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  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: £51 per session for a 2¼ hr exam, £63 per session for a 3¼ hr exam (equivalent to £12 per hour); ad hoc exam sessions paid at £12 per hour
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Nov 6, 2017
  • Application Deadline: Nov 19, 2017

Job Description/Responsibility

  • This is an exciting time for GSM London. Founded in 1973 and formerly known as the Greenwich School of Management, we are one of the UK’s largest independent for-profit HE providers and one of a few private providers to have passed QAA Education Review. With three sites in London and over 6,000 students, we are committed to widening access to enabling social mobility through our focus on strengths based learning and our student outcomes, including their employability. Working closely with our validating partner, Plymouth University, who are supportive of our ambitious growth plans, we are building organisational capability to take us forward as we seek to attain degree awarding powers and university status.
  • GSM London is seeking a committed professional to supervise examinations and a small team of invigilators. The role will report directly to the Examination and Assessment Manager Examination sessions run in January, May and August to September yearly. The dates the 2017-18 academic year are:  8-26 January, 30 April-18 May and 28 August-14 September. There will be ad hoc examinations running outside these dates.
  • The key purposes of this role is to maintain the integrity of College examinations, ensuring that these are conducted in compliance with GSM London’s examinations related regulations and policy, and instructions issued by members of the Examination and Assessment Team.
  • To be successful you will need to have experience of examination invigilation in an education environment, and demonstrate an understanding of the examination processes. You will have the ability to work without supervision and to work effectively and supportively in a team. You will need to understand and maintain confidentiality at all times, be able to give clear and accurate instructions, and have a flexible approach to work, that may often be under the pressure of tight deadlines.  A willingness to undertake training is essential, as is the ability to commit to undertaking work during the examination sessions.

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To express your interest in this position view the Job description below and submit your CV and Covering Letter via email to quoting your name followed by Senior Examination Invigilator in the subject line.
GSM London are committed to promoting equal opportunities to people regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, race, sexuality or disability. We operate as an employment agency and employment business. Please note, you must have the Right to Work in the UK (without Employer sponsorship) to be considered for this role.

About the Company

Company Name: GSM London

Company Profile: Founded in 1974 by two brothers, one an entrepreneur, the other the Dean of the Faculty of Management and Policy Sciences at Aston University, the history of the College is one of educational innovation and entrepreneurship. An important part of the mission of the College has been to play an active role in the development of independent higher education. One way we do this is through building our relationships and actively contributing as members of bodies from across the sector, including GuildHE, HEFCE Strategic Advisory Committees, and the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education. As an organisation dedicated to the regeneration of its communities through progressive and innovative higher education, we remain a dynamic contributor to the London and national higher education landscape, as we have been for over 40 years.

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