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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 September 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£10.65 per hour including holiday pay

Exam Invigilators job summary

Examination Invigilators – part-time (zero hours contract)

Start date:  ASAP (for training) 

Rate of pay: £10.65 per hour (including holiday pay)

Hours of work: term time only on a flexible, variable hours basis. Shift patterns will vary, but applicants will need to be available for am/pm sessions (with 8am and 12.30pm start times) during this academic year's exam season: 

  • 30th October 2023 - 9th November 2023
  • 26th February 2024 - 1st March 2024
  • 15th April 2024 - 26th April 2024
  • All of May 2024 - June 21st 2024

Closing date: Friday 22nd September 2023

We are looking to expand our team of invigilators for our upcoming exam periods as detailed above.  Successful candidates will have a genuine interest in supporting our students to perform to the best of their ability and will be required to:

  • provide assistance with the setting-up of exam rooms
  • promote a calm environment in which candidates feel relaxed and confident
  • help to ensure that the right students are in the right places at the right time
  • issue students with the correct papers, communicating vital information and ensuring they are equipped with the materials they need 
  • invigilate exams
  • collect papers at the end of an exam 
  • work with our Exams Officer to ensure that regulations are adhered to
  • monitor behaviour during exam sessions
  • scribe for students who have Access Arrangements in place
  • Attend appropriate training and regular refresher sessions.

Above all, we are looking for reliable, flexible and enthusiastic individuals with a calming influence and an eye for detail. The ability to communicate clearly and accurately with both students and staff is also key, as is the ability to follow set instructions both as part of a team and on an individual basis. Other qualities we are looking for include punctuality and a common sense approach.

At KWS, we understand the value of having a workforce that reflects and represents our multi-ethnic student body from an equality, diversity and inclusivity perspective. We therefore welcome and embrace applications from all backgrounds.

We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment. This post will require a Full Enhanced, with List Checks, Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). 

As part of our selection and appointment process, and in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, we are required to conduct online searches on all candidates in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online. By submitting and signing your application, you acknowledge that such searches will be conducted as part of the selection and appointment process.

Applications will be shortlisted throughout the process, and we may interview and close the advert early if we are in a position to recruit a suitable candidate.  We therefore encourage interested candidates to apply early.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Katherine Warington School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
744 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Katherine Warington School is a new comprehensive, co‐educational and non‐denominational academic secondary school (opened September 19) with 750 students currently (180 in each of years 7, 8, 9 and 10 – these year groups are already oversubscribed). The school will add a

further 180 students in each subsequent year and then open a 250 strong Sixth Form. By 2025 we will have grown to our capacity of 1,150 students. The school was established through the partnership of the Harpenden Secondary Schools Trust, which includes the three outstanding

schools in Harpenden: Roundwood Park, St George’s and Sir John Lawes and additional partners: the University of Hertfordshire and Rothamsted Research Centre (a world leading non‐profit agricultural science research centre).

Further details about the school, including our prospectus and virtual tour, can be found on our website: www.kwschool.co.uk

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