Exam Invigilator, Westminster

Closing date:Expiring soon

Harris Westminster Sixth FormWestminster

Date posted:
Start date: 01/05/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £10.55 per hour
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to hire casual Examinations Invigilators on a temporary, part-time basis for various exam periods, including May-June 2019, to help to supervise the conduct of students in examinations. Hours of work will be as notified in advance by the Examinations Officer.

What we are looking for

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning. Candidates should be energetic, very well organised and able to work independently and under pressure to tight deadlines.  They must be able to project authority in an exam room and be able to learn and follow exam procedures as set out by external agencies.  They must also be able to work as part of the team of invigilators, build good relationships with staff and communicate clearly with students. All applicants must be committed to contributing towards the aims and values of the academy.  All applicants must be available to work during the main exam period in May/June.

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.  

About Harris Westminster Sixth Form

A 2016 Ofsted inspection found Harris Westminster Sixth Form to be Outstanding in all areas, confirming our status as London’s leading state sixth form for able students. Harris Westminster combines the strengths of Westminster School in teaching academically able students with the Harris Federation’s experience in establishing and running outstanding maintained sector schools. We take full advantage of our location just off Parliament Square to provide students with a vibrant and stimulating academic environment including weekly guest lectures in school. We are highly over-subscribed, academically selective and have a varied student cohort including 40% Pupil Premium. 17 students from our 2016/17 cohort went on to study at Oxbridge. We are looking for outstanding individuals to join this exciting and scholarly community.

Why work at Harris Westminster Sixth Form?

  • The opportunity to support some of the brightest young minds in London and open up the world’s most prestigious universities to them
  • Support, CPD and networking with staff at Westminster School and from across the Harris Federation
  • A positive and innovative environment in which to work

The Harris Federation

The Harris Federation is the leading large Multi Academy Trust in the country for both primary and secondary education. We have an established reputation in transforming education in London and an unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.

Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of the Harris Federation. We have transformed standards in schools that had, in some cases, failed for generations before joining the Harris Federation. Social mobility is the Holy Grail for the pupils we serve. The key to their futures is a high quality education.

We want every child in London to have the best possible education, enabling them to fulfil their potential and decide their own future.

We look for motivated support staff who are committed to helping us transform lives and who will share our belief that every child has the potential to do well.

Please note: academies may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. You will still be able to add information until the closing date, but you will not be able to submit your application. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement. Harris Federation is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.



Job location

More about Harris Westminster Sixth Form
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Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Address: Steel House, 11 Tothill Street, Westminister, London, SW1H 9LH, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 3772 4555
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School summary

Harris Westminster Sixth Form is a unique collaboration between two leading lights of UK education, the Harris Federation and Westminster School. Based in the heart of London, we combine the strengths of Westminster School in teaching ...