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Examinations Officer / Invigilator CV Template + Tips and Download

author Sobhan Mohmand, Career Expert         date 15 Jan 2021

Tip: Use the Examinations Officer CV Template below as an example to help you write your own personal and fully-tailored CV.

Ali Mahmud

56 Earls Avenue
PA29 6LP
Mob: 073 3242 2314      Email: [email protected]

Personal Profile Statement

I am a very enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated Examinations Officer with over two years of experience in organising and supporting examination processes. I can adapt to any working environment, and I thrive working under tight deadlines. Currently, I seek a position where I can utilise and further develop my skills and abilities.


2009 – 2012Administration and Management BA (Hons)BCUClassification: [2:1]

Relevant Modules:

  • Introduction to Business and Management
  • Comparative Public Administration
  • Project Management Principles
  • Supervising Admin Staff

2010 – 2010
Results: (Pass)
Customer Service Principles Level 2Leeds Training Centre

Work experience

Feb 2013 – PresentExaminations Officer         University of Kent

Main duties performed:

  • Liaising with the academic staff to organise examinations
  • Primarily responsible for smooth running of exams
  • Ensuring all rules and regulations are adhered to in the JCQ guidelines
  • Making announcement to the students at the start and end of the examination
  • Meeting all examination deadlines (e.g. booking rooms on time, organising external examination visits, ensuring all materials are in place, etc.)
  • Ensuring students are always supervised and escorted when leaving the classroom (e.g. to use the bathroom) during the examination process
  • Producing a timetable for internal and external exams to include dates, times, location, the number of students and examiners.
  • Keeping track of time
  • Arranging appointments with external examiners on examination days
  • Responsible for the storage, collection and dispatching of examination papers in a timely manner
  • Handing out and collecting test papers and answer books
  • Answering candidates’ queries under strict exam conditions

Sept 2012 – Feb 2013Exam Invigilator         BC College

Main duties performed:

  • To organise and set up exam room (e.g. laying out tables, etc.)
  • Making sure the classroom is tidy for exams and cleaning up afterwards
  • Catering for the needs and requirements of special needs students and those students with learning difficulties or special circumstances
  • Ensuring the student registration data is accurate and up to date
  • Ensuring the relevant staff have up to date invigilation training
  • Ensuring that all exam materials delivered to BC College are stored in safe and secure location in line with the JCQ requirements

Jul 2012 – Sept 2012Assistant Exams Officer         Kent Sixth Form

Main duties performed:

  • Assisting the Exam Invigilator with examination-related tasks and duties as and when appropriate
  • General admin duties such as dealing with the post, emailing and clerical work
  • Handing out exam papers, workbooks and calculators to students
  • Booking rooms
  • Watching over young learners undertaking their examinations
  • To cover reception duties as required


  • BTEC Apprenticeships: Learner Administration for Centre Coordinators
  • Level 2 ECDL (Computing)
  • First Aid at Work


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organisation and time management skills
  • The ability to eloquently and professionally speak to a large group of people
  • IT Skills (Microsoft Office and Typing Speed 65wpm)
  • Full Clean UK Driving License

Hobbies and interests

My greatest hobby in life is to be able to spend quality time with my family and friends. I also enjoy reading non-fiction books, cycling down the canals and going on road-trips.


Mr Jamie Chandler
Examinations Manager, The University of Kent
Address: 31 East Street, Flight, NG31 6LT
Tel: 0223 341 2224
Email: [email protected]
Mr Andrew Fraser
Vice-principal, BC College
Address: 89 Guild Street, London, N9 3ZH
Tel: 0223 744 2238
Email: [email protected]

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Top CV Tips and Guidelines

  • Understanding the scope of your job is an initial step to be able to write an excellent CV for it. This job requires one to take care of and handle all matters relating to examinations including ensuring high standards, administrative duties and analysis and presentation of results. Ensure that you have covered these areas on your CV with examples of your past work experience. Click here to find out more about an Examinations Officer’s responsibilities.
  • Being able to communicate and liaise with a wide range of individuals including (young) students, staff and external stakeholders is an essential requirement that you would want to mention on your CV. State some of the occasions on which you have dealt with people from different levels of seniority with success.
  • Every Examinations Officer or Exam Invigilator will require the following skills to have in order to do their jobs to a high standard: punctual, disciplined, excellent attention to detail, having outstanding organisational and communications skills and being able to work under pressure. Why not mention some of these on your CV (provided that you indeed possess them)?

Good Luck!

Written by Sobhan Mohmand
Sobhan is a qualified Careers Advisor and Professional CV Writer with over 10 years of experience in helping job seekers get a job. He is a Member of the Careers Development Institute (CDI) and is listed on the official UK Register of Career Development Professionals. He holds a Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (QCF).


    £20.000 – £30.000
    Degree or Relevant Work Experience
    37+ hours per week


  • Communication Skills
    Ability to communicate effectively with both students and staff members
  • Organisational Skills
    Excellent organisation skills to balance a heavy workload
  • Observation Skills
    Observing students during their examinations
  • Time Management
    Allocating one’s own time in a systematic manner to complete work efficiently
  • Public Speaking
    Ability to speak in front of a large audience in a clear and audible fashion
  • Planning
    Ability to use systems to organise and keep track of information

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