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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Term time: Casual contract, as and when required for the exam periods.

Contract type

Fixed term - Casual

Full-time equivalent salary

£11.44 per hour TSAT Pay Group 1 (£22,069 - £22,544 FTE pro-rata for hours worked)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require an Exam Invigilator to join The Portsmouth Academy to support with the busy exam periods.Your presence will maintain the integrity of examinations in an environment that enables a student to perform at their best.

You will assist with setting up of exam venues, checking examination packs, assisting candidates and actively invigilating during examinations. You will be required to check attendance, record relevant details, so good communication, both written and verbal, are essential.

Employment for this position is offered on acasual basis. Hours worked vary between 8.00 am and 3.00 pm. Exam sessions can last all day, or in some instances only be part of the day. You will be asked to attend a training session where full training for the role will be given.

What you will need to succeed:

For a full list of responsibilities please see the attached Job Description

  • It is essential that you possess good interpersonal skills and an ability to deal with matters calmly, swiftly and firmly, without being confrontational
  • Previous experience in working with secondary school age children would be a distinct advantage as would any previous supervision experience
  • Confidentiality inside and outside the workplace is vital, as is the ability to support Academy ethos and vision into the wide community

What the school offers its staff

The Portsmouth Academy is focused on providing an inclusive education for all children and ensuring that every child has access to the same opportunities. The Portsmouth Academy’s vision and ethos is rooted in developing aspirational and self-reflective learners who are able to think for themselves and be valuable members of their community. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum in both KS3 and 4, placing significant importance on cultural capital alongside academic achievement.

‘Pupils are happy at school and proud to be members of its community’ – Ofsted, 2022

We are a “Microsoft Showcase School” due to our approach to digital learning. The academy has launched a one:one device policy, so every child in Year 7 , Year 8 and Year 9 has their own laptop, and we are particular interested in finding teachers who have experience of, or would like to develop experience of, teaching with technology.

What our Trust will offer you:

  • With an outstanding Leadership and Management team, we are focused on providing our staff with bespoke CPD tailored to the stage they are at in their career.
  • We place a strong emphasis on “Wellbeing for Staff” here at The Portsmouth Academy and were proud to previously receive the Wellbeing award at the Teach Portsmouth Awards.
  • A state of the art new building with fantastic facilities to house, art, music drama and humanities.
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice.
  • An excellent Local Government pension scheme
  • As a Trust we aim to foster a culture of appreciation with our fantastic Colleague recognition scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing benefits including access to Thinking You - A 24/7 employee assistance programme for legal, financial, emergency health or lifestyle support
  • Support staff have access to 'Discount for Teachers' with a huge range of money saving deals and vouchers
  • A 'Refer a Friend' incentive scheme
  • Free parking in our staff car park


Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About The Portsmouth Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1217 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

“Leaders have dramatically improved the quality of teaching, learning and assessment… consequently, the quality of teaching, learning and assessment is consistently good and continues to improve.” – Ofsted, April 2017 -

The Academy is focused on providing an inclusive education for all children and ensuring that every child has access to the same opportunities. The Portsmouth Academy’s vision and ethos is rooted in developing aspirational and self-reflective learners who are able to think for themselves and be valuable members of their community. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum in both KS3 and 4, placing significant importance on cultural capital alongside academic achievement.

Arranging a visit to The Portsmouth Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nicky.brown@tpa.tsat.uk.

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