A section of secondary schools trained-teachers have expressed discontentment over government’s directive to host Junior secondaries in Primary schools.
In a bid to fulfil the promise of employing 30,000 teachers before January 2023, Teachers Service Commision ( TSC) has released 35,550 vacancies.
In a circular that was updated on 12th December;
- 4,000 teachers will serve as Interns in Primary Schools.
- 1,000 as primary school teachers on Permanent and Pensionable terms of service.
- 21,550 Teacheras Interns in junior secondary Schools.
The commission will additionally recruit 9,000 teachers to serve in Junior secondary schools on Parmanent and Pensionable terms.
While speaking the Jamuhuri Day celebrations, President William Ruto confirmed that Junior secondary schools will be domiciled in existing primary schools. The president President further affirmed his commitment to employing over 30,000 teachers before January next year.
Secondary Schools-Trained Teachers Not Happy
A section of secondary option-trained teachers have now faulted the directive to work in a primary school set-up as degradation.
While commenting to popular teachers blogger Mutai Mutandao post, the teachers have registered their concerns.
Here are some of the comments;
Nyamboki Felly: Waah shock of the yr….so BOM atatokaa national school aende Kibubuti primary without lunch program????
Blessed Pillar: Aki teaching class 7??? Real confusion
Felix Kiprono: Then what will be the fate of Secondary schools? There will be huge shortage of teachers
Wanjiru Muriithi: Secondary teachers karibuni Sana to primary school…