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TSC T-Scales for Secondary school teachers Special Needs Education (SNE); Requirements for appointment and promotion

Secondary school Teacher II T-Scale 8

This is an entry and promotional grade for Secondary Schools SNE Teachers.  Promotion to this grade will be competitive and subject to availability of vacancies in the establishment.

Requirements for appointment

To qualify for appointment to this grade, a teacher must:

  • have served as Secondary School Teacher II T-Scale 7 for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or its equivalent with a Certificate/Diploma in Special Needs Education; or
  • have satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal process;
  • have successfully undertaken the relevant (TPD) modules;
  • have a valid Teaching Certificate;
  • meet the requirements of chapter Six (6) of the Constitution; and
  • meet any other requirement deemed necessary by the Commission. 

Secondary school Teacher I T-Scale 9

This is a promotional grade for Secondary School SNE Teachers. A teacher appointed to this grade is expected to provide professional support, mentorship, guidance and counselling to the teachers in the school. 

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Promotion to this grade will be competitive and subject to availability of vacancies in the establishment.

Requirements for appointment

To qualify for appointment to this grade, a teacher must:-

  • have served as Secondary Teacher II (SNE) T-Scale 8 for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • have obtained a satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal process;
  • have successfully undertaken the relevant (TPD) modules;
  • 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.

Duties and Responsibilities for Secondary School Teacher I/II SNE

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

  • 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;
  • teach the subjects of specialization to impart knowledge, skills and attitudes to learners;
  • evaluate learners on subjects of specialisation and prepare them for national and other examinations;
  • introduce new ideas and programmes to ensure improvement in teaching and learning in the subjects of specialisation;
  • embrace teamwork through collaborative planning and teaching to ensure consistency and improvement in curriculum delivery;
  • serve as a role model and maintain learner discipline;
  • provide guidance and counselling services to learners and instill norms and values for harmonious co-existence;
  • participate in workshops/seminars/symposiums so as to share ideas and enhance knowledge in subject areas;
  • ensure safety and health of learners;
  • organize remedial actions to support learners with performance gaps;
  • engage learners in curricular and co-curricular activities so as to identify, nurture and develop talents; and
  • any other duty as may be assigned.

Promotion of Secondary School Teacher Special Needs Education SNE

Promotion of secondary school teachers SNE from T-Scale 9 onwards shall be in accordance with the grading structure for other secondary school teachers

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