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TSC Primary Teacher I T-Scale 5; Requirements, Salary 2022

This is a promotional grade for primary school teachers.  


To qualify for promotion to the grade of Primary Teacher I, a teacher must:-

  • have served as Primary Teacher II T-Scale 5 for a minimum period of three  (3) years;  
  • have satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal process;
  • have successfully undertaken the relevant TPD modules; 
  • have a valid Teaching Certificate;  
  • have demonstrated mastery of classroom management;  
  • meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution; and  vii. any other requirement the Commission may deem necessary.  


The duties of a teacher at this level shall be to:- 

  1. prepare lesson plans, lesson notes, timetables, schemes of work and maintain  academic standards in the school to ensure that the syllabus is covered in time  for evaluation;  
  2. teach the subjects of specialization and impart knowledge, skills and attitudes  to learner; 
  3. evaluate the learners in subjects of specialisation and prepare learners for  national and other examination;  
  4. introduce new ideas and programmes for improvement in teaching and  learning in subjects of specialisation;  
  5. ensure safety and health of learners; 
  6. ensure cleanliness of the school compound and tidiness of learners;  vii. ensure consistency and improvement in curriculum delivery through  teamwork and collaborative planning;  
  7. serve as a role model and maintain learner discipline to create a conducive  environment for learning;  
  8. provide guidance and counselling services to learners to instil norms and  values for harmonious co-existence;  
  9. participate in workshops/seminars/symposiums to share ideas, and enhance  knowledge in subject areas;  
  10. engage learners in curricular and co-curricular activities so as to identify,  nurture and develop talents; and 
  11. organize remedial actions for learners with performance gaps. 

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