Ranelagh School

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Exam Invigilator

Required for April 2024, Ranelagh School is looking to appoint a number of professional and self-motivated people to apply for the post of exams invigilator, to join our established team.  The requirements of this role are to ensure the fair and proper conduct of examinations in an environment that enables students to perform at their best and to support the Examinations Managers with the day-to-day operation of examination venues.

Duties include supervising students taking mock and external exams, preparing the exam rooms and distributing, collecting and organising exam papers.  Successful applications will be an integral part of the team in running exams according to JCQ rules and regulations.

Applicants should be punctual, reliable and have good attention to detail.  Applicants will need to look forward to working with young people, be good listeners and communicate well with colleagues.

Exams run Monday to Friday in both morning and afternoon sessions.  Successful applicants should be available for a whole session but days and times are arranged flexibly depending on availability.  There will be appropriate training for successful candidates and invigilators will be required to attend regular refresher sessions.

Ranelagh is an 11-18 coeducational, Anglican Academy (converter) which is oversubscribed and has an excellent reputation for academic achievement and positive school ethos.  The school has had four ‘outstanding’ OFSTED reports, with Grade 1 across all areas, but we are not complacent and as such the provision for professional learning and development is something of which we are all very proud.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed in the school must be aware that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be undertaken.

If you are interested in learning more about the position, please contact the Headteacher via, the School Office on 01344 421233 or by email, at vacancies@ranelagh.bonitas.org.uk    Details of the post are also available on the school website. 

 Applications will be considered on receipt.

Pay Scale

£13.93 per hour on a flexible, variable hours basis


Ranelagh School
Ranelagh Drive
RG12 9DA

Supporting documents

Deadline and how to apply

Applications will be considered on receipt.

Safer Recruitment Statement

Only applications received on Ranelagh School application forms will be considered. No agencies please. 

Please be aware that you will be employed by Ranelagh school and not Bracknell Forest Council


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment. This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.  If you are successful in being shortlisted for this position, you will be required to complete a self-declaration form, when you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate. To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/jobs/policies-relating-job-applications/applications-work-those-risk

The Bracknell Forest Safeguarding Board (BFSB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and adults in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the BFSB at  https://bracknellforestsafeguarding.org.uk/

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration. We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.


We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification. To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.

Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.


On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one must be from your current employer, completed by a suitable person with appropriate authority.  If you have previously worked with children at least one must be from this employer.  References will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.


Any candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.