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Examinations Invigilator

Job Description

Experience

Experience is not required, as training will be provided, although applicants will be asked to declare if they have invigilated previously elsewhere.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be flexible

  • have effective communication skills

  • be calm, confident and a reassuring presence to candidates in exam rooms

Main duties

To conduct examinations in accordance with the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), awarding body and Chilwell School's instructions.

To play a “key role in upholding the integrity of the external examination/assessment process” [JCQ ICE 6]

**Please note that the role of Examinations Invigilator is ad hoc**

Duties and responsibilities

Before exams

  • To report to the exams officer 30 minutes prior to each exam session

  • To keep exam papers and materials secure before, during and after exams

  • To ensure exam rooms are set out to standard

  • To admit candidates into exam rooms

  • To identify, seat, and instruct candidates in the conduct of their exams

  • To distribute the correct exam papers and materials to candidates

  • To deal with candidate queries

During exams

  • To supervise candidates at all times and be vigilant throughout exams

  • To keep disruption to a minimum

  • To deal with emergencies or irregularities effectively

  • To record/report any disruption or irregularities

  • To complete attendance registers

  • To deal with candidate queries

After exams

  • To collect exam scripts

  • To dismiss candidates from the exam room

  • To “check that the names on the scripts match exactly the details on the attendance register” [JCQ ICE 6]

  • To securely return all exam scripts and exam materials to the exams officer

Other

  • To attend training, refresher or review sessions as required

  • To undertake, where required and where able, other duties requested by the exams officer, for example

  • Supervision of clash candidates between exam sessions

  • Facilitating access arrangements for candidates, for example as a reader, scribe etc. (full training will be provided)

  • Exams-related administrative tasks

To apply

Please use the Support Staff Application Form, available here: https://www.chilwellschool.co.uk/blog/?pid=6&nid=3

Unfortunately we do not accept C.V's.

The application form must be completed in full and returned to the Headteacher’s PA, Ms M Brown.

All successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check. Employment records, references and qualifications will be verified.

Application deadline: 08/01/2021

Expected start date: 01/02/2021

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary: £10.36 per hour