TSC Starting Salary for P1 teacher as at June 2023 .
The Teachers service Commission TSC employs both for secondary schools and Primary school teachers ( P1 teachers ) across the country. P1 teacher start at job group B5 and their basic starting salary is Ksh. 21197.
The commission also pays some allowances to these teachers also they vary slightly depending on the physical location of the school.
P1 teachers working in an area mapped as a municipality normally gets a higher house and commuter allowance as compared to the rest of the teachers who work in the rural areas.
Data with the teachers service commission indicates that there are over 30,000 p1 teachers in job group B5 .
These teachers are now happy following following the commission’s latest assurance on plans to have their their salary increments.
Most of the p1 teachers in job group B5 seen to have been forgotten for quite some time when it comes to teacher promotions.
Grade B5 which is made of primary school teachers who are simply P1 teachers has got other six notches .
These teachers enjoy Commuter and house allowances uniformly across all notches but the basic salary is different from one notch to another..
With those teachers working in areas mapped as hardship zones , they are expected to get a hardship allowance and as a result B5 teacher will get a hardship allowance of ksh. 6,600 every month.
The teachers’ physical disability will also determine what the teacher is paid at the end of the month since those living with disabilities are normally not taxed.
Salary for p1 teacher with disability is more than their counterparts in the same region with the same grade. Equally these teachers get a guide allowance of sh 20,000 per month.
In the recent days , the teachers’ employer has been seen coming out strongly to defend these teachers.
While appearing before the Parliamentary committee on budget allocation, TSC CEO Dr. Nancy macharia confirmed that teachers have been forgotten for so long when it comes to salary increments.
It was further promised that salaries for these teachers will be reviewed and their pay slips will look different .
TSC Starting Salary for P1 teacher as at July 2023