In the CBA that was signed in 2016 by the TSC and teachers’ unions, teachers received some enhanced basic salary and allowances. Though enhancement in basic salary favoured mostly administrators, the then Salaries and Remuneration Commission provided some considerable increase in house allowance for the teachers. This article explores some TSC allowances per job group enjoyed by teachers and how the house allowance differs depending on where you are teaching.
All teachers in Kenya employed by the TSC enjoy three allowances;
Annual leave allowance
Annual leave allowance is paid to all teachers once at the beginning of every year.
Other former municipalities and other areas in Kenya are paid according to the following table;
Most areas in Kenya, especially rural areas fall under other areas when it comes to TSC house allowances. However, other TSC allowances per job group, like commuter allowance and leave allowance do not depend on the region one is teaching.