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Exam Invigilator - Casual

Valley Park School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4249-768S
  • Posted:20/02/2024
  • Pay:The hourly rate is £11.88
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:16/04/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking to appoint additional examination invigilators to join our experienced team of invigilators. Invigilators play a key part in the supervision of all examinations.

Invigilators should enjoy working as part of a team. They should be interested in working in a school environment and in supporting our candidates at this stressful time in their school career.

The position is ideally suited to responsible, punctual, calm, organised and approachable individuals.

Our centre requires invigilators to wear ‘business dress’ to promote a formal atmosphere within the examination room.

Experience or knowledge of acting as a Reader or Scribe for students with Access Arrangements, would be an advantage but not essential.

Hours worked will be on a demand basis during the year. The salary will be a total of £11:88 per hour, made up of an hourly rate of £10,42 plus an allowance for accrued annual leave of £1.46 for each hour worked.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday 16 April 2024.  Please email to recruitment@valleypark.viat.org.uk 

Successful candidates to attend training, date tbc.

Valley Park School reserves the right to appoint before the closing date.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.  As part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.

A copy of our school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Information about the school

Valley Park School is a large mixed secondary school with a vibrant Sixth Form and an Arts-rich environment. Set within the Valley Invicta Academies Trust (VIAT) main campus, based in Maidstone, the school has enviable indoor and outdoor facilities, including a state-of-the-art Sports Hall. There is a strong co-curricular programme, providing students with opportunities beyond the classroom.

Sixth Form students have the opportunity to study some subjects at Invicta Grammar School, also set within the VIAT campus.

Valley Park prides itself on aspiring for every student to reach their full potential, with encouragement to engage in the Creative Arts – a resounding strength of the school.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 661671


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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 Education.