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Invigilator and Test Operations Assistant

Carpenter's Assistants
Contract Part Time
11 days ago

RMIT Training is a company owned by RMIT University, providing a range of education solutions to students, academics, and professional in Melbourne and overseas.

We offer challenging and rewarding career opportunities that enable personal and professional growth.


About the Team

The Language Testing team runs a few different tests: Paper-based IELTS, computer-based IELTS, and PTE-Academic. These tests are run throughout the week from Monday to Saturday. Each paper-based IELTS test has an average of up to 300 test taker . There is a maximum 24 test takers per session in the computer-based IELTS test, as well as a maximum of 15 candidates in the PTE-Academic test.

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System. It’s the world’s most popular English language test for tertiary education, work and migration purposes. International students wanting to study at an Australian university are required to pass the IELTS test to show their English language abilities. The test can also be taken for work purposes or applying for residency. In a global partnership of language experts, IDP: IELTS Australia, the British Council and Cambridge English Language Assessment co-created IELTS.

PTE Academic is the world’s leading computer-based test of English for study abroad and immigration. PTE Academic is the English test trusted by universities, colleges and governments around the world. You can use the PTE test to prove your English ability for university and college admissions or as part of a visa application.

The Language Testing team manages the pre and post test administration, as well as the running of the test during the week. Casual employees to run the tests on Saturdays. On a typical Saturday test day, it consists of 1 session of paper-based IELTS, up to 2 sessions of computer-based IELTS, and up to 3 sessions of PTE-Academic.


About the Role

The Invigilator and Test Operations Assistant is responsible for ensuring the fair and correct delivery of the IELTS and PTE-Academic tests in accordance with IELTS Australia, Pearson, and RMIT English Worldwide policies and procedures. This includes creating a testing environment that enables the test takers to perform at their best.

IELTS, the International English Language Testing System, is designed to assess the English language proficiency of candidates who want to study or work where English is used as the language of communication. This test has two formats – paper based, and computer based.

PTE-Academic, Pearson Test of English – Academic, has the same purpose as IELTS, and is a computer-based test.

From time to time, this role will be required to perform other administrative duties including assisting at the front desk.


About You

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • High order of attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills including experience with clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds and with people whose first language is not English

  • Familiarity and confidence in using technology and the ability to troubleshoot under pressure

  • Team player willing to assist colleagues and can demonstrate initiative

  • Fast learner with a positive attitude

  • Reliability and diligence

  • Current Working with Children Check

  • Prior knowledge and/or experience in IELTS or PTE-A tests is desirable


To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below.




For more information:

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  • Email HR at (Please note, applications will not be accepted via this email. To apply, click Apply).




A relevant tertiary degree and /or extensive project and administrative expertise in a complex tertiary education or similar service environment.


Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.


Bring your whole self to work


We are better for our diversity . When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.


We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognized by a broad spectrum of external organizations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.


To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest for this role.


We are also happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us via your preferred type of communication: email with your request(s).


Applications Close:

10 Oct 2021 11.59 pm


RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla der community.


Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak here .

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $37
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $41
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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