There is Hope at last for Teachers, kitui Knut Secretary Simon Ndingo reveals, the New Teachers Salary Scale will boost Molale – Knut boss boss has said.
Over the years, teachers have been spending a lot of time on the roads protesting for better payment from the government. Luckily for them, the Kenyan National Union of Teachers (KNUT) had a hard yet successful fight in regards to the increment of the teacher’s pay.The Salaries and Remuneration Commission agreed on increasing the salaries in three different phases.
What is the new TSC salaries in 2020?
The Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission will bring to an end the “solidarity forever for the union makes us strong” chants that the tutors have been taking on the streets now and then.”According to kitui KNUT Secretary General Mr Simon Ndingo,The project is currently in its third phase, which is expected to run between 2019 and 2020.
However, some tutors won’t benefit from the 3rd phase as they did in the first and the second phase. New TSC salaries and grading system Here is the breakdown of the new TSC salaries and grading system for teachers in 2020.
TSC new grading system,
The current TSC upgrading of teachers led to the scrapping off of some job groups and merging of others. Under the new system of grading tutors, the grade that was previously known as P1, which was under Job Group G, was scrapped off and replaced with Grade B5.”This grade was designated as the new entry grade for all tutors at the primary school level, Mr Ndingo added.
The other grades that followed were re-structured and re-named as follows:
J to C1 K to C2 L to C3 M to C4 N to C5 Apart from job groups J to N, there was another rank that belonged to the higher band which was designated as P, Q and R. “These three were later renamed to: P to D1 Q to D2 R to D3 The Kenyan National Union of Teachers requested for an additional job groups S and T, which the commission granted.
Under the new grading, the two categories were named D4 and D5, respectively. The chief principals now fall under category D5 of the new grading system, Ndingo revealed when county diary Contacted him on phone.