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The Portsmouth Grammar School


Job type:
Part Time, Temporary
Start date:
18 April 2018
Apply by:
19 February 2018

Job overview

Vacancies have arisen for part-time Invigilators at The Portsmouth Grammar School.  

Examinations take place from 1 May to 29 June and the length of sessions can vary.  

Morning sessions start at 8.30 am and can finish anytime between 11 am and 1 pm.  Afternoon sessions start at 1.30 pm and can finish anytime between 3.30 pm and 6 pm.  

It is a requirement of employment that invigilators must be available for a meeting/training session before the start of exams on Wednesday 18 April.  At this meeting there will be safeguarding training, word processing training and invigilation training.   

The hourly rate is £12.00, which includes holiday pay.  Invigilators are paid on a claims basis.

PGS is committed to safeguarding children and all successful applicants will be subject to an annual Enhanced DBS check. 

Further information is available on the website at www.pgs.org.uk under the ‘About Us’ section and any queries regarding the vacancy should be emailed to HR@pgs.org.uk.

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About The Portsmouth Grammar School

Founded in 1732, The Portsmouth Grammar School (PGS) is a co-educational independent day school for pupils aged 2½ - 18 years, situated in the heart of Portsmouth, Hampshire.  This thriving school is just a stone’s throw from the Solent and comprises of a Pre-School, Junior School, Senior School and Sixth Form, providing the very best education to 1,348 pupils.

Aims and Values

The school aims for member of its community to be both happy and successful, with the purpose of the school to offer an outstanding education that prepares each individual to lead a fulfilled and purposeful life. At the heart of everything is the PGS Core. By being part of the school community, each person aspires to the attributes of curiosity, creativity, courage, commitment, compassion and collaboration.

ISI Report 2022

During an ISI Inspection in late 2022 both the achievement of the pupils, including their academic development and the personal development of the pupils were found to be excellent - the highest possible classification. The Inspection also looked at the School’s compliance with the regulatory standards and requirements. PGS met all the standards required.


Mr David Wickes

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