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Exam Invigilator

Post Reference:         2410   

Academy:                 Leeds West Academy 

Job Title:                     Exam Invigilator

Grade:                        B3 – £12.59 per hour

Hours:                         Casual work (Term Time Only) Flexible to match examination times

Accountable to:       Exam Officer


Leeds West Academy is a school with a remarkable sense of community and a strong and safe culture, a place where staff and students can thrive. As judged by Ofsted as ‘Good’ in May 2019, teaching is strong and the support we provide for our students and staff is unrivalled. Since 2016, results have improved year-on-year, and are now consistently above national averages in most areas.  In short, there is no better time to join Leeds West Academy, as a colleague, a leader or as a student. 

Leeds West Academy is a fabulous place to work.  We are a caring and supportive community, and as part of White Rose Academies Trust, we benefit from exceptional CPD.  A broad, varied and highly bespoke package is well-established, driven by the latest in educational research focused on the development of all professionals in the organisation at each career stage.  Colleagues train with us, they grow with us and they progress with us.  


Our academy predominantly serves the community of Bramley in Leeds.  We are oversubscribed and popular within our community.  More families are choosing Leeds West Academy as first-choice for their children than ever before.  

Our students are amazing; they are generally respectful young people who embrace diversity and have a strong sense of fairness. 


We benefit from world-class facilities, and are accommodated in a £30 million building, which opened in late 2011. Staff and students at the academy benefit from a bright, modern, heavily resourced learning environment, which is highly flexible to meet the needs of the 21st century learner.  



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.

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 8.00 am or 12.30 pm, but invigilators should be aware that finishing times may vary due to unexpected circumstances and should be flexible in their approach.

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 The Joint Council for Qualification (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, Leeds West Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students, secure an Ofsted rating of ‘World Class’.   


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 currently 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, if successful applicants will be contacted for an interview upon receipt of application

Shortlisting:                Upon receipt of application

Interview Date:         If successful, 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.


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