Home General TSC Reviews Hardship Areas; Some Counties Scrapped Off

TSC Reviews Hardship Areas; Some Counties Scrapped Off

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has released a list of counties that wont be mapped as hardship areas. This means teachers in these areas will not enjoy hardship allowance.

The teachers’ employer, pays hardship allowance to teachers working in selected areas that are perceived to be hostile owing to lack of social amenities, infrastructure and a challenging environment.

In a document seen by Jambo News team, all sub counties in Nyandarua county will now not fall under hardship areas. Also scrapped off from hardship zone are Kigumo, Murang’a, Nyahururu and Kandara sub counties.

Effective 1/12/2020, teachers working in aforementioned sub counties will cease to receive hardship allowance.

The decision was reached at after TSC conducted an exercise that aimed at harmonising both secretariat and teachers hardships areas so as to achieve parity of its employees.

“The commission conducted an exercise on harmonisation exercise of secretariat staff hardship areas with teachers approved for parity of treatment of TSC employees inline with TSC Gazete Notice of 1997 and the code of regulation for teachers'” read part of the document dated 23rd November.

Currently, the following counties are captured by the commission as hardship areas for teachers in Kenya;

NO. COUNTY
1. Turkana
2. Mandera County
3. Wajir County
4. Marsabit County
5. Samburu County
6. West Pokot County
7. Tana River County
8. Narok County
9. Kwale County
10. Garissa County
11. Kilifi County
12. Taita Taveta County
13. Isiolo County
14. Lamu County

 

The table below shows summary of the monthly hardship allowance rates that are paid to teachers working in hardship areas; per job group as per the 2014 review:

 

S/NO

GRADE

TSC SCALE

FORMER JOB GROUP

Hardship Allowance- in Kshs per Month

1

B5

5

G

6,600

2

C1

6

H

8,200

3

C2

7

I

10,900

4

C3

8

J

12,300

5

C4

9

K

14,650

6

C5

10

L

17,100

7

D1

11

M

27,300

8

D2

12

N

27,300

9

D3

13

P

31,500

10

D4

14

Q

31,500

11

D5

15

 R

38,100

 

 

Popular Posts

How to create new TSC TPAD Account (https://tpad2.tsc.go.ke) for self appraisal

TPAD is a performance evaluation mechanism that assesses the performance of a teacher as per the set standards prescribed by the Commission. Section 52 of...

KUCCPS Student portal login student.kuccps.net for 2021/2022 Admission Application

Kenya University and College Central placement service (KUCCPS) is a body that is responsible for admission of students to universities and colleges in Kenya....

Links to the Best Telegram Channels/Groups in Kenya

Telegram channels are increasingly becoming the best and easiest media of communication in Kenya. Apart from communication, they are also a source of unending...

TSC website www.tsc.go.ke, TSC Latest News, TSC Online Payslips (T-pay), TSC Notices, TSC Downloads, TSC Online Services and How to register TSC online payslip

Teacher service commission (TSC) of Kenya is a body established by government of Kenya to manage human resource within the sector of education. Headquarter...

How to apply for TSC Internship jobs online through TSC Website (hrmis.tsc.go.ke)

Recently the Teachers Service Commission advertised 6,674 recruitment vacancies for intern teachers in a bid to cushion overstretched teaching force in public primary and secondary...