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Assistant Examinations Supervisor

Start Date: September 2024

Applications Close: Monday 3rd June, 12 noon

Interviews to be held: Week commencing 17th June

Annual Salary £8,245.00

Founded in 1802 and set in a beautiful Yorkshire valley, Ampleforth College is the world’s foremost Catholic boarding school, welcoming girls and boys of all faiths aged 11-18. Each student’s unique talents are recognised and nurtured within a welcoming community rooted in Benedictine values.

An Assistant Examinations Supervisors is required to join our team to assist in the organisation and running of public and internal examinations. The role is key in maintaining the security and integrity of the examination system while ensuring all candidates have an equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities. It will involve administrative tasks ahead of each examination series and during examination sessions responsibility for the organisation of rooms, instructing invigilators and distributing/dispatching question papers. The role may also include invigilating and facilitating access arrangements such as reading or scribing for a student.

The ideal candidate will be confident, calm under pressure, flexible and provide a reassuring presence to students. Experience of working in a school environment and examinations is preferred but not essential as full training will be given.

Hours will be extensive when exams are taking place (January, April, May and June). You will work 13 hours per week for 28 weeks of the year and 20 hours a week for 10 weeks of the year, covering May and June.

In return, we have a great benefits package to offer, which includes:

  • Annual closed periods between Christmas and New Year
  • Free meal during working hours
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme with Legal and General (Employer contribution matched up to a maximum of 8%)
  • Death in Service Gratuity
  • A generous Bounty scheme for referral of new staff
  • Discounted on-site Gym membership
  • Free car parking on site
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • 10% off at the Abbey Shop and Tearooms

If you wish to apply for this role, then please download and complete the attached application form and return it to

Alternatively, if you would like to find out more about the position, then please contact Lynn Riley-Fox on  or the HR Department on

St Laurence Education Trust and Ampleforth College are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. They expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices and procedures reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks.

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