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The Priory Federation of Academies Trust is seeking to appoint a number of Examinations Invigilators for immediate start to work at The Priory Ruskin Academy. This is a permanent position on a claims basis contract.

No experience is necessary, as full training will be given however successful applicants must be flexible in their availability to working hours, especially for our key summer dates. The successful candidates will desirably have Grade A-C in Maths and English GCSE or equivalent and have worked in a customer- focused environment.

Duties include:

  • Assisting candidates prior to the start of examinations by directing them to their seats and advising them about possessions permitted in examination venues.
  • Ensuring that candidates do not talk once inside examination venues.
  • Invigilating during examinations, dealing with queries raised by candidates and dealing with examination irregularities in accordance with strict procedures.
  • Checking attendance during examinations.
  • Recording details of late arrivals.
  • Escorting candidates from venues during the examinations as required, and supervising candidates whilst outside examination venues.
  • Collecting and collating scripts at the end of the examination in accordance with strict procedures.
  • To attend and participate in the invigilators annual training day to update knowledge on regulations and procedures.

The Priory Federation of Academies Trust is an established and supportive MAT.  Our scale allows both flexibility and creativity in terms of career development, with permanent and secondment opportunities across our academies allowing exciting career pathways.  We are determined in our mission to improve the life chances of our students, and we are equally committed to the wellbeing and development of our staff. All our support staff benefit from annual appraisals, access to CPD opportunities, our Trust Employee Benefits Programme and excellent support from our HR team.

For more information, please contact Cathy Ruston, Federation Examinations Manager on 01522 871 390 or emailing

The job description and person specification can be found in the documents located below.  

Please complete our online application form under Vacancies at Support Staff Application.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

For expressions of interest, from colleagues within the Trust, please complete the internal application form on the Trust website at The Priory Federation of Academies Trust - Internal Application Form (

Closing date for applications: Ongoing until required number have been recruited

The Priory Federation of Academies Trust strictly adheres to UK-GDPR regulations. In order to complete your application for this position you will be required to read and agree to the terms of our privacy statement. This will be available for you to read when you commence your application.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.