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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    3 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 November 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: £9.62 per hour

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Invigilator - Casual

What skills and experience we're looking for

1. To conduct examinations in accordance with the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), awarding body and all relevant regulations and instructions.

2. To have a key role in upholding the integrity and security of the examination/assessment process

Before exams

  • Report to and be briefed by the exams officer prior to each exam session
  • Keep confidential exam question papers and materials secure before, during and after exams
  • Ensure exam rooms are set up according to the requirements
  • Admit candidates into exam rooms under formal exam conditions
  • Identify candidates and seat candidates according to the required arrangements
  • Distribute the correct question papers and exam materials to candidates
  • Instruct candidates in the conduct of their exams
  • Deal with candidate questions
  • Start exams

During exams

  • Supervise and observe candidates at all times and be vigilant throughout exams
  • Keep disruption in exam rooms to a minimum
  • Deal with emergencies or irregularities effectively
  • Record/report any incidents, disruption or irregularities
  • Complete attendance registers
  • Deal with candidate questions according to the regulations
  • Offer support to students as needed

After exams

  • Instruct candidates in finishing their exams and collect exam scripts and exam materials
  • Dismiss candidates from the exam room
  • Check candidates’ names on scripts, match the details on the attendance register
  • Securely return all exam scripts and exam materials to the exams officer

Other tasks

  • Undertake training, update and review sessions as required (prior to invigilating any exam in a new academic year)
  • Undertake relevant online invigilator training and assessment for that academic year
  • Undertake, where required and where able, other duties requested by the exams officer, for example, supervision of exam timetable clash candidates between exam sessions, facilitating access arrangements for candidates, for example as a reader, scribe etc. (full training will be ).

What the school offers its staff

To ensure that the integrity of the examination/assessment process is upheld in accordance with the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ)

The Role

Our Invigilators are the person in the examination room responsible for conducting a particular examination session in the presence of the candidates. Our Invigilators have a key role in upholding the integrity of the external examination/assessment process and also in providing support and guidance to students.

  • General requirements
  • Experience of invigilation is not required as training in the role and duties of an invigilator will be provided
  • Invigilators are required to declare if they have invigilated previously and whether they have any current maladministration/malpractice sanctions applied to them
  • Invigilators are required to confirm their availability in advance of main exam periods
  • Invigilators must confirm the confidentiality and security requirements surrounding the invigilation process are known, understood and will be followed at all times

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly ambitious team of staff and make a real impact on our students’ lives. The successful candidate will have the chance to work with students across the full age and ability range.

Further details about the role

Personal Qualities, Skills and Expectations

  • reliable, flexible and readily available during main exam periods
  • have effective communication skills and good interpersonal skills
  • work well as part of a team
  • be confident and a reassuring presence to candidates in exam rooms
  • be able to give instructions and manage situations involving different groups of people
  • have basic IT skills (familiar with use of email, mobile phone messaging etc.)

Commitment to safeguarding

TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check

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About Rainham School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1668 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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