Exams Invigilator (St Leonards on Sea)
The St Leonards Academy

Closing date: 28/02/2022

Job posted date: 10/01/2022

Salary: Hourly Rate

Employment type: Casual

Hours per week: Average of 5 hours per week across 39 weeks per year

Exams invigilators required for The St Leonards Academy - Single Status Grade 4 Point 10 (£10.01 per hour)

We are seeking to recruit new exam invigilators to work with the existing team in the running and facilitating of secondary public and internal examinations at The St Leonards Academy.

The post would be ideally suited to applicants who feel a sense of responsibility for today's young people and who are able to work flexible daytime hours.

Led by our experienced Exams Officer, you will need to be able to:-

  • Understand and apply detailed written instructions, while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
  • Concentrate and work quickly under pressure,
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Use initiative in response to unexpected situations
  • Be aware and committed to equal opportunities and diversity

The role is claims only and hours are offered as and when the academy runs examinations.  Key responsibilities including checking the exam environment before, during and after a session, including efficient and proper management of post exam duties, checking exam papers remain in the hall and monitor the behaviour of students during the exam. 

About The St Leonards Academy

Ofsted grade: Good (2017)

The St Leonards Academy is a secondary school for 11 to 16-year olds in St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex. We have a clear vision of what creates successful learners and how to implement it. Our pupils are enthusiastic about learning and take pride in themselves. Our school values of potential, respect, integrity, determination and excellence run through everything we do.  We are one of twenty TEEP Ambassador schools in the UK. TEEP stands for Teacher Effectiveness Enhancement; that we have been selected as an ambassador school speaks volumes for how crucial a part of our culture teacher development is. We offer 300 student places each year and have a total capacity of 1500. We also host a special facility for up to 20 young people with physical disabilities and severe autism.

We can offer you:

  • a calm, positive and innovative learning environment
  • excellent facilities and resources for staff and students.

Visit The St Leonards Academy website - www.thestleonardsacademy.org.uk 

The St Leonards Academy Safeguarding Policy - https://www.thestleonardsacademy.org.uk/key-documents/safeguarding-information 

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.

Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve.  Read more about our vision and values.

The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

Benefits we offer

We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.

We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton.  And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools. 

The other benefits we offer including our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.

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Find out more

Download the job description and person specification below for more information about this opportunity.

For more information or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Julie Jones, Examinations Officer on julie.jones@thestleonardsacademy.org.uk 

Key dates

Closing date: 28th February 2022

Interview date: To be confirmed

Proposed start date: 1st February 2022

Our commitment

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from all members of the community. The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

This post involves regulated activity as summarised in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 (paragraph 217).  Anyone engaging in regulated activity must have an enhanced DBS check including barred list information. 



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