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Exam Invigilator - Casual

The Abbey School, Faversham

  • Ref:KCC886-4242-217S
  • Posted:14/09/2023
  • Pay:£10.42
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:01/11/2023 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC


The Abbey School is seeking to appoint a reliable and effective Exams Invigilator to join our team of invigilators, who are required during exam periods and for days of tests throughout the academic year. The ideal candidate will be flexible, with excellent communication skills and a confident and reassuring presence to students sitting exams. Employment for this position is offered on an Ad-hoc basis.

- Administer and proctor exams in a fair and consistent manner
- Ensure a secure testing environment for all test takers
- Verify the identity of test takers and enforce testing rules and regulations
- Monitor test takers to prevent cheating or misconduct
- Answer questions and provide assistance to test takers as needed
- Collect and organize completed exams for submission to appropriate parties
- Maintain confidentiality of test materials and results

Please note that this position does not involve educating or teaching. The primary responsibility of a proctor is to ensure the integrity of the testing process by monitoring test takers and enforcing testing rules.

We reserve the right to alter our interview dates and close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. Interview dates to be confirmed.

If you wish to discuss this vacancy further, please contact the HR Department on 01634 265770. Alternatively, you can email HR@thatrust.org.uk.

The Howard Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

The Howard Academy Trust is committed to equality, inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates. We are committed to providing a mutually supportive working environment where every individual is respected, valued and included.

Information about the school

The Abbey School is a mixed secondary school with a thriving population of over 1200 students. We believe that school should be a place where young people can discover and develop their own talents. We have high expectations of all our students which are supported by consistently applied systems, structures, rituals and routines across our learning environment. We are a supportive school community including a positive staff team with high staff morale.

The Abbey school recently celebrated some robust results, with 45% of students achieving Maths and English at 4+ (an improvement of 34% from 2017), and record A level results with 52% of grades at A-C. The Abbey school is rated GOOD for quality of education by Ofsted.

The school is situated in the historic market town of Faversham. We aim to provide the highest quality value-added education and excellent pastoral care for all students.

The Abbey proudly joined The Howard Academy Trust on 01st April 2023, a highly successful Trust in which all schools have improved their Ofsted rating since joining or maintained their good rating.

Job Contact Information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.