Examination Invigilator, Poole, Dorset

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Carter Community SchoolPoole, Dorset
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £8.25 per hour
Contract term: Permanent

Welcome to Carter Community School, a small, friendly secondary school that lies at the heart of its community.

Students at Carter enjoy coming to school and want to do well. This ethos has been accomplished through a shared belief, by both staff and students, in high expectations, positive relationships, and enthusiasm in teaching and learning. Here at Carter, we believe that all students deserve the opportunity to reach their full potential, regardless of their background. Through constant support and challenge, we achieve this aim.

People often say, after their first visit to Carter Community School, how distinctive the school is, how pioneering we are and yet also how our care and compassion clearly permeates through everything we do. Imagine then, how transformative that environment is for the children who study and grow into adults here.

This is an exciting time to join Carter Community School. You will have the opportunity to work with a staff team that is supportive, friendly and dedicated to providing the best for our students. Alongside this, it is projected that the school will double in size over the next five years, meaning that future opportunities will be presented for staff and students. If you share our ambition of providing the very best teaching and learning and you are seeking an exciting, challenging and rewarding career, we would encourage you to apply for this role.

We are seeking to appoint confident, enthusiastic and committed individuals to provide an efficient invigilation service to the school and our SEN students.

The role

  • To prepare & supervise exams annually during the months May – June.
  • Examinations are held in two sessions - you will be able to work AM and/or PM sessions
  • This role includes being able to communicate clearly with staff & students
  • 1:1 invigilation may be required, from time to time, to support students with a special education need (SEN) – training will be provided

About You

  • You must have a high level of attention to detail and be able to work as part of a team
  • You will be a committed individual who shares our desire to make a difference to our students lives
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and have an understanding of or willingness to learn Examination statutory protocols
  • Have accurate verbal and written communication skills

So if you are passionate about being part of a school community as well as an opportunity to join a dedicated and professional team please apply using the link below.


This school is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share the same commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and employees will be required to supply evidence of their eligibility for your right to work in the UK.

United Learning

Carter Community School is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

For more information

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact: Tracy Smith, HR Manager: 01202 676789 or email SmithT@carter.poole.sch.uk

To Apply

Please apply online by clicking on the following link https://unitedlearning.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1157075?cid=1567&rsid=0&js=0&LinkType=1&FromSearch=False

Closing date: Sunday 25 February 2018

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