Exam Reader and Scribe

Tradewind Recruitment
Up to £10,000
18 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Tradewind are recruiting to increase their pool of Readers and Scribes. Are you looking for some seasonal, part-time or full-time work, during the months of February, May and June, working in a secondary school in Manchester?

Tradewind Recruitment are looking for Readers and Scribes to support GCSE students through their exams, for a secondary school located in Manchester. The role will involve working on a 1 to 1 basis with students, providing reading assistance or writing on behalf of the students, whilst ensuring that they follow the rules set out by the Joint Council for Qualifications. All training will be provided, free of charge, by Tradewind, and although prior examination experience is desirable, it is not compulsory.

To join us and be successful in this Readers and Scribes role, you will need to:
*Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Provide a CV that must cover the last 10 years of employment/education history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK

We are recruiting on behalf of a large and wholly inclusive academy, which caters for students from 11 -16 years old. The school has recently become part of a wider academy trust, working with three secondary schools in the local area. They pride themselves on an induction programme leading to excellent professional development opportunities and are fully committed to the progress of their staff, as well as their students.

This secondary academy is looking for Readers and Scribes who can provide support during GCSE exams and mock GCSE exams during the months of February, May and June. They require a candidate that can commit to our online 1-hour training programme and then be available for periodic work to support in the exams. You will need to be able to follow direction well as you will be given specific tasks to complete by the school's exams officer.

Readers and Scribes need to be vigilant and ensure that:
-The correct exam procedures are followed
-Students are fully supported with reading the exam
-They are patient and listen to the student's dictation carefully, whilst scribing for them
-Students are not talking or conferring
-Students are not cheating
-Students have enough paper and stationery
-They assist students if they need to leave the exam due to illness
-They are responsible in starting and finishing the exams
-They collect and distribute the exam papers correctly

The school is based in Gorton, Manchester, and it is accessible by car or public transport. The school provides ample free parking.
By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:
*Top rates of pay
*FREE Exam Invigilation Training
*Our care of training and development - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 35 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*An easy and accessible Online Portal for your timesheets and to log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Reader and Scribe in Manchester, or for more information about the role, contact Scott Mason on or via email

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your education career.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind, you will have access to 35 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

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