What, when and how knec will pay the 2021 KCSE, KCPE contracted Professionals; Payment rates for Supervisors, Centre Managers and Invigilators
The Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC, has made public the 2021 payment rates for contracted professionals who have been charged with the responsibility of maintaining a level play-ground for the 2020 KCSE, KCPE candidates during the March/April national exams.
The contracted Professionals will administer the tests in March/ April this year (2021).
The contracted professionals who comprise Centre Managers (Principals and Heads) Supervisors, Invigilators and Security Personnel have already updated their details online and downloaded their invitation letters at http://cp2.knec.ac.ke/Professionals
How to download the knec examiners’ invitation letters
When and how knec will pay the 2021 KCSE & KCPE Contracted Professionals
When will Knec pay the 2021 Contracted Professionals- supervisors and invigilators?
The council will pay Knec Contracted Professionals once the exams have been marked and results released.
KCPE 2020/2021 Knec Contracted officers will hence receive their dues earlier, in April 2021 than their counter-parts who have been Contracted to administer the KCSE 2020/2021 national exams. They will receive their dues in May 2021 after the KCSE exams have been marked and results released by CS Magoha.
How will Knec pay the 2021 Contracted Professionals- supervisors and invigilators?
Knec sends money to contracted Professionals using the account number provided when applying for available Knec supervision and invigilation contract jobs.
Knec payment of Contracted Professionals- Supervisors and invigilators 2021
According to the latest payment details released by the Council;
Primary school heads contracted to serve as Centre Managers for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education, KCPE, exams will earn a daily subsistence allowance of Sh500; for a total of 4 days (including rehearsal day). The exams will be administered between Monday March 22, 2021 to Wednesday March 24, 2021.
On their part, Secondary school Principals Contracted to serve as centre managers in their schools will also earn a daily allowance of Sh500 for 18 days.
The highest paid Supervisor will walk away with a sum total of Sh12,510 while the highest paid invigilator will pocket Sh9860.
The KCSE exams will begin on Friday March 26, 2021. The last examination will be done on Wednesday April 21, 2021.
No knec pay for deputy heads and deputy principals in 2021
The Council has again failed to reconsider the issue of payment for Deputy Head Teachers and Principals despite the fact that they will be present during the examination period as assistant Centre Managers.
Also walking home empty handed are teachers handling science subjects who will be required to prepare and administer practicals during the KCSE examinations.
This year’s KCPE exams will be done between October 29 and 31. Writing of theory and practical exams for KCSE exams is expected to be between Monday 4th November and Wednesday 27th November. The government has mobilised 180,000 teachers as well as police helicopters for this year’s national examinations.
A total of 286,000 professionals have been contracted by the Council to administer the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams.
The table below gives a detailed summary of the expected pay for the 2021 knec Contracted Professionals:
|Contracted Profesional||Exam||Region||Pay Per Day||Total Days engaged||Total Pay|
|Centre Manager||KCPE||All Regions||Sh500||4||Sh2,000|
|Centre Manager||KCSE||All Regions||Sh500||18||Sh9,000|
|Invigilators||KCSE||Nairobi & Mombasa||Sh580||17||Sh9,860|
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|Supervisors||KCSE||Nairobi & Mombasa||Sh695||18||Sh12,510|
|Security Officers||KCSE||All Regions||Sh420||16||Sh6,720|