Senior Exam Invigilator

Crown Hills Community College
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Part Time
£11.18-£11.39 Per Hour
Start Date
To be confirmed
3rd February 2023 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
To be confirmed
  • Contract Type :Temporary
  • Job ID: 1301912

Key Focus

To supervise examinations and ensure that the guidelines and regulations for the integrity and security of the examination papers and procedures are followed during an examination session.

Responsibilities of a Senior Examination Invigilator

The following responsibilities are additional to those on the non-senior invigilator description:

  • To arrive at centre half an hour before the examination start time
  • To allocate invigilators to rows for collection and distribution of papers
  • If your location has only one examination and all the candidates are in that location, you should be given the register to complete
  • Be aware of the evacuation procedure and ensure that your invigilators on duty are also aware
  • You must inform the exams officer if any invigilators you should have are not present
  • You must ensure mobile phones are switched off and handed in
  • You must not start your information announcement if there are candidates waiting to be seated
  • You must ensure the relevant signs and a copy of ‘Joint Council Qualification Instructions for conducting examinations’ is present in the examination room
  • You must allow candidates into the examination room with sufficient time for a prompt start at start times of examinations (morning and afternoon) – see Exams Routines document.
  • It is your responsibility to report to the exams officer if you feel there has been any breach of security. If this occurs, we will inform and advise the head of centre who is then responsible for completing a report for the examining body.
  • Ensure all the scripts are collected and collated in register order before handing over to the Examinations Officer.
  • To co-ordinate checking of desks for graffiti.
  • To co-ordinate checking of girls wearing headscarves by a female invigilator for audio devices.

Your information announcement

You must ensure that all candidates in the location can hear you, including the following:

  • Candidates must be advised they are subject to the regulations of the examination as outlined on the posters at the entrance to the examination room
  • Remind candidates to switch off their mobile phone and hand them in
  • Tell candidates to check they have the correct question paper and relevant stationary including pens, pencils, rulers etc. should be in a see-through case
  • Advise candidates that they should raise their hand if they need anything
  • Candidates must read the front of the question paper and complete the answer booklet as directed
  • For examinations of different lengths you must remind candidates to be quiet until they are clear of the examination room as there are other candidates still working
  • Tell candidates that they must not attempt to communicate with anyone other than the invigilators.
  • Remind candidates that water bottles should have labels removed.

Exam seasons this year are;


Feb 13th – 17th Feb

Feb 27th – 2nd March


15th May – 28th June

 Half Term 29th May – 2nd June

Please visit our website to download an application form.

Pease include e-mail addresses of all referees, and e-mail it by 9am on Friday 3rd February 2023.


Safeguarding Statement:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks, such as an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. 
Crown Hills Community College

Crown Hills Community College