Teachers employed in the month of July have started receiving letters as other still expecting to receive theirs latest the end of this month.
The Teachers Service Commission, TSC, has addressed the long delay in processing the salaries of newly appointed teachers.
The commission has made changes in the process of appointment, transfer and posting of teachers. Unlike the present tedious manual process, these tasks will now be done online.
As a result, all newly employed teachers will no longer have to wait for three or more months to receive their first salary.
In the new reform measures being implemented by TSC, new teachers will start getting their salary at the end of their first month of employment.
Under the new reforms, teacher employers have introduced an online system of signing the casualties so as to reduce the delayments in disbursement of teachers’ salaries.
TSC Secretary Dr Nancy Macharia says teachers will now report under the new online reform measures currently being implemented by the commission, which allows them to receive their salaries at the end of the first month.
The reporting system for new teachers is expected to make delays in processing their first month’s salary from the initial three months to only one month.
“In augmenting its transformation agenda set out in the 2019/2023 Strategic Plan, the Commission has successfully developed the Entry/Exit Report module and integrated its services relating to posting and deployment of teachers as well as filling entry and exit returns into a single entity transferred to online system,” Macharia said in a circular on August 24 to all education sector officials