Casual Examinations Invigilator - £10.34 per hour Heckmondwike Grammar School, Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire

Job description

If you are interested in this position then please visit the vacancies section of our website.

To be considered for this post candidates MUST complete and submit the school's application form.

To provide support to the Exams and Data Manager, to include
responsibility for starting, timing and finishing of examinations, ensure that examination regulations are adhered to whilst ensuring that there is no malpractice.

This post provides a unique opportunity to work within a high-performing and growing 11 to 18 grammar school with a large sixth-form and exceptional students. With an intake of approximately 500 post-16 and 210 in next year’s Year 7, Heckmondwike Grammar School is a dynamic place to be.

We also have the significant addition of a new £1.1 million sixth form centre nearby.

Department Information

About Us:

At Heckmondwike Grammar School our motivation is for our students to enjoy their school days and to become thoughtful, articulate, confident and responsible members of society. In order to achieve this we rely on our staff to work closely with students, parents and teachers to provide a supportive community, keeping the well-being of our students at the forefront of everything we do.


To work independently and/or as part of a team that is responsible for the security and smooth administration of both internal and external examinations within the school ensuring that all JCQ examination regulations are adhered to.

To ensure that all candidates have an equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities during the examinations.

Specific responsibilities are set out in a detailed job description.

What Will You Bring To The Role?

• Initiative and flexible attitude
• Ability to communicate effectively with staff and students
at all levels
• Good communication skills and attention to detail
• Able to relate to young people between the ages of 11 and 18
• Enthusiasm, motivation and a positive attitude
• Ability to work under pressure
• Suitability to work with children.

Why Should You Apply?

Heckmondwike Grammar School is a unique school, with students who are eager to learn, keen to know more and want to enjoy their educational experiences. It is exceptional in many ways: a very diverse school community that produces results of the highest quality. We work effectively with the young people, really care about them and their futures and have an ultimate success measure of enabling them to proceed to where they want to go. Excellent relationships between staff and students are the norm, expectations are high and students perform very well as a consequence.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and membership of the local government pension scheme.

Completed applications should be sent by email to:

Further information about the school is available on the school website

To arrange a visit before applying, please contact Louise Daddy, HR Director on 01924 402202.

Essential educational requirements

GCSE or equivalent

Essential qualifications

GCSE or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Ability to work well within a team.
Ability to communicate effectively and positively with all staff and students.

Employee benefits

• Interesting work as a key member of a supportive team
• A learning-centred school where the best possible practice
is the priority
• The opportunity to develop personally and professionally
• A vibrant, supportive community of like-minded individuals
• A competitive salary and membership to a Local
Government pension scheme

About Heckmondwike Grammar School

High Street, Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, WF16 0AH
Heckmondwike Grammar School website (opens in a new window)