary school teachers who are holder of Diploma in Education. Their salaries will be as follows;
PRIMARY TEACHER II
These are teachers at Grade B5 (T- Scale 5) which is the entry grade for primary school teachers. These tutors. Their salary scales will be as follows;