Exams Venue Staff - Abuja AA20148267
Region
Sub Saharan Africa
Country
Nigeria
Location
Abuja
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Exams
Pay Band
Contractor
Vacancy Description
Part-time/Temporary work to invigilate exams and support Exams Service officers as required
 
Details

The British Council is currently looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join us in various locations as Exams Venue Staff.  

PURPOSE OF JOB:
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.

 

MAIN OPPORTUNITIES / CHALLENGES FOR THIS ROLE:

  • Deliver exams in a highly regulated environment to a high quality of delivery and customer service.
  • Experienced staff can grow into supervisory roles
  • Successful candidate is expected to have access to and use his/her own internet and email for communication with British Council.

 

OTHER IMPORTANT FEATURES OR REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:

  • Some invigilators may be required to travel, including overnight stays. The majority will not have this requirement. During the recruitment process you will be asked to indicate your willingness to travel.
  • You are required to be very vigilant when observing candidates; to watch and hear what is going on in the exams room.
  • Although there may not be a prescribed uniform for your role, while carrying out your duties, you must always be dressed in line with the cultural expectations of the country you are working in and your position in accordance with your role as representing the British Council.  However, it is recommended that you wear soft comfortable shoes.  Noisy shoes and distracting jewelry are not permitted.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • before applying, you need to have a valid identity card (international passport, National ID or Permanent Voters Card) 
  • you need to be able to supply details of three referees: once shortlisted, your referees will be contacted for references
  • you will be required to bring the original copy of your ID and credentials for sighting 
  • have a functional Nigerian bank account in your name

Please view role profile attached for more information

Role Profile - Exams Venue Staff.doc
British Council Behaviours.pdf
Core Skills.doc
 

If you are interested and feel that you have the relevant skills, knowledge and experience, then we would really like to hear from you.

Please apply by 15 April 2018 (23:59 UK TIME)


Note that you should only fill out the application after thoroughly reading through the ROLE PROFILE & GUIDANCE NOTES. There’s some important information you don’t want to miss. 

About us:

 

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.  We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

 

We work in over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society.  Each year we reach over 20 million people face to face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications.

 

Our Equality Commitment:

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

 

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks.