The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has fully implemented the teachers’ Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in terms of salaries for teachers in Kenya.
Chief Principals (T- Scale 15)
These are Heads of Institutions in National and Extra County Schools with over 1000 students. Effective 1st July 2020, they got a salary increment of up to 9,496 shillings.
Senior Principals (T- Scale 14)
Senior Principals and head County Schools with over 540 students. These Principals previously pocketed a monthly salary of between 109,249 and 118,169 shillings. They received an increase of between 3,721 and 8,993 shillings. These tutors currently earn a monthly perk of 118,242 and 121,890 shillings per month.
Principals (T- Scale 13)
These are Principals heading Sub- County and All-Day schools who previously earned between 93,850 shillings and 102,807 shillings per month.
The lowest earner in this category got an increase of 10,794 shillings to earn a new salary of 104,644 shillings while the highest earner got a top-up of 1,837 shillings to receive a new monthly salary of 104,644 shillings.
Deputy Principals (III)
These administrators of Sub- County and All-Day schools previously earned a monthly pay of between 82,717 shillings and 87,900 shillings.
The lowest earner in this grade now pockets a monthly pay of 91,041 shillings while the highest earner gets 91,041 shillings after receiving an increment of 8,324 and 3,141 shillings respectively.
Senior Headteachers, Senior Master II, and Deputy Principals IV
Primary schools with an enrolment of over 1000 learners are headed by Senior Head Teachers with Grade D1 (T- Scale 11). While Senior Master II with Grade D1 (T- Scale 11) are administrators in County Schools with over 540 students.
These administrators formerly earned between Sh74,703 and Sh82,717 per month. They got the latest increment of up to 3,137 shillings.
Headteachers, Deputy Headteachers I, and Senior Master III
Primary schools with an enrolment of below 1000 learners are headed by Head Teachers with Grade C5 (T- Scale 10). While Deputy Head Teacher I at Grade C5 (T- Scale 10) are administrators in Primary schools with an enrollment of over 1000 learners.
On the other hand, Senior Master III of Grade C5 (T- Scale 10) are administrators in Sub- County and All-Day schools. The lowest earners in this group now pocket Sh. 62,272
Deputy Headteacher II
Deputy Head Teacher II Grade C4 (T- Scale 9) are administrators in Primary schools with an enrolment of below 1000 learners. These teachers currently earn 52,308 shillings per month.
Secondary teacher I and Senior Teachers I
Secondary Teachers, I are teachers in Secondary schools whose grade is C3 (formerly L); This is a promotional grade for teachers in secondary school.
On the other hand, Senior Teachers I are administrators in Primary schools with an enrollment of over 1000 learners with Grade C3. These tutors presently earn between 43,154 shillings and 53,943 shillings effective July 2020.
Senior teacher II and secondary teacher II untrained and primary senior teachers
Senior Teacher II are administrators in Primary schools with an enrollment of below 1000 learners. While Secondary Teacher III is an entry grade for secondary school teachers who are holders of Diploma in Education.
These teachers previously pocketed salaries between 31,242 shillings and 33,971 shillings and later got an increment of between 984 to 3,717 shillings.
Secondary teacher II and secondary teacher II untrained and primary senior teachers
These teachers fall in Grade C2 (Formerly K). Grade C2 is an entry grade for secondary school teachers who are holders of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or its equivalent. It is also a promotional grade for holders of Diploma in Education
Primary teacher I and secondary teacher III
These are teachers in grade C1 (Formerly H and J). Grade C1 is an entry grade for secondary school teachers who are holders of a Diploma in Education.
Primary teacher II
These are teachers at Grade B5 (T- Scale 5) which is the entry grade for primary school teachers.