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Exams Invigilator

Orchard Mead Academy
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Term Time
£11.56 per hour
Start Date
To Be Confirmed
1st March 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
To Be Confirmed
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: Casual
  • Job ID: 1399985

Hours: Casual | Start Date: April 2024 | Salary: £11.56 per hour 

Are you looking for casual work in a rewarding environment? Would you like to support students to reach their potential? We are currently looking for exam invigilators to support our students and staff during our busy exams period. 

At Orchard Mead Academy all students, teachers and staff share a common vision to make a positive difference to ourselves, to others and to our world. We encourage all members of our learning community to respect their surroundings and we take collective responsibility to make Orchard Mead Academy and the wider community a better place. 

The successful candidates will work under the direction of the Exams Manager to ensure the smooth running of the examination environment, providing an appropriate working atmosphere for all candidates and ensuring all externally set examination regulations are fulfilled. 

  Main duties include: 

  • Preparing the examination room to ensure the layout meets exam body requirements and that candidates have the correct papers;
  • Ensuring the correct identification of all candidates on the exams register under the direction of the Exams Manager;
  • Maintaining exam conditions all times throughout examination and supervising candidates, ensuring efficient time keeping is maintained;
  • Awareness of all procedures and examination body regulations

The ideal candidate well: 

  • Have a good working knowledge and experience of exam procedures;
  • Be a team player;
  • Have a high level of interpersonal skills to communicate with colleagues and students, particularly where difficult situations may arise;
  • The ability to manage and communicate with large groups of students, encouraging their positive social interaction and good behaviour;
  • The ability to use their initiative and carry out tasks without supervision;
  • An organised and structured approach to work with the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines

Orchard Mead Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process is followed for each candidate. This will include an enhanced DBS check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure). 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. 

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CVs and ask that you complete the TMET Application Form in order for your application to be considered. Please submit your application via the eteach website. 


Safeguarding Statement:

This post will involve contact with vulnerable groups (children, young people and/or adults) and is therefore, exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure check. This exemption means that shortlisted applicants for this post will be required to declare all criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands, and bind- overs both spent and unspent in their application, before interview and regardless of the passage of time.
Orchard Mead Academy

Orchard Mead Academy

Part of The Mead Educational Trust

The Mead Educational Trust