Exam Invigilator, Kent

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The Leigh AcademyKent

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Start date: Late April 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £9.20 per hour
Contract term: Temporary

About the role:  The Leigh Academy is now hiring for the role of Exam Invigilators who will join our wider established Exams Team working with us throughout the academic year, particularly in April through to June.  The ideal candidates will be well organised, reliable and have experience of supervising children and be flexible.  Whilst experience is preferred, full training will be provided for the successful candidates.  Whilst the role is ad-hoc, hours will be agreed with the successful candidates in advance and there will be an opportunity to work regularly during the academy's usual examination periods.  

What we expect from you:  The main purpose of this role is to supervise examinations and to ensure that guidelines and regulations for the integrity and security of the examination papers and procedures are followed during examination sessions.  Typical duties include the following;

  • To ensure a calm environment to give the candidates the best possible exam experience.
  • To set up the examination rooms as determined by the Data and Examinations Manager.
  • To be aware of any needs that candidates may have during an examination.
  • To ensure that no inappropriate/not allowed items are brought into an examination room.
  • To ensure that candidates follow regulations of an exam room and to be vigilant at all times.
  • Ensure all candidates are aware of the information and of any notice that may affect them.
  • To ensure all candidates are seated according to the seating plan provided.
  • To ensure all candidates receive appropriate exam question papers and answer papers.
  • To record attendance on the appropriate attendance register.
  • To ensure that there is no talking or disruption for the candidates once an exam has begun.
  • To ensure answer scripts are collected, sorted into candidate number order and supervised as required, passing them safely to the Data and Examinations Manager for despatch.
  • To maintain security and confidentiality at all times.
  • To highlight any concerns or issues to the Data and Examinations Manager.
  • To assist in other activities as may reasonably be requested by from time to time.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:  Being part of a successful multi-academy trust allows the academy to share best practice and collaborate with colleagues from a number of other schools in the local area.  As part of the 'cluster' structure all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources.  It also offers staff access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers.   For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages. 

Click here for a glimpse of what life is like working for Leigh Academies Trust and why we're so proud of what we do.      

Diversity at our core:  As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.  We require all staff within the Trust to complete an enhanced DBS check as part of our on-boarding process in order to safeguard our students.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Green Street, Green Road, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1QE, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1322 620 400
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The Leigh Academy is a mainstream, state-academy secondary school for children aged 11-18. It is situated in Dartford in Kent and there are 1485 pupils on roll.  The school is recognised as being one of the highest achieving comprehensive school...