Now closed: Online Invigilators for EPA

Job: Online Invigilator
Hours: ad hoc, see description
Type: part time, freelance (self-employed)
Location: remote, home working

The role:

1st for EPA is recruiting for online test invigilators. The role will involve invigilating tests taken remotely, using online software. Learners will take a multiple-choice test online and the invigilator will be responsible for giving an introduction (from a script), checking the learner’s ID and then invigilating the duration of the test.

Tests will be scheduled in advance and will always be within office hours (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) so we are seeking candidates who can work flexibly.

Invigilators will be expected to provide any necessary support during the test and to report any suspicions of malpractice or cheating.

No subject expertise is necessary but a working knowledge of basic IT systems/internet connectivity is needed to be able to assist with any problems.

Maintaining confidentiality is essential.

Person requirements:

  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Proactive and highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Good communicator
  • Reliable
  • Professional
  • Friendly
  • Knowledge of IT systems and basic understanding of how they work
  • Invigilation experience is an advantage

Invigilators will be self-employed and will be required to invoice 1st for EPA monthly.

Invigilators must have a quiet place to work (such as from home), a strong internet connection and a computer with webcam and microphone.

Rates of pay:

Invigilating a 1-hour test with introduction (total time up to 1.25 hours): £18
Invigilating a 1.5-hour test with introduction (total time up to 1.75 hours): £28
Invigilating Virtual Simulation Assessments – 2 consecutive days, 7 hours per day: £224

1st for EPA will provide training. To apply, please send a CV and include details of your availability (e.g. number of hours per week/month).

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