TSC Boss Dr. Nancy Macharia at a past event.
TSC Boss Dr. Nancy Macharia at a past event. The commission has reaffirmed that teachers will receive their salary increments at the end of July under the current 2017-2021 CBA.

Kiambu county has the largest number of chief principals in the country. This is according to the latest data provided by the Teachers Service Commission, TSC, on institutional administrators. Kiambu has 17 chief principals out of the total 151 in the whole country. In the second position is Homa-bay with 10 followed by Nyeri (9).

In rock bottom are counties of Isiolo, Lamu, Kwale, Marsabit, Tana-River and Turkana with no chief principals.

Chief Principals manage National and Extra County secondary schools with over 1000 students. They, currently, earn a basic salary of between Sh111,201 and Sh152,937 per month and will now earn between Sh121,814 and Sh157,656; effective July 1, 2020. Chief principals fall in Grade D5 (Job Group Q and R).

In the ranking of senior principals, Murang’a county tops with 60 followed by Kakamega (56), Kiambu (55) and Meru (53).

Senior Principals head County secondary Schools with over 540 students. These Principals currently pocket a monthly salary of between Sh109,249 and Sh118,169. They are set to receive an increase of between Sh3,721 and Sh8,993. These tutors will then earn a monthly perk of Sh118,242 and 121,890 per month at the end of July, 2020.

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See the table below that summarizes data for school administrators per county;

County Chief Principals Senior Principals Principals Senior head teachers
Murang’a 6 60 224 118
Kakamega 5 56 310 127
Kiambu 17 55 215 114
Meru 5 53 314 100
Bungoma 8 49 281 59
Nairobi 8 43 55 167
Homa Bay 10 38 233 64
Nakuru 6 37 265 79
Embu 3 37 143 60
Kitui 4 36 361 98
Machakos 5 35 287 108
Migori 1 35 221 46
Kisii 3 34 277 105
Kisumu 4 33 168 79
Kirinyaga 1 32 98 38
Nyeri 9 30 167 94
Nyandarua 4 28 118 75
Nyamira 2 25 150 44
Siaya 3 23 192 53
Kericho 4 22 173 26
Vihiga 3 22 121 60
Busia 1 21 125 28
Laikipia 2 20 91 29
Makueni 5 19 323 99
Elgeyo-Marakwet 1 19 95 37
Nandi 4 18 198 79
Tharaka-nithi 4 18 102 74
Uasin Gishu 3 18 147 52
Trans Nzoia 2 17 181 52
Bomet 2 16 214 37
Kajiado 1 15 66 36
Baringo 2 14 144 77
Mombasa 1 13 27 21
Mandera 2 9 34 30
Kilifi 1 8 117 35
Kwale 0 8 74 21
Narok 2 5 120 36
Taita-Taveta 1 5 66 15
wajir 1 4 35 10
Garissa 2 3 24 13
Samburu 1 3 31 16
Isiolo 0 2 16 11
Tana River 0 2 23 5
Lamu 0 1 19 4
Marsabit 0 1 34 12
Turkana 0 1 43 8
West Pokot 2 95 25
Totals 151 1043 6817 2576

 

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