Exam Invigilator, Kent

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Wilmington AcademyKent

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £9.39 per hour
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are looking to appoint suitably experienced and reliable Examination Invigilators for the exams that take place throughout the academic year.  The ideal candidates will be well organised, excellent communicators, have experience of supervising children and be both reliable and 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 college’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.  Duties include, but are not limited to, the following;

  • 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 all candidates are seated according to the seating plan provided and 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.


About Wilmington Academy:  Wilmington Academy joined the Trust in September 2010.  The academy is a highly successful and growing secondary, housed in state of the art buildings in a semi-rural location just outside of Dartford.  Rated by Ofsted as Good with Outstanding Leadership and Management, Wilmington offers a calm and purposeful learning environment where students can flourish and succeed.

Our success is achieved through teamwork.  Subject teams work closely together to share resources and ideas to achieve the very best outcomes for our students.  We support the Trust model of small schools within a school, so that no student is left behind.  Vertical tutor groups, an excellent pastoral programme underpinned by a strong moral purpose helps students to develop into responsible, well-educated young adults who are ready to take their next steps in life.  A large proportion of our students go on to University and high-level apprenticeships.

We aim for excellence in everything we do and have received recognition at a regional and national level for our work.  We are forward thinking and outward facing, constantly striving to advance and improve.  We are very supportive and offer excellent training and development opportunities for staff at the various stages of their careers.  We are a friendly, caring and ambitious community placing the academic progress and welfare of our students at the heart of everything we do.


Being a part of Leigh Academies Trust:  As of September 2019, our Trust is comprised of 25 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 13 primaries and 1 special) educating over 15,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff.  We also have three further academies in development phase, due to open between September 2020-2021.  The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training providers and a large teaching school. As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust.  This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together.  You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation. We strive to offer a range of benefits that all employees can take advantage of which we regularly review and add to - click here to view what you’d receive as a member of staff with Leigh Academies Trust.


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.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.



More about Wilmington Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Common Lane, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7DR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1322 272111
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Wilmington Academy is a mixed, non-selective 11-19 secondary school with sixth form, situated in Wilmington near Dartford in Kent. There are 840 students on the school roll, 100 of whom are in the sixth form. Wilmington Academy is part of Leigh Acade...