Senior Examination Invigilator

London, United Kingdom
17 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Salary: £51 per session for a 2¼ hr exam, £63 per session for a 3¼ hr exam (equivalent to £12 per hour)
Status: Casual Contract, variable hours
Location: Based at our Greenford and Greenwich Sites with flexibility to work at external venues
Application deadline: 04 February 2018

About the role

This is an exciting time for GSM London. Founded in 1973 and formerly known as the Greenwich School of Management, we are one of the UK’s largest independent for-profit HE providers and one of a few private providers to have passed QAA Education Review. With three sites in London and over 6,000 students, we are committed to widening access to enabling social mobility through our focus on strengths based learning and our student outcomes, including their employability. Working closely with our validating partner, Plymouth University, who are supportive of our ambitious growth plans, we are building organisational capability to take us forward as we seek to attain degree awarding powers and university status.

GSM London is seeking a committed professional to supervise examinations and a small team of invigilators. The role will report directly to the Examination and Assessment Manager Examination sessions run in January, May and August to September yearly. The dates the 2017-18 academic year are:  8-26 January, 30 April-18 May and 28 August-14 September. There will be ad hoc examinations running outside these dates.

The key purposes of this role is to maintain the integrity of College examinations, ensuring that these are conducted in compliance with GSM London’s examinations related regulations and policy, and instructions issued by members of the Examination and Assessment Team.

To be successful you will need to have experience of examination invigilation in an education environment, and demonstrate an understanding of the examination processes. You will have the ability to work without supervision and to work effectively and supportively in a team. You will need to understand and maintain confidentiality at all times, be able to give clear and accurate instructions, and have a flexible approach to work, that may often be under the pressure of tight deadlines. A willingness to undertake training is essential, as is the ability to commit to undertaking work during the examination sessions.

How to apply

To express your interest in this position view the Job description below and submit your CV and Covering Letter via email to quoting your name followed by Senior Examination Invigilator in the subject line.

GSM London are committed to promoting equal opportunities to people regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, race, sexuality or disability. We operate as an employment agency and employment business. Please note, you must have the Right to Work in the UK (without Employer sponsorship) to be considered for this role. 

Job description

Job Description

About GSM London

GSM London is an independent Higher Education provider that has been delivering degree-level education for over 40 years. We have campuses Greenwich and Greenford and a study centre at London Bridge. Our partnership with Plymouth University means that our students receive a final qualification/degree awarded by one of the UK’s top modern universities.

GSM London is genuinely inclusive, helping our diverse student body realise their aspirations whatever their situation or background. We encourage them to have bold dreams and we focus on employability from day one. We currently have around 7,000 students studying for a range of business-related degrees.

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