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Exam Invigilators

  • Location: Wirral
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £10 per hour
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
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Job Description

New Directions Education are currently recruiting for Exam invigilators in the Wirral area.

We are looking to recruit a number of Invigilators to work with us to ensure the smooth running of the exams. If you already have experience of invigilating within school examinations then great. For those that do not have initial experience we do offer exam invigilation training should any teaching assistants or teachers be looking for extra work during the exam period.

Duties of successful applicants will be:
* Setting up the examination venues by placing candidate booklets, examination papers, stationary and equipment at desks in accordance with strict procedures.
* Implementing the exam rules and remaining vigilant throughout the examination duration.
* Invigilating carefully, making sure that candidates do not talk inside examination venues and also responding to any examination irregularities immediately.
* Checking attendance during examinations, recording details of late arrivals and ensuring that proper seating plans are followed.
* Delivering and collecting scripts carefully at the start and end of the examination in accordance with strict examination procedures.
* Assisting with the packing of examination scripts, stationery and other equipment from the examination venues.

All applicants must have a minimum two years experience of working with children and hold a Child-Only Enhanced DBS Certificate registered with the Update Service, or be willing to pay for a new DBS.

Job Specification

The main purpose and objective of the Exam Invigilator role is to provide support to the examination process.

The principle duty of the role is to support the Head Invigilator/Examinations team with the day-to-day operation of examination venues. This may include:

  • Assisting with setting up examination venues by laying out stationery, equipment and examination papers in accordance with the outlined procedures
  • Assisting candidates prior to the start of examinations by directing them to their seats and advising them about possessions permitted in examination venues
  • Offering advice and guidance to unregistered candidates without allocated seats
  • Ensuring that candidates do not talk once inside the examination venue
  • Invigilating during examinations, dealing with queries raised by candidates and dealing with examination irregularities in accordance with strict procedures
  • Checking attendance during examinations
  • Recording details of early leavers and collecting their scripts
  • Escorting candidates from the examination venue during the examinations as required, and supervising candidates while outside the examination venue
  • Collecting and collating scripts at the end of the examination in accordance with strict procedures
  • Assisting with the preparation of script envelopes
  • Supervising candidates leaving examination venues, ensuring that candidates do not remove equipment or stationery from the venue without authorisation and ensuring that candidates leave venues in an orderly and quiet manner
  • Assisting the examinations team with other examination processes, such as:
    • Packing of examination papers, stationery and equipment prior to the examinations and the delivery to and from venues as appropriate
    • Preparation of seating plans
    • Delivering scripts to departmental and school offices.

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term teaching roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • Preferred supplier to more than 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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