All Titles (TSC-Scales) of Secondary School Teachers; Requirements for appointment/promotion

Titles (TSC Scales) of Secondary school teachers

1. Secondary Teacher III T- Scale 6

This is an entry grade for secondary school teachers who are holders of Diploma in Education.

Requirements for Secondary Teacher III T-Scale 6

  • be in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a
    minimum mean grade of C+ (Plus) or its equivalent;
  • be in possession of a Diploma in Education (with two teaching subjects) or its equivalent;
  • have attained a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in the two teaching subjects at KCSE level;
  • be a registered teacher with a valid Teaching Certificate;
  • meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution; and
  • meet any other requirement deemed necessary by the Commission.

2. Secondary Teacher II T-Scale 7

This is an entry grade for secondary school teachers who are holders of a Bachelors Degree in Education or its equivalent. It is also a promotional grade for holders of Diploma in Education.

Requirements for Secondary Teacher II T-Scale 7

  • be in possession of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a
    minimum mean grade of C+ or its equivalent;
  • be in possession of a Bachelors Degree in Education with two teaching subjects;
    or a Bachelors Degree in a relevant area with two teaching subjects plus a Post
    Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE);
  • have attained a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in the two teaching subjects at KCSE level;
  • have a valid Teaching Certificate;
  • meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution; and
  • meet any other requirements deemed necessary by the Commission.

3. Secondary Teacher I T-Scale 8

This is a promotional grade for secondary school teachers.

Requirements for Secondary Teacher I T-Scale 8

  • have served as Secondary School Teacher II T-Scale 7 for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • have satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal;
  • have successfully undertaken the

4. Senior Master/Mistress IV T-Sacle 9

This is a promotional grade for teachers in secondary schools. The Senior Master IV is expected to provide professional support, mentorship, guidance and counselling to the teachers in the school and is also responsible for class management, supervision, training, evaluation and recording progress of learners.

Requirements for Senior Master/Mistress IV T-Scale 9

  • have served as Secondary Teacher I T-Scale 8 for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • have obtained a satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal;

5. Senior Master/Mistress III T-Scale 10

This is a promotional position for institutional administrators in secondary schools. The Senior Master III is expected to provide professional support, mentorship, guidance and counselling to teachers in the school and is responsible for class management and supervision, training, evaluation and recording progress of learners. He/she is also required to perform administrative duties as assigned by the Commission.

Requirements for Senior Master/Mistress II T-Scale 10

  • have served as Senior Master IV T- Scale 9 for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • have obtained a satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal.

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6. Senior Master/Mistress II T- Scale 11

This is a promotional position for institutional administrators in secondary schools. The Senior Master II is expected to provide professional support, mentorship, guidance and counselling to
teachers in the school and is responsible for day to day class management, supervision, training, evaluation and recording progress of learners. He/she is also required to perform administrative
duties as assigned by the Commission.

Requirements for Senior Master/Mistress II T-Scale II

  • have served as a Senior Master III or Deputy Principal IV T-Scale 10 for a
    minimum period of three (3) years;
  • have a satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal.

7. Senior Master/Mistress I T-Scale 12

This is a promotional position for institutional administrators in secondary schools. The Senior Master I is expected to provide professional support, mentorship, guidance and counselling to teachers in the school and is responsible for class management, supervision, training, evaluation and recording progress of learners. He/she is also required to perform administrative duties as assigned by the Commission.

For one to qualify for this title he/she must have served as Senior Master II or Deputy Principal III T- Scale II for a minimum
period of three (3) years and have a satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal.

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8. Deputy Principal IV T-Scale 10

This is a promotional position and an entry grade for Deputy Principals in Post Primary
institutions. The Deputy Principal IV is responsible for management of operations in the institution to ensure service delivery. He/she further provides support to the head of the institution in the development and implementation of education plans, policies, programs and curriculum activities.

For one to qualify for this title must have served as Senior Master IV T-Scale 9 for a minimum period of three (3) years and obtained satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal process.

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9. Deputy Principal III T-Scale 11

This is a promotional position for Deputy Principal in Post Primary institutions. The Deputy Principal III is responsible for the management of operations in the institution to ensure service delivery. He/she further provides support to the head of the institution in the development and implementation of education plans, policies, programs and curriculum activities.

For one to be promoted to this title must have served as Deputy Principal IV or Senior Master III T-Scale 10 for a minimum period of three (3) years and obtained a satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal process.

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10. Deputy Principal II T-Scale 12

This is a promotional position for Deputy Principals in Post Primary institutions. The Deputy Principal II is responsible for the management of operations in the institution to ensure service delivery. He/she further provides support to the head of the institution in the development and implementation of education plans, policies, programs and curriculum activities.

For appointment to this title one must have served as Deputy Principal III or Senior Master II T-Scale 11 for a minimum period of three (3) years and obtained a satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal process.

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11. Deputy Principal I T-Scale 13

This is a promotional position for Deputy Principals in Post Primary institutions. The Deputy Principal I is responsible for the management of operations in the institution to ensure service delivery. He/she further provides support to the head of the institution in the development and implementation of education plans, policies, programs and curriculum activities.

For one to be appointed to this must have served as Deputy Principal II or Senior Master I T-Scale 12 for a minimum
period of three (3) years; posses satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal process.

12. Senior Principal T-Scale 14

This is a promotional position for administrators in post primary institutions. The Senior Principal is the lead educator and is responsible for the operational management of the institution. He/she is also responsible for the development and implementation of educational plans, policies and programs of the institution.

For appointment to this position one must have served as Principal/Deputy Principal I T-Scale 13 for a minimum period of three (3) years and be a holder of Masters Degree in a relevant area. He/She must have a satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal/ Contracting process.

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13. Chief Principal T-Scale 15

This is a promotional position for administrators in post primary institutions. The Chief Principal
is responsible for the overall management and administration of the institution. The Chief Principal is the lead educator and is responsible for the operational management of the institution. He/she is also responsible for the development and implementation of educational plans, policies and programs of the institution.

For appointment to this position one must have have served as Senior Principal T-Scale 14 for a minimum period of three (3) years and be a holder of Masters Degree in a relevant area. He/She must have satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal/contracting process.