Teachers Service Commission TSC Postal Address
Teachers Service Commission TSC Postal Address – Check Below:
The Teachers Service Commission TSC Postal Address
TSC House, Kilimanjaro Av, Private Bag 00100, Nairobi
0722 208 552 / 0777 208 552
Teachers Service Commission TSC Postal Address
Although the Teachers Service Commission was established in 1967, its history dates back to the 1950s when teachers led by retired President Daniel T Moi vigorously fought for the formation of one teacher body.
Following the formation of the first teachers union in Kenya – the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) in 1957 there was sustained agitation for the creation of an umbrella body to manage the affairs of all teachers. At the time, teachers were employed by either; missionaries, local authorities or the Central Government which led to a great disparity in remuneration and other terms and conditions of service. In 1964, The Kenya Education Commission Report (The Ominde Report) strongly supported the need for a competent, respected and contented teaching force. As a result of these factors, the Teachers Service Commission was formed in July 1967 through an Act of Parliament to give teachers one employer and uniform terms and conditions of service. It was charged with the mandate of registering, employing, promoting, disciplining and paying teachers.
Function and Mandate
Teachers Service Commission TSC Kenya Structure
Under Article 237(2) of the Constitution, the Commission is mandated to perform the following functions:
- Register trained teachers
- Recruit and employ registered teachers
- Assign teachers employed by the Commission for service in any public school or institution
- Promote and transfer teachers
- Exercise disciplinary control over teachers
- Terminate the employment of teachers
- Review the standards of education and training of persons entering the teaching service
- Review the demand for and supply of teachers
- Advise the national government on matters relating to the teaching profession
Growth and Development
Over the years, the Commission has greatly grown in size and operational capacity. From only 37,000 registered teachers in 1967 the number in the Register of Teachers has grown to more than 758,914 in 2017. Of these, around 300,000 are employed by the Teachers Service Commission while others are engaged in private schools, non-governmental organizations and different government agencies.
The Commission has a secretariat that manages the affairs of teachers. Operations of the secretariat have been enhanced through creation of specialized departments and divisions. From its inception in 1967 the secretariat has grown from 100 to over 3000 officers in 2017.
Dr. Nancy Macharia
- Commission Secretary
- Director (Administrative Services)
Mr. Mumin was employed by the Teachers Service Commission in 1983 and served as a teacher in various schools before appointment as District Education Officer and later District Inspector of Schools. He joined the secretariat in 1988 and appointed to head of Human Resource Development division. Prior to his current appointment, he was the Senior Deputy Director in charge of Administration.
He holds a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Education Management and Policy Studies from the University of Bristol and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Sterling (UK). He has also attended various management courses both locally and abroad that include; Strategic Planning and Management at the University of Witwatersrand (South Africa), a Programme on Developing Strategic Skills for Organizational Development (London), an Advanced Training Program in Educational Planning and Management (UNESCO-Paris), Strategic Leadership Development Programme (Kenya Institute of Administration) and Pro-Active Business Excellent models (Eastern and Southern Management Institute) among others.
- Director (Finance)
Mr Ayabei Joined Teacher Service Commission in 1999 as a Finance Officer and rose through the ranks to Director Finance Directorate in 2009. He worked in the Ministry of Education as an Assistant Secretary and Senior Assistant Secretary Finance in 1990 to 1999.
He has Msc in Finance and Banking from University of Stirling United Kingdom, Bachelor of Education Arts option from Kenyatta University and CPA (K). He also has Certificate in Public Finance and Accounts from University of Connecticut and Stratlyclyde University Scotland UK. He is a member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya. His vision is to make the Finance directorate proactive in identifying issues and offering innovative solutions to enable the Commission accomplish its goal of providing quality services to its clients more effectively.
- Director (ICT)
Dr. Reuben N. Mugwuku
- Director (Quality Assurance & Standards)
Dr. Reuben Nthamburi Mugwuku was appointed Director Quality Assurance and Standards. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Communication Technology from Moi University, a Master of Education degree (Curriculum Option) from University of Nairobi and a Bachelor of Education degree in Mathematics and Geography from Egerton University.
Dr Mugwuku is the immediate former Deputy Director Basic Education and Learning at the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO. Previously he served as a Deputy Director Basic Education and Senior Assistant Director E-Learning at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development.
- Director (Legal, Labour and Industrial Relations)
Dr. Julius O. Olayo
- Director (HRM & D)
Dr. Julius Ochieng Olayo, PhD, LLB joined Teachers Service Commission on 2nd January 2020. Dr Olayo has a wealth of experience in organizational development, change management and development of policies and strategy frameworks in both the private and public sectors spanning over 24 years. Prior to joining the Commission, he was the director human resource and administration at National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Dr Olayo has also served as the head of human capital at the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA). He has also worked at Mastermind Tobacco Company, Kenyatta University, Consumer Insight Africa, Kenya Forest Service and Management University of Africa.
Dr Olayo holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Human Resource Management from Jomo Kenyatta University, MBA (HRM) from Kenyatta University, B.A Social Science from Kenyatta University, Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from the University of Nairobi and a Post Graduate Diploma (HRM) from Kenya Institute of Management.
Dr Olayo is a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP-K) from the College of Human Resource Management Kenya and a Certified Trustee by College of Insurance Kenya. In addition, he is a full member of the Institute of Human Resource Management(IHRM) and holder of HR Practicing Certificate.