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Joseph Leckie Academy

  • Leadership, Empathy, Community, Kindness, Integrity & Environment



Salary: £10.50 per hour – Casual basis

£11.50 per hour for Lead Exam Invigilator role subject to experience

The Academy is looking to appoint additional examination invigilators for the forthcoming Spring and Summer examinations. This is on a casual, part-time basis, subject to the requirements of the internal mocks and public examination series run at various times throughout the academic year. Candidates do not need to be available for all examination series dates, but a flexible approach and the ability to offer a number of days throughout the examination periods would be advantageous.

We are looking for enthusiastic and proactive people who can work with a team of staff in order to maximise and promote the highest standards within the Academy. Organisational and motivational skills are essential to this post. Applicants must also be vigilant, reliable, personable and have the ability to remain calm under pressure.

The post holders' responsibilities include invigilating for both internal mock examinations on a rota basis. This includes supporting the Examinations Officer, Senior staff and teachers to ensure the examinations are well -organised, and run in an efficient manner. These need to be administered in line with internal and external examination regulations whilst ensuring this is done in a personable and caring manner so as to encourage and support students during this stressful time for them.

Joseph Leckie Academy is a vibrant, exciting and innovative mixed 11-18 Converter Academy with an overall progress score of +0.46 (2019) and +0.35 (2022).  With our excellent results and being graded as “Good” across all areas by Ofsted (October 2021) and our continual desire and drive to continue moving forward, this is an exciting time for you to join our team. The Academy has remained as one of the top non-selective secondary school for progress in Walsall based on validated results and is one of the highest performing schools in the region for student progress.

We pride ourselves on our high expectations of all learners. This creates a calm learning environment where teachers can teach and students can learn as was clearly supported by the feedback from Ofsted. We offer a highly supportive environment and are committed to ensuring outstanding teaching, behaviour, progress and achievement. Staff are proud to work in our Academy.

Ofsted commented that: “Pupils are proud of their school. Their attendance and punctuality are good. Pupils are safe. The school is calm and purposeful, and disruption to learning is rare. Few pupils underachieve and most flourish. Pupils of all abilities are enthusiastic learners who enjoy their learning.”

This is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding candidate to join our dynamic team at the forefront of change and to make a real difference to our drive to continue to raise standards across the Academy.   If you believe that you have the skills and abilities to take on this role, we would love to hear from you.

The main aim of the role is to support students to achieve their full potential by providing support to the examination team.  

Experience of working with secondary age students would be an advantage. The successful candidate may be asked to work with students across different Key Stage examinations and in different venues across the Academy, sometimes as a team in a large hall and sometimes independently in a smaller venue.

We can offer you: -

  • Friendly and supportive staff across the Academy
  • Excellent support and professional development opportunities in relation to the role or further opportunities to lead into other roles within the Academy
  • A well-established, experienced and dedicated team
  • A high focus on staff well-being with staff social events, staff swimming, well-being counsellor, well-being co-ordinator for staff, which is available to full and part-time staff
  • An Academy at the forefront of change with high standards and an ambitious desire to better the lives of our students and wider community

You will have:

  • Practical skills, knowledge and expertise as outlined in the Job description
  • A passion for working with students to help them be successful in their academic development
  • The ability to motivate and inspire students
  • Confidence in dealing with students across different age ranges particularly Key Stage 3, 4 and 5
  • A professional approach
  • High expectations of self and students
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Outstanding inter-personal and communication skills with students, colleagues and parents (as needed)
  • A clear understanding of the importance of Safeguarding and GDPR.

Further details and an application form can be obtained by emailing or by visiting our website:

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Joseph Leckie Academy is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students and candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.