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Role: Invigilator 

Heyford Park Free School is looking for a new team of invigilators to assist with internal mock exams and the GCSE summer examination period.  This is a vital role for maintaining smooth and efficient running of examinations which enable our students to perform at their best.

The successful candidates will need to be flexible, well organised, reliable and punctual.  You will be able to relate to invigilators, staff members and students in a calm manner. Having an observant eye and attention to detail are essential as well as being confident addressing large groups of pupils.

Good spoken and written English would be desirable as you might not only be supervising students but may be asked on occasions to act as readers or scribes if needed. Please consider this role can be physically demanding since often you will be spending long periods standing.

Duties will include: Assisting with the preparation of examination venues, advising and assisting candidates prior to the start of exams, checking candidate attendance during examinations, distribution and collection of exam papers, assisting students with additional needs, ensuring Examination Board Regulations are adhered to at all times.

The position would be ideally suited to responsible and committed individuals who are available between the hours of 7:30am – 4:40pm as and when needed throughout the school year.  Examination schedules will be provided in advance of the exam period.
No previous experience required, training will be provided for both new and experienced invigilators.  
 
  • Heyford Park Free School is a two-form entry school for both primary and secondary students. Opening in September 2013, it draws students from Upper Heyford, local villages and from Bicester. There are a lot of new houses being built locally and our numbers will grow with the new development: from September, we anticipate having around 230 primary children and 300 secondary students.

    We aim to know every one of our students well as individuals, providing an environment that allows them to achieve what they are truly capable of by promoting both academic progress and a ‘can do’ attitude. This is a fantastic opportunity to join Heyford Park Free School as we grow and develop. We are passionate about children’s learning, development and welfare, and look to help all to achieve to the full.
  • Salary:
    • Part time – Term Time Only 7.30am to 4.40pm
    • Casual depending on Examination requirements (approximately 10 weeks during the academic year)
    • Hourly Salary (incl.Holiday Pay):Grade 2 (8.78 – 8.86)
    • Start date: January 2018
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Working alongside, or under the direction of, the Site Manager or School Caretaker, undertake maintenance and security tasks on school sites and premises.
 
AREAS OF RESPONSIBLITY AND KEY DUTIES:
The role includes responsibilities in the following areas:
  1. Security of school sites
  2. Health and safety checks
  3. Premises maintenance
  4. Ad-hoc cleaning duties
  5. Making premises available for external lettings
  • Heyford Park Free School has a vacancy for a Janitor. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with some buildings and/or DIY experience to join our site team. Full Training and support is available. We are seeking to employ a flexible, dynamic and enthusiastic Janitor.  The applicant needs to be active, willing to be part of a small but friendly team, flexible in their approach and diligent with performing H&S checks. Our ideal candidate will have a mature approach, cheerful disposition and be prepared to undertake a variety of tasks which are detailed in the job description. Experience of this type of work would be of benefit
  • Salary: Pay Grade 2 – Basic starting salary £7.83/hr (£8.78 including holiday pay)
     
    Hours of Work20 to 25 hours per week (term-time only)
     
    Working across 2 School Sites – Officers Mess and Specialisms Campus
    Hours flexible with split shift across early mornings, the school day and evenings; with some potential weekend working on an overtime basis.
Role: Senior Invigilator 

In addition, Heyford Park Free School is looking to appoint a Senior Invigilator responsible for coordinating the running of examinations in the school as well as supervising the invigilation team.

With all the above qualities you will also be meticulous in nature with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.  You will have good communication skills, including the ability to convey information with confidence and authority to a large room of candidates.

You will need to have experience of examination invigilation in an education environment and demonstrate an understanding of the examination processes. You will be capable of working without supervision and to work effectively and supportively in a team.  A willingness to undertake training is essential, as is the ability to commit to undertaking work during the examination sessions.

If either of these roles sound like the perfect opportunity for you, we’d very much welcome your application!
 
To apply for this please fill in the application form below.

 
  • Heyford Park Free School is a two-form entry school for both primary and secondary students. Opening in September 2013, it draws students from Upper Heyford, local villages and from Bicester. There are a lot of new houses being built locally and our numbers will grow with the new development: from September, we anticipate having around 230 primary children and 300 secondary students.

    We aim to know every one of our students well as individuals, providing an environment that allows them to achieve what they are truly capable of by promoting both academic progress and a ‘can do’ attitude. This is a fantastic opportunity to join Heyford Park Free School as we grow and develop. We are passionate about children’s learning, development and welfare, and look to help all to achieve to the full.
  • Salary:
    • Part time – Term Time Only 7.30am to 4.40pm
    • Casual depending on Examination requirements (approximately 10 weeks during the academic year)
    • Hourly Salary (incl.Holiday Pay):Grade 5 (9.75 – 10.32)
    • Start date: January 2018
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