Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Oxford


Variable Hours

We are looking for reliable staff to add to our pool of invigilators for the University's examinations. This role is vital to ensuring smooth running examinations and enabling our students to perform their best in every examination.

Invigilators will undertake the following tasks:

- Setting out the examination papers and supporting documents/materials in the examination room
- Assisting students entering the examination room
- Ensuring correct procedures and regulations are followed by students during the examination
- Collecting the examination papers and supporting documents/materials at the end of the

The main examination sessions this year are:

Semester One:Friday 13th - Thursday 19th December (including Saturday 14th) 2019
Semester One (Resit):Saturday 4th - Thursday 9th April 2020
Semester Two:Tuesday 5th May - Saturday 16th May (including Saturday 9th) 2020
Semester Two (Resit):Saturday 27th June - Saturday 4th July 2020

There are additional exams at other times in the year. Exams take place from Monday to Saturday.

The majority of exams start at 10.00am and 14.00pm.

They will last between one and three hours. You are able to nominate which exam dates and times you are available to work for, so it can fit in with other work or responsibilities you have.

Invigilators will be required to attend an invigilator training session before their first session. Invigilators are required to arrive 1 ½ hours before the exam and are likely to finish up to one hour after the exam ends. They are able to claim an hourly rate for the whole time they are working.

Exams take place at The King's Centre (Osney Mead) and at Headington Campus. Limited exams may occasionally take place at our other campuses.

Closing Date: 29 September 2019.

References will be requested and successful candidates will be contacted in September and October for interviews in October and November 2019.

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