University of Kent

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KMMS-INV-23 - Invigilator

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Invigilator Kent and Medway Medical School Location: Canterbury

Salary: £10.59 per hour Grade: Role Based Post Type: Part Time Contract Type: Release Date: Friday 17 November 2023 Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 28 November 2023 (unless otherwise stated) Reference: KMMS-INV-23

The Kent and Medway Medical School (KMMS) is recruiting invigilators to support the running of all exams and assessments in the School. This includes written exams, practical exams, supporting students with specific requirements and helping support candidate interview days for new students.

The task of the KMMS invigilation team is to ensure that KMMS assessments run as smoothly and efficiently as possible and in accordance with KMMS regulations, policies, and procedures.

Invigilators are engaged on a temporary basis. The rate of pay is £10.59 per hour for an invigilator. Please note, these are not substantive University appointments and invigilators are only required to carry out invigilation shifts at certain points during the academic year. Selected applicants will be required to attend a training session in order to be offered invigilator work. Further information about this training would be communicated with successful applicants.

For full details of the duties involved and the skills and abilities required, please refer to the role description available to download below. Please also download the important information document, as this contains information which will aid you with your application.

Important: Only external applicants (non-student) or Postgraduate Research students may apply. Undergraduate students and Postgraduate Taught students will not be considered.


Applications from current postgraduate research students will only be considered if the KMMS receives a character reference from their tutor/supervisor. This reference must be hand-signed, written on the School's letter-headed paper, and emailed to [email protected] by the closing date.

If you have any questions about the role, the shifts or the application process, please read all attached documents or contact the Curriculum and Assessment Team by email at [email protected].

Further details: Job Description

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Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward.

Applications must be made via the University's online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels.


Job details


KMMS-INV-23 - Invigilator


University of Kent


United Kingdom


November 18, 2023

Application deadline

November 28, 2023

Job type



Law,Medicine,Social Science

About the employer

The University of Kent (formerly referred to as the University of Kent at Canterbury) is a well-known semi-collegiate public research university which is based in Kent in the United Kingdom. It was established in the year 1965 and is recognized as a Beloff's plate glass university. In 1960, sponsors of University of Kent sent University Grants Committee a proposal for creating a University in Canterbury. On the acceptance of the proposal, an Interim Committee was set up in 1962 and the university was named. It was in the year 1965 that the university was granted its Royal Charter. The institution started operating this year with just 500 students and 150 staff members. Princess Marina, the Duchess of Kent, was appointed as the university's first chancellor. Currently, the university has six colleges and its academic structure comprises of 3 academic centres and 18 academic schools. The university has won two Queen's Anniversary Prizes in eleven years for Higher and Further Education.

The university has three campuses in Kent. Located in Parkland, the Canterbury Campus is the main campus that includes six colleges, the Gulbenkian arts centre, the Templeman Library and the Mandela Building. The campus is spread across 300 acres and is well-linked to the city centre as well as London. It offers excellent academic, residential and dining facilities. The Tonbridge campus was established in 1982 as the School of continuing education. Currently, it collaborates with the Kent Innovation and Enterprise and Kent Business School. The Medway Campus is situated near the towns of Chatham and Rochester on the site of a former naval base. The campus is divided into two sites, the Dockyard Chatham and Pembroke. Pembroke houses Drill Hall Library, centres for professional practice and journalism, the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, the Student Hub social space and the Medway branches of the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research and the School of Computing. The Dockyard is home to Centre for Music and Audio Technology and the Medway branch of Kent Business School. The university also has centres in other parts of Europe including Athens, Paris, Brussels and Rome.

The university provides numerous postgraduate and undergraduate a degree programmes in various fields such as architecture, environment, arts, media, English, philosophy, social sciences, history, music, science, pharmacy, finance, sports, medicine, law, journalism, psychology, anthropology and economics. The university has over 20,100 students and more than 2,000 faculty members. 16% of the student population consists of international students. The university has a faculty-student ratio of 1:12. More than 6,700 students and 132 companies were engaged with the nationally-recognized Employability Points scheme of the university in 2015-16. Kent has collaborations with 388 institutions across the world.

The university has 160,000 alumni over 180 countries including many notable personalities. Gavin William James Esler is a popular journalist, author and television presenter. Kazuo Ishiguro is a novelist, short-story writer and screenwriter. Tom Wilkinson is an actor best known for his roles in 'Michael Clayton' and 'In the Bedroom'. Alan Davies is an actor, stand-up comedian and writer famous for his role in Jonathan Creek, the mystery drama series by BBC. David Mitchell is a novelist whose works Cloud Atlas and number9dream were nominated for the Booker Prize. Paul Telfer is an actor renowned for his role of Xander Kiriakis in the Days of Our Lives. Many other successful people are associated with the university

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