Teachers Service Commission is clustered together with Ministry of public service, PSC, SRC Pension Treasury and PSCMU. These Implementing Agencies deal with Human resource management in Kenya. Specifically, TSC deals with management of teachers employed to teach in Public Learning Institution ie Primary schools, Secondary schools, CEMESTEA, KISE and Teachers Training Colleges. To effectively manage teaching resource, the Commission has resulted to embrace technology. As at December 2020 the Commission had 335076 teachers on payroll.
The roles of TSC in PFMR strategy 2018-2023 is to Manage the data for teachers so as it can be uploaded in upgraded GHRIS. To ensure the data to uploaded will be credible the Commission was tasked under result Area 1.6 to develop a strategy to carryout payroll cleansing by Accounting all teachers at school level. Under result Area 5 the Commission has a role of strengthening TSC payroll systems. These systems include automation of HR processes under HRMIS, digitizing teachers’ manual files under Electronic Data Management System EDMS and development of new payroll systems to be integrated with HRMIS. These systems are aimed at easing service delivery to teachers. Additionally, TSC has specific role under result area 8.1 to strengthen internal audit function and implement Risk Management Framework. This role includes automation TSC internal Audit and Risk Management Function through Teammate and IDEA systems.