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£11.47 per hour
Sheffield Park Academy
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‘Leaders are ambitious for all pupils to achieve highly’

‘This is a school where students care for students and are determined that they succeed’

OFSTED report, December 2022


Sheffield Park Academy are seeking to appoint new Exam Invigilators to join our current team. Applicants will need to be flexible around working hours to support during the busy examination periods at the school. In particular, applicants will ideally need to be available for examinations taking place in November/December, January, March and May/June.

Main duties will include:

  • To work with the Data & Exams Manager to ensure the successful operation of the examinations process in school.
  • To be familiar with the guidance for invigilators and instructions provided for conduct of the examination in line with the relevant Examination Board.
  • To supervise the admission of candidates into the examination room and to help them find their allocated seats quietly and efficiently.
  • To distribute question papers, answer booklets and associated materials at the beginning of the examination and to collect them at the end.
  • To supervise candidates in a quiet and unobtrusive manner to ensure that the regulations on conduct, communication etc. are strictly observed.
  • To provide candidates with additional paper and/or equipment as necessary and in accordance with examination board regulations.

The academy has over 1,200 pupils and is situated in purpose-built £30million premises, benefiting from excellent, state-of-the-art facilities. We have a vibrant, multicultural community with over 70 languages spoken across the Academy. We are part of the United Learning Trust, the largest and one of the  most successful academy trusts in the country who offer unrivalled CPD and opportunities for nationwide networking and development opportunities.  

We are looking for ambitious individuals who wish to have a significant and rapid impact upon students’ life chances and who wish to progress rapidly within their career within the United Learning Family.

The city of Sheffield itself is a vibrant place to live and work with two universities and a range of entertainment opportunities alongside the access to the Beautiful Peak District within 20 minutes.

Quality of life is routinely ranked very highly, and it is one of the greenest cities in Europe.

We are looking for someone who:

  • To be a team player.
  • To be resilient in following the academy behaviour policy.
  • A fundamental belief in the power of education, to enable pupils to achieve anything they set their minds to.

We will offer you:

  • Excellent facilities and resources.
  • A chance to become part the largest groups of academies in the country.
  • Caring, dedicated and friendly students.
  • Colleagues who are supportive, friendly and who are committed to each other’s professional development.
  • Excellent employee benefits which include an excellent pension scheme.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details.

To apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button at the top of the advert on our website using the following link to our vacancies page: Sheffield Park Academy Vacancies and complete our online application form.  

Please note that CVs are not accepted.  

The closing date for this post is midnight 01 May 2024, this advert is rolling recruitment, and will be reviewed every 3 weeks for applications.  

If you would like to discuss this exciting opportunity, please contact

United Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an Enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.  All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. We welcome applications from everyone.  Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.


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