Staff Vacancies

Examination Invigilators
Part-Time/ Occasional work
Must be able available for 8.45 am start
Starting in May 2019; work available until 26th June 2019

We are seeking to recruit Invigilators on a part-time and occasional basis.

David Game College is an independent school (student age range 14-22), which also accepts large numbers of external examination candidates with no age restriction. The school was founded in 1974, and was rated as “Outstanding” in all five categories by Ofsted in May 2017.

Experienced invigilators preferred, although we also encourage new invigilators to apply as full training will be given and we have many hours of work available in the in the May/June 2019 session. Please apply even if you are not available 5 days a week – we aim to be flexible without leaving the team short of cover. See the Job Description below for further details.

Initial applications should be made by email to the Examinations department via

Click here to download our Invigilator Application Form

Examination Invigilators Job Description

Hours: Variable between 8.45 am and 5.30 pm.

Pay: £10.00 per hour

The invigilation team is required to work on an ad hoc basis throughout the year – predominantly November, January and May / June with some additional days throughout the year.

It is essential that you are able to commit to working in May and June, ideally but not necessarily on a daily basis. Invigilators are expected to commit to being available for at least 90% of each exam season.

The ideal candidates would have the following skills

• Calm under pressure,

• Flexible

• Good communication skills,

• Able to work as part of a team

• Punctuality and attention to detail

• Reasonable level of literacy and numeracy

• Computer literate

Duties: (not an exhaustive list)

• Understanding awarding body regulations (training will be given)

• Preparing exam rooms

• Active invigilating to ensure security of assessment and compliance with JCQ (Joint 

  Council for Qualifications) regulations, for both written and onscreen examinations

• Preparing papers for despatch

• Restoring rooms to pre exam state

• Working as part of a team to ensure the smooth running of all public examinations


 English Teacher

David Game College is looking for an enthusiastic and capable English teacher to join our team from September 2019.

About David Game College

David Game College is an independent sixth form college, founded in 1974. Over the last 40 years, thousands of students have benefited from our intensive tuition, securing places at top UK universities and realising their ambitions.  This is what David Game is all about – providing the right climate and environment for students to make choices that put them on the pathway to security and success.  We combine traditional values with a modern approach to ensure that all courses are delivered and taught in the most efficient and effective way for examination success.  Class sizes are small so that the David Game tradition of tutorial-style teaching can be used to make hugely positive impact on learning.  In 2017, OFSTED rated David Game as “Outstanding”. 

Scope and responsibilities of the role

Teaching English GCSE in line with College policies and guidelines; knowledge of recent developments at GCSE and A level is highly desirable. 

Applicant will need to be an enthusiastic and committed teacher who is aware of and sympathetic to the needs of 14 -19 year olds.

You should possess a good first degree in English; a PGCE or equivalent qualification is preferred.

This is a part time position with the possibility of becoming full time.  The role includes teaching and administrative duties typical of any independent tutorial college.   Timetabling is flexible at the start of the year so this is an ideal job if you have other commitments to fit around this work.

David Game College is an equal opportunities employer, values diversity and is committed to the Equalities Act.  David Game College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and requires all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake the appropriate checks as well as providing proof of your right to work in the UK.

Click here to view the full job description

Click here to download the Teacher application form

To Apply:  Please download and complete an application form from the website and send it along with a CV and covering letter to Rachel Sherman:

Closing date for applications:  Friday 31st May 2019 at noon

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