EXAM INVIGILATOR (Casual) – 5 posts

£7.78 – £7.90 per hour

We are looking to appoint Exam Invigilators to commence after Easter 2018. You will be employed on a casual adhoc basis during the examination periods under the guidance of the Examination Officer. Experience of working in a school environment would be an advantage, although not essential.
The role of exam invigilator is critical to the success of the school. At Wilnecote, Public Exams take place in the summer term but we also hold Pre-Public Exams (mocks) in December and other examinations and tests throughout the year.
A successful exam invidulator will be:

  • •Passionate about their commitment to the success of the students.
    •Committed to the integrity of the systems of the school and Exam Boards.
    •A team player, capable of dedicated supervision of students.
    •Able to follow instructions and guidelines and willing to receive regular training updates.

Full training, guidance and induction will be provided. Full details of this post along with the application forms are available below however, should you require further information please contact Jayne Shaw, Head’s PA & Administration Manager via email vacancies@wilnecotehighschool.org . Applications received will be acknowledged and dealt with after the closing date. Please note that we do not accept Curriculum Vitaes without a completed application form.
As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children you will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

Closing date: 9.00am on Wednesday 7th February 2018 Interviews will take place week commencing 12th February 2018.

Note: These are broad descriptions of the types of duties/activities expected at this level, for illustrative purposes. They are not intended to provide an exhaustive list of duties.




£7.78 – £7.90 per hour


Ensures that exams/tests are carried out according to the rules set down. Works under guidance of the examinations officer or other senior members of staff.


The post has some impact on the well-being of individuals or groups (ie physical, mental, social, health and safety).


The post has no (or limited) direct responsibility for supervising other staff though may be expected to demonstrate tasks or advise/guide new employees.


The post has no (or limited) direct responsibility for financial resources.


The post has limited (or no) direct responsibility for physical resources, other than the handling and careful use of equipment (eg computer / PC).

  • •To closely follow and enforce examination procedures and regulations as set by the Joint Council for Qualifications.
    •To assist in the setting up of examination rooms, by laying out stationery, equipment and examination papers.
    •To assist candidates prior to the start of examinations by directing them to their seats and advising them about possessions permitted in the room.
    •To ensure candidates do not talk once inside the examination room.
    •To ensure candidates receive appropriate question papers and answer booklets.
    •To check attendance with seating plans, informing the Examinations Office of any absentees.
    •To ensure candidates are aware of necessary instructions before the start of an exam, including any erratum notices.
    •To be vigilant during examinations, being aware of any needs that candidates may have during an examination, and dealing with queries raised by candidates in accordance with procedures.
    •To record details of late arrivals and/or early leavers.
    •To ensure there is no talking or disruption for the candidates once an examination has begun.
    •To complete an Incident Report as necessary.
    •To escort candidates on toilet breaks if absolutely necessary, ensuring that strict examination conditions are adhered to at all times.
    •To collect answer booklets in order according to the seating plan and deliver them to the Examinations Office, observing security of materials at all times.
    •To collect all other materials before candidates leave the room, ensuring they do not leave with any unauthorised material.
    •To dismiss the candidates in a quiet and orderly manner.
    •To assist in other activities as may reasonably be requested by the school.

No formal qualifications required

No previous experience required

Have attended in house training

Good timekeeping and organisational skills

Good communication skills