Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: £10.19 an hour + Holiday Pay
Hours of Work: Hours and days will vary according to need, but availability is required between 08.00/08.30am - 3.30/4.00pm. We would like to gain applications from candidates that can commit to six sessions per week (a session is either a morning or an afternoon session). The work is on a casual basis, with work available mornings and/or afternoons, mainly in May and June each year which is the main exam season, but also currently in December, January, March and occasionally at other times when needed.
Overview: We are seeking to appoint flexible, reliable people to join our invigilation team. No experience is needed as full training will be given but experience in working with young people would be an advantage.
You will support the Exams Team in the operational aspects of external and internal examinations. You will be assisting the smooth running of secondary level education exams, distributing and collecting papers, escorting pupils if required and ensuring that pupils are adhering to the examination standard guidelines at all times.
Desirable skills are:
• Possess effective communication skills and good interpersonal skills
• Work well as part a team
• Confident and provide a reassuring presence to candidates in exam rooms.
• Provide clear instructions and manage situations involving various groups of people
• Possess basic IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Word software
All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references.
How to apply
Before making an application candidates are asked to match their qualifications, experience, skills and abilities against the criteria listed on the job and person specification.
Applications for this post will close on Monday10 October at 09:00am.
Those who are successful from shortlisting, will be contacted to advise of the interview arrangements.
The Lighthouse Schools Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
The Lighthouse Schools Partnership – Backwell School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all in our community to share this commitment. Suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. As part of the shortlisting process an online search will be carried out. All appointments will be subject to vetting, including an enhanced DBS check.
We are also committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, particularly those from underrepresented groups.