TSC Secondary School Principals - Head Teachers and Deputy Head Teachers Jobs in Kenya

TSC Secondary School Principals - Head Teachers and Deputy Head Teachers Jobs in Kenya


  • Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is a Constitutional Commission established under Article 237 of the Constitution.

  • It is mandated to, among other things, appoint and deploy institutional administrators.

  • Pursuant to this mandate, the commission invites applications from suitably qualified teachers for the posts shown below.

  • These are promotional posts.

    Appointment of Principal (D3/T-Scale 13) – 369 Posts

    Job Description

  • The Principal is the lead educator and accounting officer and is responsible for the operational management of the institution.

  • He/she is also responsible for the development and implementation of education plans, policies, programmes and curriculum activities of the institution.

    Requirements for Appointment

    To qualify for appointment to the grade of Principal, a teacher must: –

  • Be serving under Career Progression Guidelines;

  • Have served as Deputy Principal for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  • Be currently serving as Deputy Principal II T-Scale 12 (D2);

  • Have obtained a satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal process;

  • Meet the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution.

    NB All Deputy Principals who were deployed as Principals after 1st July, 2017 and meet the above requirements are required to apply.

    Appointment of Head Teacher (C5/T-Scale 10) – 451 Posts

    Job Description

  • The Head Teacher is the head of the school and the lead educator.

  • He/she is responsible for the provision of leadership in implementation of the curriculum, educational policies and programs.

  • He/she also leads in the development and implementation of the school’s strategy, work plans, budgets, and supervises the operations of the school.

    Requirements for Appointment

    To qualify for appointment to the grade
    of Head Teacher, a teacher must: –


  • Be serving under career progression guidelines;

  • Have served as Deputy Head Teacher for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  • Be currently serving as Deputy Head Teacher IIT- Scale9/C4;

  • Have satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal;

  • Meet the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the constitution.

    Appointment of Deputy Head Teacher II (C4/T-Scale 9) – 2,364 Posts

    Job Description

  • The Deputy Head Teacher II will be answerable to the Head Teacher for the development and implementation of the curriculum, education policies and programs.

  • In the absence of the Head Teacher, the Deputy Head Teacher will be in-charge of the institution.

    Requirements for Appointment

    To qualify for appointment to the grade of Deputy Head Teacher II, a teacher must: –

  • Be serving under career progression guidelines;

  • Have served as Senior Teacher for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  • Be currently serving as Senior Teacher I T- Scale 8/C3;

  • Have satisfactory rating in the performance appraisal;

  • Meet the requirement of chapter six (6) of the constitution.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; TSC Secondary School Principals - Head Teachers and Deputy Head Teachers Jobs in Kenya



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