To 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.


Closing date Friday 22 July 2016

Role overview

 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 required.

 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.

How to apply

 To apply for the available vacancies you need to: 

1. Download and familiarize yourself with the Invigilator role profile at the bottom of this page 

2. Download and complete the application form at the bottom of this page . Please write the job title in the subject line. 

3. Please read the child protection policy agreement at the bottom of this page , download, sign and forward with the application. Applications without an accompanying signed child protection policy agreement will not be considered. 

Application deadline 

Applications may be submitted by email to on or before 22nd July, 2016. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered. 

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