Exams Invigilator

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

  • Up to £21,768.00
  • Filton & WISE Campus / South West
  • Fixed Term
  • Full Time
Posted 1 month ago

Exams Invigilator

Job Information:

Reference:  REQ001012
Location: Filton & WISE Campus
FTE Salary: Up to £21,768.00 (Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience)
Hourly Rate: £11.28
Contract Type: Zero Hours, Fixed Term starting May 1st 2024 until July 6th 2024
Working Hours: Minimum of 5 hours per week (Monday – Friday)

SGS is an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Financial Rewards and Benefits:

  • Opportunity to make a positive impact within the community and on learners’ lives
  • Competitive Pension Scheme- Corporate and support roles have access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), a flexible and pension accessible from the age of 55, with generous employer contributions of 16%
  • Generous Annual leave entitlement plus 8 bank holidays- 25 days for corporate and support functions, increasing to 30 days after 5 academic years’ service (Full-Time Equivalent).
  • Two weeks leave during the Christmas closedown period largely supported by the discretionary closure days provided by the College
  • Extensive professional development with ongoing support for your personal & professional development, including 25% tuition discount for immediate family of SGS employees
  • Family friendly policies and a proven commitment to supporting flexible working practices
  • Access to ‘My Lifestyle’ discounted shopping benefits, cycle to work scheme and a Technology Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Free Annual Eye test
  • All staff members can buy a TOTUM card (formerly known as NUS Extra cards) as part of being an affiliate member of the Students’ Union
  • Staff have access and supported to be part of inclusive or sustainable staff networks and communities
  • Free car parking at all campuses (except Queens Road Art School)
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources
  • Subsidised onsite catering services including Starbucks Coffee

South Gloucestershire & Stroud College has an excellent reputation for delivering further education and work-based programmes in a range of subjects – from business to sport, engineering to media, GCSE’s and A Levels to degree level courses.

Our experienced and passionate staff work hard to help our students achieve their personal challenges and career goals. We are proud of SGS and committed to making the College the best it can be. We are currently working hard to achieve “Outstanding” status after being classified as “Good” in our first inspection. For more information, please visit https://www.sgscol.ac.uk/

SGS College have an exciting opportunity for Examination Invigilators at our Bristol campuses!

Ideal candidates will be able to invigilate exams that take place between the hours of 8.45 to 20.00 Monday to Friday with up to 30 hours available per week. Enthusiasm for working with young people is essential and all other training is provided. Invigilators must be comfortable using IT and computers and have a strong attention to detail.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that the exam room are set up, and are maintained, to awarding body requirements. Rooms can contain 1 student, or 500, so must be comfortable in either setting.
  • Ensuring candidates are aware they are under exam conditions by observing and maintaining awarding body set rules and procedures as per the type of exam being sat.
  • For written exams: opening and distributing exam papers and any other authorised materials to candidates whilst adhering to secure practices to maintain the validity of the test. For online exams: preparing IT logins and software for students to begin their examinations.
  • Ensuring that candidates have correct exam papers or access to the correct onscreen exams and contacting the examinations team quickly to resolve any discrepancies.
  • You may be asked to undertake tasks to support the exams team during busy periods, such as packing papers for dispatch, preparing exam materials etc.
    candidates have correct exam papers or access to the correct onscreen exams.

Beneficial Skills & Qualifications

  • IT literate
  • Good attention to detail and procedures
  • Ability to manage large and small groups of students in an exam setting
  • Confidence when speaking aloud
  • Ability to deal with difficult situations
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Experience of exam invigilation preferred, but full training will be given

Please apply online by: Monday 25th March 2024

Expected Interview Date:  8th – 11th April 2024

If you have any queries please contact hrservicedesk@sgscol.ac.uk

SGS College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and any offer of employment will be subject to a number of conditions including a requirement for providing satisfactory references. In line with KCSIE and having regard to all relevant guidance, a range of checks and online searches will also be conducted for successful candidates, and a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure will need to be obtained as a requirement of the job.

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