TSC County Directors in all counties.
TSC County Directors in all counties.

TSC County Directors are stationed in each of the 47 counties in Kenya. The TSC County office is adelegated office and the County Directors are immediately answerable to the TSC Regional Coordinators; according to the latest TSC Organization Structure.

The TSC County Directors have the following responsibilities:

  • Identify staffing gaps in schools within the county;
  • Appoints and deploys primary school heads;
  • In liaison with the Regional Coordinator, appoint School principals and other administrators.
  • Facilitating the processing of teacher registration and enforcement of
    the requirements for teacher registration;
  •  Coordinate teacher recruitment at the county and ensure that the
    Commission’s recruitment guidelines in force are adhered to;
  •  Maintain a data base of registered teachers including the unemployed teachers within the county;
  • Manage aspects of teacher management as per the existing policy
    and guidelines within the county through: –
    i. Recruitme;
    ii. Transfers;
    iii. Posting;
    iv. Receiving and recommending teachers’ study leave;
    v. Handling disciplinary matters as directed by the Commission Secretary; and
    vii. Identifying through a competitive process and recommending to the Commission Secretary, teachers to be deployed to administrative positions;
  •  Implement guidelines issued by the Commission from time to time;
  • Maintain a data base for all administrative posts in the county;
  •  Maintain a data bank of all teacher vacancies available at the county;
  •  Coordinate identification and selection of candidates for Teacher Professional Development Courses (TPDC) within the county as per the guidelines issued by the Commission from time to time;
  • Coordinate teacher promotions under the common cadre establishment within the county;
  • Ensure that teachers comply with the teaching standards prescribed by the Commission;
  •  Monitor the conduct and performance of teachers at the county level;
  • Oversee performance appraisal of teachers at the county level;
  • Submit other reports related to performance of teachers as the
    Commission may require from time to time;
  • Transmit reports from heads of institutions to the Commission;
  • Supervise staff within the county;
  • Advise the respective county governments on matters relating to
    the teaching profession;
  • Establish mechanisms to enhance communication and service delivery at the county;
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the Commission from time to time.
  •  Liaise with the Commission Secretary and other stakeholders in resource mobilization.
  •  In discharging the functions spelt-out under the Code or Regulations for
    Teachers, the County Director shall at all times be answerable to, and work under the direction of the Commission Secretary.
The Teachers Service Commission, TSC, Organogram. New. Revised, TSC Structure.
The Teachers Service Commission, TSC, Organogram. New. Revised, TSC Structure.

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  1. Comment: I have been waiting for formalisation of my acting position as a senior teacher for 4 years. Recently I have been acting as a deputy headteacher, now 3 months. What is my fate when TSC has not even recognized my diploma in SNE(full time course), 5 years ago? Advise.

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