Are you ready to embark on a fulfilling teaching career in Kenya?

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) awaits your application.

To ensure a smooth and successful process, follow our step-by-step guide on how to fill out the TSC application for employment form.
1. Vacancy Details

Begin by clearly stating the vacancy you are applying for, including the post, vacancy number, department, and division.

2. Personal Information

Provide your personal details in block letters.

Include your full name, title, date of birth, gender, nationality, ID/Passport number, employment number, address, and contact information.

Additionally, mention an alternative contact person with their details.

3. Public Service Applicants

If you are currently in the public service, specify your ministry/department/local authority, station, present substantive post, job group, and effective date.

Include information on any upgrading, if applicable.

4. Private/NGO/Other Sectors Applicants

For those in private, NGO, or other sectors, furnish details about your current employer, position held, effective date, and monthly salary.

5. Additional Details

Provide information on languages you are proficient in and disclose any physical impairment.

State if you have been convicted of criminal offenses, dismissed from employment, or interviewed by TSC before.

6. Academic/Professional/Technical Qualifications

List your qualifications starting with the highest, including the institution, award, courses, subjects, and class/grade achieved.

7. Other Relevant Courses and Training

Outline any additional courses, training, or memberships to professional bodies or institutions.

8. Employment Details

Chronicle your employment history, starting with the most recent.

Include the employer’s name, position/rank/designation, job group, and gross monthly salary.

9. Current Duties and Responsibilities

Briefly state your current duties, responsibilities, and assignments in your current role.

10. Skills and Experience

Elaborate on your abilities, skills, and experience relevant to the position applied for.

Highlight your achievements and reasons for applying.

11. Personal References

Provide two references, ensuring they are not relatives, TSC staff, or individuals who may provide biased testimonials.

Include their full names, addresses, contact information, occupations, and the duration they have known you.

12. Head of Department/Supervisor Recommendation

If you are a public service applicant, include a recommendation from your head of department or supervisor.


Certify the accuracy of the information provided, understanding that any incorrect details may lead to disqualification or legal action.

Sign and date the form.


Completing the TSC application for employment form is your gateway to joining the esteemed teaching community in Kenya.

Submit the form to the Secretary, Teachers Service Commission of Kenya, P.O. Box Private Bag, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya.

For more information, contact TSC via telephone at +254-2892000/2892010 or email at

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