Examination Invigilators

  • Greater London
  • King's College School
  • Part-time

We are seeking to appoint individuals to invigilate for A Level, IB and GCSE examinations during the summer examination period in May and June and for the mock examinations which are taken by IB and GCSE candidates in January.

Reporting to: Head of Exams

Each academic year we require a team of responsible people to invigilate for A Level, IB and GCSE examinations during the summer examination period in May and June and for the mock examinations which are taken by IB and GCSE candidates in January. A few other examinations occur during the year with occasional examination sessions in October, November and February. Invigilators will be required to attend an annual training session usually in November/December prior to mock examinations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

• to ensure the fair and proper conduct of examinations

• to follow directions given by members of the King’s examinations team and notify the examination administrators of any concerns and queries as soon as possible

• to instil and maintain a calm and quiet environment in the examination room

• to invigilate actively and not engage in discussion in examination venues

• to assist in the setting up of examination venues, along with distributing examination stationery and papers in accordance with JCQ/IB guidelines

• to direct candidates to their seats and ensuring theydo not communicate with other candidates once in the examination room

• to deal with candidate queries as they arise and with examination irregularities in accordance with JCQ/IB guidelines

• to assist in the checking of candidates’ authorised set texts

• to assist in the registration of candidates and the recording of late arrivals

• to collect in and record any unauthorised materials handed in without penalty by a candidate

• to supervise/escort candidates to and from examination rooms when in quarantine or during a toilet break

• to ensure that no unauthorised materials are referred to by a candidate during an examination or an escorted/supervised break

• to collect and collate examinations scripts at the end of an examination as requested by the examinations team and in accordance with JCQ/IB regulations

• to distribute and collect in any additional stationery item(s) loaned to a candidate and keep a record of the loaned item(s)

• to supervise candidates when leaving an examination and ensure they depart in a quiet and orderly manner

The ideal candidate will:

• be well organised, accurate, flexible and able to work well under pressure

• be a confident, assured communicator, both in written and verbal form

• have a personable but professional and business-like manner

• possess an excellent work ethic, including good time-keeping

• be able to relate well to pupils

• preferably have previous experience of working in an educational environment

• have the ability to work both as a member of a team and independently

• be fully in sympathy with the aims and objectives of King’s College School

Terms and Conditions:

• Employment as an invigilator is classed as ‘casual’ work

• Hourly rate of £13.50 (plus holiday pay)

• Statutory paid holiday – paid pro rata (according to hours worked)

Closing date: Friday 25th September 2020 at 9am

Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 19th October 2020

Further details, including a full job description and application form are available from the school's website, www.kcs.org.uk (under useful information / career opportunities

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

Further Information



King's College School

Southside, Wimbledon Common, London, SW19 4TT

  • 768 Day Boys (13-18)
  • HMC, ISC

020 8255 5300 www.kcs.org.uk

Closing Date: 25 September 2020

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