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Teachers Service Commission (TSC) Jobs in Kenya

1.     Deputy Secretary (ICT)
2.     Deputy Secretary (Accounts)
3.     Senior Principal Research Officer
4.     Chief Research Officer
5.     Administrative Officer (Electrical)
Applications are invited for suitably qualified candidates for the vacancies indicated below:
Applications should be made on Form TSC/APPT/1. The forms will be available at TSC Headquarters, TSC House, Kilimanjaro Road, Upper Hill, Office Services Division.
Applicants are required to attach copies of their professional and academic certificates and one page of the curriculum vitae.
These should be submitted to:
The Secretary/Chief Executive,
Teachers Service Commission,
Private Bag,
Nairobi. To reach him on or before 13th August 2010
Advert No: 38/2010
Deputy Secretary (ICT)
TSC Scale 14
One (1) Post
Qualification, experience and skills required

  • A Masters degree in Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline from a recognized institution
  • Adequate knowledge of ICT infrastructure data systems
  • Experience of designing business processes and aligning the same to appropriate technologies that are cost effective
  • Able to demonstrate ways of providing effective service delivery in a large organization through the extensive use of computers and technologies
  • At least Eight (8) years experience in managing the ICT function in a reputable organization
  • A team player and result oriented.
Duties and responsibilities will entail: -
  • Providing visionary leadership in the Division and ICT strategic thinking to the commission
  • Ensuring system development, Administration of data Communications, network, internet and e-mail management
  • Maintaining Education Management Information Systems and updating of TSC website
  • Providing support services of  procurement and stores through development of technical specifications, conducting evaluation, inspection and verification of procured ICT goods and services.
  • Providing Technical support of users of ICT resources
  • Analyzing and reporting on TSC Payroll data
  • Developing, implementing and steering the TSC IT strategy
  • Managing and overseeing all aspects of technology implementation in TSC
  • Providing the management and professional staff with analyzed data for decision making presented in ways that advances organization goals.
  • Drawing ICT plans for implementation (xii) Drawing up the budget for the ICT Division
Advert No 39/2010
Deputy Secretary (Accounts)
TSC Scale 14
One (1) Post
  • A Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance or Accounting )option;
  • Certified Public Accountant CPA (K) or a Masters degree in Business Administration (Finance Option);
  • Applicants must be either serving as Accountants or Finance Officers and must have ten (10) years experience in Accounting/ Finance work gained   from a reputable organization, three years of which should have been at senior level
  • Competent use of computer packages.
Duties and responsibilities will entail: -
  • Planning and coordinating the activities of Finance Division;
  • Preparing budgets for the recurrent and development votes;
  • Preparing monthly expenditure forecasts, monitoring expenditure and
  • projects including programme implementation;
  • Arranging and requesting for write-offs for losses that have been accrued in the Commission’s accounts;
  • Identification and selection process (including donor projects) and their linkage to forward and annual budgets;
  • Appraising staff;
  • Controlling financial commitments;
  • Initiating proposals seeking funds for additional expenditure;
  • Co-ordinating the design and financial aspects for all new donor projects and agreements with the donor agencies;
  • Co-ordinating activities and work of all officers handling donor funded projects;
  • Monitoring and implementing donor projects and reviewing reimbursements.
Advert No 40/2010
Senior Principal Research Officer
TSC. Scale 11
One (1) Post
Qualification, experience and skills required
  • A Masters degree in Economics, Economic Policy Management or Statistics from a recognized university
  • Served satisfactorily as an Economist/Statistician/Researcher in a reputable organization for at least six years
  • Knowledge and understanding of the various reforms in the Education Sector
  • Thorough  understanding  of government  policy on  public service reforms including such aspects as Results Based Management (RBM), Rapid Results Initiatives (RRI) and Performance Contracts
  • Sound knowledge of participatory M&E approaches and techniques and ability to develop performance based indicators
  • Excellent computer and quantitative analytical skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the project/programme management cycle and activity based participatory planning and budgeting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A postgraduate qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation will be an added advantage.
Duties and responsibilities will entail: -
  • Responsible for the overall implementation of the TSC Monitoring and Evaluation Guidelines
  • Provision of technical and back-up support in the preparation of monitoring plans, log frames and programme M&E indicators for the various service areas and TSC Units
  • Conducting M&E needs assessment in service areas and designing appropriate intervention programmes
  • Updating of the M&E guidelines, programme indicators and developing of manuals and procedures for the M&E System
  • Co-ordinating  Monitoring and  Evaluation  activities and  in  liaison with the implementing service areas
  • Responsible for compiling and distributing monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports on various programmes.
Advert No 41/2010
Chief Research Officer
TSC. Scale 9
One (1) Post
Qualification, experience and skills required
  • A Bachelors degree in Economics, or Economics and Mathematics or Economics and Statistics from a recognized University/institution,
  • Served in the grade of Economist/Statistician or involved in Research work in a reputable organization for at least four years
  • Knowledge and experience in education research work and understanding of the various reforms in the Education sector
  • Thorough  understanding  of government  policy on  public service reforms including such aspects as Results
  • Based  management (RBM),  Rapid  Results  Initiatives  (RRI) and Performance Contracts.
  • Advanced computer skills and other relevant statistical tools
  • Techniques and Demographic Techniques from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
Duties and responsibilities will entail: -
  • Responsible for the establishment and updating of Policy, Planning and Research Data Base
  • Responsible for the implementation of the Research and Development Policy  and execution of  research   projects  on   specific  teacher management issues
  • Responsible for provision of technical and back-up support in the design and appraisal of research proposals, plans and other service delivery innovations
  • Responsible for the initiation, development and implementation of the Commission’s mid term and long term strategic plans
  • Assisting in data capture, analysis and production of reports on specific teacher management issues
  • Assisting in the designing and administering survey questionnaires and other programme assessment tools
  • Assist in conducting research and service delivery surveys and studies on specific teacher management issues
  • Assisting in the compilation of Quarterly and Annual Performance Reports.
Advert No 42/2010
Administrative Officer (Electrical)
TSC Scale 7
One (1) Post
Qualification, experience and skills required
  • A Diploma in Electrical Engineering;
  • A minimum three (3) years experience in maintenance of electrical installations and  equipment in  a large organization  or reputable contractor;
Duties and Responsibilities will entail: -
  • Performing   installations, maintaining, dismantling and repairing equipment for the generation, distribution or utilization of electrical energy in the building;
  • Making necessary machine adjustments for proper operation
  • Locating and diagnosing trouble in electrical systems or equipment working
  • Working on standard computations related to lead requirements of wiring and/or electrical equipment
  • Liaising with the building maintenance manager by providing relevant technical knowledge
  • Safety management: ensuring the safety of staff, customers and visitors within the building.
Terms of Service
  • TSC Scale 14: Kshs. 77,527 – 98,947 p.m
  • TSC Scale 11: Kshs. 40,835 – 49,636 p.m.
  • TSC Scale 9: Kshs. 30,472 – 42,877 p.m.
  • TSC Scale 7: Kshs. 26,323 – 31,996p.m.
The remuneration will include Medical Allowance, House allowance, leave allowance, and Membership to a Superannuation Pension Scheme.
Canvassing will automatically disqualify the applicant.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Gabriel K. Lengoiboni, EBS
Secretary/Chief Executive.

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