The Teacher Service Commission, like any other government agency offers promotions to some of its employees on a regular basis.
The promotions of teachers is meant to motivate them. The Commission usually advertises available promotion vacancies for which teachers who meet the set criteria apply.
When promoting a teacher, the Commission considers the following.
(a) merit and ability as reflected in the teacher’s work, performance and results;
(b) seniority and experience as set out in the scheme of service;
(c) existence of a vacancy and
(d) academic and professional qualification of the teacher.
A teacher must take the Teacher Performance Appraisal and Development seriously. This is because the Commission shall in promoting a teacher, consider the appraisal reports submitted in accordance with regulation.
The body also conducts competitive promotion through interviews and the teacher professional development programmes.A teacher may be promoted under competitive terms by:
(a) making an Application online.
(b) successfully completing the Teacher Proficiency Course or promotional interview administered by the Commission for that purpose.