Invigilator Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Invigilator

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and detail-oriented Invigilator to oversee and monitor exams and assessments. The Invigilator will ensure that all exam procedures are followed and that the exam environment is secure and fair for all candidates.


  • Set up exam rooms and ensure that all necessary materials are available
  • Check the identity of candidates and ensure that they are eligible to take the exam
  • Explain exam procedures and rules to candidates
  • Monitor candidates during the exam to ensure that they do not cheat or engage in any other misconduct
  • Answer any questions that candidates may have during the exam
  • Collect and organize exam papers and materials after the exam
  • Report any incidents or irregularities to the appropriate authority


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle stressful situations
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow procedures
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and integrity
  • Previous experience as an invigilator or in a similar role is preferred

Working Conditions:

  • The Invigilator will work in an exam room or hall
  • The job may require standing or sitting for long periods of time
  • The job may require working on weekends or evenings
  • The job may require travel to different locations

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process: To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to [insert contact information].

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Invigilator

What is the best way to find and hire a Invigilator near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Invigilator applicants. Employers posting their Invigilator job on Indeed get about 17 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Invigilator applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Invigilator are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 13 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 16 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Invigilator positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Invigilator role?
SMS has 88% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Invigilator job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Invigilators are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 179% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Invigilator applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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