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Examination Invigilator

The Mercian Trust
Q3 Academy, Great Barr
£10.98 per hour plus holiday pay
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

Q3 is a highly successful, oversubscribed Academy located in Great Barr, committed to raising achievement and curriculum innovation. Our GCSE headline results continue to be among the best in Sandwell, and this success is underpinned by a relentless focus on raising standards, developing the whole child and improving the quality of teaching and learning. Following our recent Ofsted inspection in September 2022, you would be joining a ‘Good’, ‘calm and orderly’ Academy which ‘serves its community well’ in which ‘teachers have strong subject knowledge’ and are ‘ambitious for all pupils’. We are looking for the someone to join and complement our staff team and support us on our journey to being Outstanding.

We are currently recruiting for invigilators to join our existing team. Working days and hours are flexible, with sessions taking place in both the morning and afternoon. 

The Academy's calendar runs all year round so as an Examination Invigilator you will be required to support the Data and Examinations Officer by assisting with the smooth running and supervision of all external and some internal examinations.  Working as part of a team you will ensure that the students achieve their best by providing a calm and organised environment in which to sit their exams.

Successful candidates will be reliable, punctual and confident.

Online and onsite training will be provided.

Application Process

All applicants interested in this position must complete an application form and return to:

CV's are not accepted unless you have a disability that makes it difficult to complete an application form.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

Online Search An online search will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates. This search does not form part of the shortlisting process and you will have the opportunity to discuss any issues of concern that may arise from this search at the interview.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

To access the Mercian Trust’s General Privacy Notice please access the website:

In line with our recruitment procedures, if you have not heard from the academy within 28 days of the closing date, then your application has been unsuccessful. We do not provide feedback to candidates at this stage of the process. 

The Mercian Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment all offers of employment are subject to an online check, Enhanced DBS check and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

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