TSC Says 5% of Recruitment Slots Are For Teachers With Disabilities

Teachers Service Commission, TSC, has directed county directors to see to it that 5% of the recently advertised posts are reserved for the recruitment of teachers with disabilities.

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“The Commission shall ensure that 5% of all the advertised slots are reserved for the recruitment of teachers with disabilities in accordance to the provisions of Constitution and the Law,”  read a statement from the commission.

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This affirmative action is of the employers moves to ensure that the recruitment process is fair to all applicants irrespective of their condition.

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Apart from setting aside five percent of the recruitment slots, the teachers’ employer also gives priority to an applicant’s disability to break a tie during county selection process.

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It is also important to note that teachers with disabilities use a different score sheet as shown below;

Degree (BED)
First class & Second Class Upper 40
Pass 35
Degree + PGDE or BSC+PGDE
First class & Second Class Upper 40
Pass 35
Maximum Score 40
Distinction & Credit 35
Pass 30
Diploma in Education or Dip Tech. Education
Distinction & Credit 35
Pass 30
Maximum Score 35


Evidence of internship service  
Served for three (3) years 15
Served for three (3) years 10
Currently serving the first year of internship


Maximum Score 15

Awarding of marks for Length of stay since qualifying as a teacher (since graduation)

It is also important to note that the marks for length of stay after graduation has been reduced by a big margin.

2017  and Before 40
2018 35
2019 and after 30
Maximum Score 40


Advantage of Communication ability and Co-curricular certificate of participation

One who has a co-curricular certificate of participation will also stand higher chances of scoring more marks. This part is very crucial when it comes to breaking of ties.

 (i) Communication ability

a)           Communication skills—————————–

b)           Presentation—————————————-


-(ii)   Knowledge of current trends in Education

Sector ————————————————–


(iii)    Special talents (Leadership awards and               acknowledgement)


NB: No candidate should score zero in  this section