Exam Invigilator

At Oasis Academy Oldham , Oldham
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Role: Casual
Contract: Casual
Start Date: January 2020
Applications Closed: 12:00 PM on Thursday 19th December 2019
Interviews: w/c 06/01/2020

POST:                                     Examination Invigilator


RESPONSIBLE TO:              Deputy Principal, under the day-to-day management and leadership of Academy Exams & Admissions Officer and Lead Invigilator

GRADE:                                Casual £9.50 per hour


KEY RELATIONSHIPS:        Deputy Principal, Academy Exams & Admissions Officer, Lead Invigilator, members of Invigilator team, Academy students, relevant teaching and support staff.

HOURS:                                 Variable between 08:00 and 17:00

JOB PURPOSE:                    To supervise external and internal Academy examinations


  1. Invigilate examinations in line with Examination Board and Academy regulations.
  2. Ensure appropriate atmosphere in the examination room, to optimise students’ performance.
  3. To promote and safeguard the welfare of children you supervise or come into contact with.


  • Invigilate the Academy Exams on required dates
  • Under the direction of the Academy Exams & Admissions Officer, discourage cheating from students. 
  • Maintain order/discipline of students, ensuring they behave appropriately in an examination setting.
  • Actively invigilate during the examination, watching students.
  • Remove mobile phones for the duration of the examination. 
  • Provide each student with an examination paper.
  • Where appropriate supply writing paper and equipment during the examination.
  • Ensure the correct procedures are used for lending equipment to students.
  • If requested, accompany students to the toilet, ensuring that examination regulations are maintained.
  • If requested, accompany a student who becomes ill to the designated first aid area.
  • Report any suspicion of cheating by students to the lead invigilator.
  • Collect the examination papers and hand to the lead invigilator/Exams & Admissions Officer at the end of the examination.
  • Be aware of and comply with the policies relating to child protection, security and confidentiality.
  • Be aware of the Examination Board regulations.
  • Be aware of the Academy’s evacuation procedure in the event of an emergency and be familiar with the procedure for each examination room.

The person undertaking this role is expected to work within the policies, ethos and aims of the Academy and to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Principal. 

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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How do I Apply?

To apply for the position of Exam Invigilator, please download (saving to your computer) and complete the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either upload and submit the forms Online or by Email.