Examinations Officer, Kent

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The Hayesbrook SchoolKent
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Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The Hayesbrook School

The Hayesbrook School is a non-selective boys Academy (with a mixed Sixth Form) that specialises in sports and mathematics.

The wide ability school serves the communities of Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas, with all students supported and challenged to reach their own personal excellence.

The school has 763 students on roll.  Our strengths are strong behaviour, examination success and an emphasis upon learning and teaching.  The Hayesbrook School is also renowned for its success in extra-curricular activities and for its support of other school, both locally and nationally.

Our vision is simple – to ensure that all of our students achieve beyond our expectations and flourish as confident learners with the highest aspirations, ready for the university or careers of their choice and also ready for the world in which they will work and live.

For more information visit www.hayesbrook.kent.sch.uk

Examinations Officer

The Hayesbrook School wish to appoint an Examinations Officer for the new academic year.  The successful candidate will ensure accurate administration of all examination entries, the management of examinations, deployment and training of invigilators, and production of examination results in varying formats as befits our key stakeholders.

Applicants will need to be confident and enthusiastic about working in a school environment, will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills and will be proficient in IT and MS Office software with a strong commitment to school improvement.

This position will commence from September/October 2017 and is 37 hours per week, term time only, plus 2 inset days, plus 8 days to be worked during school closure periods.  The post holder will be required to work during the two results weeks during August, and flexibility will be required to work outside of the usual working pattern, during the examination season.   The salary for this position is Kent Scheme 7, £18,562 - £21,119 per annum (full time equivalent £21,509 - £24,472)

You will use your application to demonstrate your skills and experience in relation to the advertised position.  Further details can be found in the job description at http://www.brooklearningtrust.org.uk/page/?title=Recruitment&pid=10&job=72.

In return you will benefit from an excellent benefits package including

  • competitive and fair salary allocation
  • generous holiday entitlement
  • favourable pension scheme
  • childcare voucher scheme
  • contractual sick and maternity pay
  • family friendly policies
  • emphasis on continued professional development through appraisal and access to training schemes
  • further career opportunities via access to internal Trust vacancies

Brook learning Trust

The Brook Learning Trust is proud to have The Hayesbrook School as part of our family of academies.  As a Trust, we bring together our unique academies in our belief in the power of education to change lives and communities.

It is would steadfast purpose to challenge and defy the barriers that constrain the education progress of any child.  We set high aims for aspiration and secure collective responsibility for all our children’s achievements.  Our work is underpinned by the values of Integrity, Respect, Courage, Optimism, Excellence and Accountability.

A strong focus on teaching and learning as well as high standards and expectations has led the Brook Learning Trust to become one of the highest performing multi-academy trust in the country.  Last year, children in our academies made better progress – learning and growing with us – than they would have done in other schools or academies nationally.  The Brook Learning Trust, working with The Hayesbrook School, brings energy, passion and expertise to the education of our children.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment.  All post are subject to vetting checks including an Enhanced DBS check and references.  An overseas police check will be required by candidates who have worked or resided outside of the UK, in the last 10 years.

Application information

Applications should be completed using a Brook Learning Trust application form, with candidates demonstrating their ability to meet the key responsibilities, qualifications and skills contained within the job description. 

Completed applications should be sent to careers@brooklearningtrust.org.uk .  Applications will be considered upon receipt and we reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy should sufficient response be received.  Please note the during the summer break, response to applications may be a little slower, we apologise in advance for any delay and will respond to your application and/or queries as soon as possible.

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