Examinations Administrator, Wimbledon Common, London

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

King's College SchoolWimbledon Common, London

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Annual salary £19,000 - £19,400
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint a part-time Examinations Administrator (mornings only). The role works on an annualised hours basis and flexibility with working hours is an essential requirement of this role, as during busy exam/mock exam periods (primarily in January and May/June) there will be a requirement to work from 8.00am to 4.00pm across approximately 50 working days. This will be compensated by shorter working hours during less busy periods. Standard working hours are based around 20 hours per week, 8.00am to 12.00pm Monday to Friday during term time, variable hours outside term-time.

The position is responsible to:

  • The head of Examinations for all aspects of GCE, GCSE and other centre related examinations and office administration
  • The head of International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma for all aspects of IB related examination matters 
  • The head of A level for all aspects of A level related examination matters


Person Specification:

  • Must be numerate, and used to working with spreadsheets and carrying out data entry
  • Excellent knowledge and facility with MS Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of working with databases would be useful
  • Must pay great attention to detail and be meticulous and well-organised
  • Effective verbal and written communication required with academic and support staff, pupils, parents and awarding organisations
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Previous experience of working in an academic environment or an examinations office would be an advantage
  • Must be able to work with confidential information and act with probity when processing financial payments and secure exam materials


Terms & Conditions:

  • 20 days’ annual holiday plus statutory English public holidays (pro rata)
  • Free lunch in the dining hall during term-time
  • Programme of health benefits
  • Contributory pension scheme after 3 months’ service
  • Discounted membership of the King’s Sports Club


Further details can be found at: www.kcs.org.uk 

Closing date: noon on 20th June 2018

Interview dates: 25th and 26th June 2018

Please note, this position is not open to parents of pupils currently attending the school.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Southside, Wimbledon Common, London, SW19 4TT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8255 5300
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King’s College School is an independent day school for boys aged 7 -18 and girls aged 16 -18. There are over 160 staff in the two common rooms and 130 non-teaching staff. Founded in 1829 by Royal Charter, King’s is a school of over 1300 pupils locate...