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Exam Invigilator

Post Reference: 2415 Academy: Leeds City Academy Job Title: Exam Invigilator Grade: B3 – £12.59 per hour Hours: Casual work (Term Time Only)

Flexible to match examination times.

The main exam seasons starts in May and continues throughout May, June, and July.

There may be additional times during the year for mock exams during December and March. Start times will usually be set at either 8:00am or 12:30pm, but invigilators should be aware that finishing times may vary due to unexpected circumstances and should be flexible in their approach. Accountable to: Office Manager

This is an extremely exciting time to be joining Leeds City Academy, one of the most rapidly improving schools within the Leeds area and county of West Yorkshire. We are an 11-16 academy and one of four schools within White Rose Academies Trust, a trust recognised nationally for its ground-breaking and transformational impact on the lives of the young people it serves. The academy had a Section 5 Inspection in May 2019 achieving an overall Good judgement with Leadership and Management judged as Outstanding. 

Our highly motivated and talented students are at the very centre of everything we do and the shared mission of all our stakeholders is to work ‘In Partnership’ in securing the aspirations and ambitions of every one of our young people.

Our academy is a unique and truly inspirational place to work, enhanced by our wonderful students who come from a diverse range of cultures, heritage and experiences; a significant proportion of students speak English as an additional language. 

Our CPD training programme is highly respected by staff at the academy and is further enhanced by the various opportunities for professional development in all sectors.

Please apply if you wish to work for a Multi Academy Trust which values and supports the next move in your career. Come and join us on our journey to becoming World Class. 


To invigilate internal and external examinations for students, ensuring that all regulatory requirements and school policy and procedures for the conduct of examinations are strictly adhered to and met at all times.

NB: All post-holders at the White Rose Academies Trust are responsible for improving the outcomes for learners and upholding the ethos of the academies. Keeping Children Safe in Education and the guidance for Safer Working Practices directs the work of every adult working at or associated with White Rose Academies Trust.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • To support the Examinations Team with the day-to-day operation of examination venues

  • To assist with setting up examination venues by laying out stationery, equipment, and examination

  • To assist with the preparation of script envelopes

  • To ensure the papers are in accordance with the outlined procedures

  • To assist candidates prior to the start of examinations by directing them to their seats and advising them about possessions permitted in examination venues

  • To ensure that candidates do not talk once inside the examination venue

  • To check attendance during examinations

  • To collect and collate scripts at the end of the examination in accordance with JCQ procedures

  • To supervise candidates leaving examination venues, and ensuring that candidates leave venues in an orderly and quiet manner

  • To undertake any other reasonable request relevant to grade/salary as may be determined by the line manager and/or the Principal 


Part of White Rose Academies Trust - the most rapidly improved family of schools in the region - Leeds City Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students achieve ‘World Class’ status.

We're securing our 2025 vision for World Class by growing our family of exceptional education professionals; dedicated specialists and passionate leaders with the shared goal of transforming future prospects for the next generation of West Yorkshire.


We provide exceptional life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society.


White Rose Academies Trust is a local trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students.

The trust employs over 500 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation. Our CPD Programme is focused on innovation, leadership development and delivery of excellence for vulnerable groups. Our Beginner Teacher Programme is amongst the best in the region. We are on a significant journey which will see all of our schools Ofsted rated as World Class within five years.

Closing Date:            Ongoing, applicants will be contacted for an interview upon receipt of application

Shortlisting:                Upon receipt of application

Interview Date:         Applicants will be contacted for an interview upon receipt of application

Start Date:                 As soon as possible; upon completion of pre-employment checks.

For more information, please visit our website at

To apply, please complete the application form and return to by the closing date. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s.

White Rose Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. Appointments will be subject to Safer Recruitment Procedures and an enhanced DBS check.

Please note this role will involve contact with children and you will be engaging in regulated activity. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.  Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of sex, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.


2415 Exam Invigilator Pack (LCA)
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