6 serious reasons that can lead to TSC interdiction of a teacher in Secondary and Primary Schools by TSC
TSC provides guidelines the code of conduct regulating the teaching service in Ken
TSC interdiction of a teacher.The teachers service commission TSC provides guidelines the code of conduct regulating the teaching service in Kenya.
The regulation also guides on how the management of discipline cases is conducted in a simple , fair and effective way.
Categories of TSC officials responsible to handle teachers’ conduct.
1. School Board of management
For instance, Incase a teacher is found guilty of professional misconduct the school’s Boards of Management will always interdict him or her at the investigation stage.
2.TSC county directors
The TSC County directors of education will only interdict secondary school principals.
3.Deputy county directors
The TSC county directors have been mandated by TSC to interdict primary school heads of institutions and secondary schools teachers in institutions where the BoM is not functional.
4.TSC sub county directors
The TSC Sub-county directors have been mandated by TSC to interdict primary school teachers .
5.TSC Chief Executive Officer
The office of the chief executive officer will interdict staff in cases when investigations are instituted by the head office, according to the guidelines provided by the commission.
Not that before a teacher is interdicted , thorough investigations must be done as well as coming up with tangible evidence to proof an officer guilty.
Circumstances under which TSC interdiction of a teacher can be facilitated
Here are part of the reasons that can easily contribute to the interdiction of a teacher by TSC:
Teacher engaging in Cases of immorality with learners.
Teacher neglecting duty.
Absenteeism of a teacher
Teacher Deserting duty.
Teacher engaging in insubordination.
Teacher involved in Mismanagement of public funds.
Teacher Convicting of criminal offence.
Just incase a teacher is found guilty, they will be deregistered .
Once a teacher is interdicted , they are not allowed to participate in activities involving teaching profession in Kenya.
Also note that in a situation where a teacher is found innocent after investigation,the process of interdiction is revoked.
As another form of discipline, one may be warned in writing, may be surcharged or be suspended for a period not exceeding six months.
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