No Experience Diploma Jobs – Exams Invigilator at British Council

Job Title:   Exams Invigilator
Organisation: British
Duty Station: Kampala,
About BC:
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for
educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international
opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust
between them worldwide. British Council Uganda is based in Kampala and offers a
full range of programmes including examinations, project management on behalf
of other donors, and its own grant funded projects. British Council has
operated in Uganda since 1952 and its aim is to build cultural and educational
relations between Uganda and the UK.  
Job Summary: The British
Council Exams Invigilator will ensure that any test administered by the British
Council runs smoothly on the test day/s and that all assigned test day duties
and standards are met. The incumbent will be accountable for maintaining the
integrity and reputation of the British Council and the various examination
boards by ensuring that tests are delivered to prescribed standards for
customer service, security and administration. You will also be accountable for
promoting a positive image of the British Council by providing a high standard
of customer care on the test day.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The jobholder will report promptly to test venue
at agreed time. In case of any delays or if unable to get to the test venue,
inform the appropriate test day or British Council Examinations Services staff
in a timely manner.
Follow all relevant standards & procedures,
based on training and reference materials provided by the British Council
Examinations Services and the relevant Exam Boards.
Enable good customer flow by giving candidates
clear direction and answering their enquiries.
Ensure that candidates follow the agreed exam
procedures regarding the location and security of their belongings.
Conduct candidate entry, exit, identity checks
and Test Day Photography procedures according to exam requirements.
Ensure special arrangements are provided as
Be familiar with the emergency procedures for
the test day venue.
Invigilate examinations to the standard required
by the British Council Examinations Service and the relevant Exams Boards.
Actively monitor candidates during tests to make
sure that there is no violation of test conditions.
Support the supervisor to ensure that candidates
have a positive and consistent test day experience and a positive image of the
British Council.
Ensure all material is accounted for and handed
over securely to the supervisor.
Complete and maintain accurate records of exam
assignments. Complete all reports, logs and claims accurately as required by
British Council Examinations Services.
Follow all relevant guidelines and policies in
the areas of: Data Protection, Child Protection, Health & Safety, Equal
Opportunities and Diversity, and Anti-Fraud.
Report any incidents, emergencies or breaches of
security to the appropriate test day supervisor.
Work with the test day supervisor to promote and
ensure the wellbeing of candidates at all time. In case of emergencies, follow
correct procedures.
Perform any other duties in line with the role
may be required.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the British Council Exams
Invigilator should possess a related Diploma
A good working knowledge of spoken and written
English (minimum of B1), as well as the local language. Exam instructions are
given in either English or the local language, as defined by the Exam Board.
Venue staff may be required to use only English when communicating with both
candidates and colleagues at exam venues.
Punctual and reliable: Schedules are
fixed in advance and it is essential that invigilators arrive on time to ensure
the exam starts on time.
Keen attention to detail: Procedures
vary for different Exam Boards and types of exams, and these must be followed
with precision for each type of exam.
Customer service and people skills.:
Our exam candidates include a wide range of people from different backgrounds
who may be nervous on the day of their exam and need to be dealt with politely,
confidently, calmly and efficiently. It is essential that our venue staff have
the ability to understand and respond effectively to customer needs and deliver
high quality service.
Basic computing skills: Electronic
equipment and internet-based software is used to prepare and deliver
examinations. It is essential that invigilators be familiar and comfortable
using these tools and use the internet on a regular basis.
You will be expected to provide the following upon being employed:
3 reference letters. One (1) of these can come
from either your current / most recent employer, or from your most recent
academic referee.
Two forms of proof of identification can include
: (LC letter, Employment ID, driving permit, National ID, Voters Card, Passport,
School or institutional ID)
Curriculum Vitae (CV) that includes employment
history which is fully accounted for, with any gaps in employment (e.g. for
travelling) explained.
As an Invigilator, you will be paid hourly based using the following
Ugx 5,000 per hour (Mondays to Saturdays)
Ugx 5,600 per hour (Sundays and Public Holidays)
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join
the British Council in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply
Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements
and if competent, proceed with the online application.
Deadline: 31st October 2016
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