The Teaching Service Commission is an employer for all public Service Teachers while the Teaching Council of Zambia is a body established for the regulation of Teachers, their practice, Professional conduct and also provides for the accreditation of all colleges of Education.
Where there is no authority, the officer is not eligible to receive such an allowance. Acting allowance for staff in the Teaching Service is only paid when authority has been granted by the Commission.
With reference to the Terms and Conditions of Service,’A Service Commission may require an Officer to retire in national interest at the instance of Governemt either to take up another appointment outside the Public Service or for other reasons of Government Policy. Retirement in the Public Interest is given on the following reasons: Failure by an officer to perform duties, incompetent performance of an officer’s duties and an offence under the disciplinary code.
Secondment is the appointment or placement of an officer from a Public Service Organisation to a non-Public Service Organisation in which the Zambian Government has interest for a specified period. During the period of secondment, the officer is terminated from the government payroll.