Teachers are among the public servants who frequently strike over compensation difficulties;
For a long time, TSC ignores MOUs and CBAs from teacher until the Teachers Service Commission altered salary scales.
According to a circular issued by the TSC, it enumerates the wage increases for teachers in several work groups.
This includes for secondary and primary school instructors.
Salary Scales for Teachers on the Service Commission
Teachers service commission wage scales follow job categories such as ‘H,’ ‘J,’ ‘K,’ ‘L,’ ‘M,’ and ‘N.’
TSC has retroactively extended T-Scale 13 in Grade D3, T-Scale 12 in Grade D2, and T-Scale 9 in Grade C4 beginning July 1, 2017.
They classify the elongated scales as Job Groups ‘H’ to ‘N’.
The implementation cycle is underway because of the Collective Bargaining Agreement that teachers signed in 2016.
2021 was the last year of implementation. According to the Commission, besides extending the compensation scales for tutors.
These tutors are in Teacher-Scale 13, T-Scale 12, and T-Scale 9,
TSC has updated the Hardship, Commuter, and Annual Leave allowances under Circular 09/2014, which was issued on July 16th, 2014.
The remaining allowances remain unchanged. TSC Primary Teacher Salary Scale.
Teachers TSC Salary Scale: Grade D3
The Commission Secretary notes in a Circular that Principals and Deputy Principals II in Grade D3 (T-Scale 13–Job Group ‘M’ to ‘N’) to get a rise.
Effective July 1st, 2017, they will receive a minimum of Shs59, 286 rising to a maximum of Shs83, 717 on a new scale.
Previously, their highest limit was Shs77,840. However, the total responsibility allowance for this cadre of teachers will be between Shs104, 644 and Shs125, 573
Principals of Sub-County Boarding Schools, Principals of Sub-Country Day School, and Deputy Principals of Extra-County Schools are for Grade D3.
TSC Teacher Salary Scale: D2 grade
Backdated from July 1st, 2017, Deputy Principals III and Senior Master I in Grade D2 (T-Scale 12–Job Group ‘N’) will receive Shs59, 286 and up to Shs80, 242 on a new scale.
Previously, their highest limit was Shs77,840. This group of teachers, however, will earn between Sh91, 041 and Sh109, 249 per month, inclusive of responsibility allowance.
Deputy Principals of National Schools and Deputy Principals of Sub-County Boarding Schools make up Grade D2.
Senior Master IV, Senior Lecturer IV, and Deputy Head Teacher II (T-Scale 9 – Job Group ‘G’, ‘H’, ‘J’, ‘K’, and ‘L’)
They backdated this from July 1st, 2017 will receive Shs26,610, rising to a maximum of Shs46,912 under a new scale. Their previous high was Shs47, 896.
The Commission informed all teachers and stakeholders that the wage for teachers in T-Scale 13, T-Scale 12, and T-Scale 9 had not been extended.
They have lengthened wage scales in response to the recent announcement of a new salary matrix and grading system for instructors in the Public Service.
P1 teachers, the lowest grade in the Teaching Service at Job Group ‘G,’ phased out under the new regime.
This group of tutors will now be Primary Teachers II, and they will work in Grade B5, which is like Job Group ‘H.’
They will receive a minimum of Shs24,250 and a maximum of Shs27,195.
Before the wage increases took effect on July 1st, 2017, they were earning Shs21,304.
|Civil Service||Teachers||Basic Salary||Common Allowances||Gross Salary|
|N||Principal GAT II||48,190||65,290||24,000||8,000||80,190||97,290|
|P||Principal GAT I||77,527||103,894||40,000||12,000||129,527||155,894|