TSC to employ 500 teachers in Northeastern and Lamu County

Pupils of Mkomani girls in Lamu town.TSC has announced 500 teaching vacancies for teachers in Lamu and North Eastern PHOTO: NATASHA NEMA

If you have a TSC number and are a resident of Lamu, Wajir, Mandera and Garissa Counties, you can apply for a teaching position in your respective county.

The Teachers Service Commission has advertised 500 posts for teachers on Contract to fill in Lamu, Garissa, Wajir and Mandera Counties.

“Pursuant to its mandate, the Commission invites application from suitably qualified teachers to be recruited on a three-year contract renewable up to the age of 65 years to teach in primary and secondary schools in the following counties; Mandera, Wajir, Garissa, and Lamu,” said TSC.

Of the 500 posts, 191 are for primary schools and 309 for secondary schools.

Interested teachers, who wished to be considered for either primary or secondary schools and meet the required qualifications, should make their applications online through the TSC website.

The deadline for application is Tuesday 30th June, 2020.

For one to be eligible, you must:

a)    Be a Kenyan citizen from Lamu, Mandera, Garissa and Wajir Counties.

b)   Have original Professional and Academic Certificates.

c)    Be registered as a teacher as per Section 23 of the Teachers Service Commission Act

d)   Be retired trained teacher below the of 65 years

e)    Have had a clean professional record.

The Commission is also advertising 1,517 teaching posts for teachers in permanent and pensionable terms to fill vacancies in Garissa, Wajir and Mandera Counties.

1,148 posts are for primary schools and 369 for secondary schools.

Lamu and the North-Eastern region witnessed a mass exodus of teachers due to terror attacks earlier this year, putting the region’s education in crisis.