TSC recruitment guidelines and marking scheme 2020/2021.
TSC recruitment guidelines and marking scheme 2021.

Have you applied for the advertised 1,550 vacancies to replace teachers who exited service through natural attrition (1,119 posts for primary schools and 431 posts for secondary schools)? Well. The Teachers Service Commission, TSC, has released a marking scheme/ score sheet to be used during the recruitment.

TSC RECRUITMENT MARKING SCHEME 2021

SCORE SHEET FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS TEACHERS RECRUITMENT

A). AWARDING OF MARKS BASED ON ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Teachers are awarded marks, here, depending on the strength of their academic papers. If you have a better qualification, you will definitely score more marks, here. The maximum score for this part is 35 percent.

HOW MARKS ARE AWARDED FOR TEACHERS WITH BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (BED) DEGREE.

Scoring areas Maximum score
BED Degree First Class Honors 35
BED Degree Second Class Upper 30
BED Degree Second Class Lower 25
BED Degree Pass 20

 

HOW MARKS ARE AWARDED FOR TEACHERS WITH BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA) PLUS PGDE OR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BSC) PLUS PGDE.

Scoring areas Maximum score
First Class Honors 35
Second Class Upper 30
Second Class Lower 25
Pass 20

 

HOW MARKS ARE AWARDED FOR TEACHERS WITH DIPLOMA PLUS DIPLOMA IN TECHNICAL EDUCATION.

Scoring areas Maximum score
Distinction 25
Credit 20
Pass 15

HOW MARKS ARE AWARDED FOR TEACHERS WITH DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION

Scoring areas Maximum score
Distinction 25
Credit 20
Pass 15

 

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B). AWARDING OF MARKS BASED ON LENGTHY OF STAY SINCE QUALIFYING AS A TEACHER.

The marking scheme in this area favours those teachers who have stayed at home for longer periods since qualifying as a teacher. The maximum score for this area is 50 percent.

The year of completion of professional training (BED or PGDE) whose certificate is used for scoring in part A of the score sheet determines the length of stay but not the year of enhancement.

AWARDING MARKS BASED ON THE LENGTH OF STAY SINCE QUALIFYING AS A TEACHER FOR THOSE WHO HAVE NEVER BEEN EMPLOYED BY TSC

Length of Stay Maximum Score
2012 and before 50
2013 45
2014 40
2015 35
2016 30
2017 25
2018 20
2019 15
2020 and after 10
Maximum Score 50

 

AWARDING MARKS BASED ON THE LENGTH OF STAY SINCE EXISTING FROM SERVICE FOR THOSE PREVIOUSLY EMPLOYED BY TSC

Length of Stay Maximum Score
2020 and after 50
2019-2018 45
2017-2016 40
2015-2014 30
2013-2012 25
2011-2010 20
2009-2008 15
2007 and before 10
Maximum Score 50

C). AWARDING OF MARKS BASED ON COMMUNICATION AND OTHER ABILITIES

This section is very important as many candidates tie on parts A and B. This part, therefore, is used to break ties. You must be well versed with TSC and current affairs apart from having a clear understanding of your teaching areas.

You, at the same time, must have certified co-curricular certificates to ensure you scoop the maximum 5 marks in this section. Please note that no candidate should score zero in this area.

Scoring area Maximum Score
Communication skills 1
Presentation 1
Participation in Co-curricular activities while teaching 1
Students’ academic performance 1
Special talents 1
Maximum Score 5

 

E). Teachers who have served as interns, before, are awarded an extra 10 marks provided they show evidence of internship service.

THE RECRUITMENT SCORE SHEETS FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS ON PERMANENT AND PENSIONABLE TERMS- 2020/2021