We are seeking to appoint an Examinations Officer to oversee all aspects of internal and external examinations management within the school. The post holder will have excellent administrative skills and computer literacy and be highly efficient and organised. They will be articulate and able to deal sensitively with a variety of situations with staff, exam invigilators, students, parents and examination board representatives. The ability to be clear and assertive whilst remaining calm, composed, tactful and flexible is essential. The successful candidate will also link with our Finance Team, particularly regarding payments and transactions linked to examinations and invigilators.
It is expected that the post holder will be available to work during the summer holidays, particularly in mid to late August, in order to process examination results and support the post-results service.
Core hours are 32.5 per week, with flexibility depending on time of year as longer working hours are required during external examinations (May/June). Term time plus 10 days to be worked during exam results period in school holidays.
The salary scale is the Local Authority's Grade 8 (£25,463 - £29,909 per annum). This position is term time plus two weeks in August, details of which will be discussed at interview. Starting salary pro rata would be in the range £21,128 – £23,873 per annum.
King Edward VI School is a popular 11-18 comprehensive school rated Good by OfSTED in 2017 whereby ‘It was noted that there is a school culture which is underpinned by high expectations and a climate of mutual respect. As a result, pupils are keen to learn and work hard’. The school is well regarded within the community and has a reputation for high-quality teaching. Lichfield is a small, vibrant cathedral city which is easily accessible from the surrounding areas.
For further information and all the documents you will need to make an application, please visit our website at: http://www.keslichfield.org.uk/?page_id=339 or email: office@kingedwardvi- lichfield.staffs.sch.uk or telephone us on 01543 255714.
Closing date: Thursday 27 September 2018 at 12 noon
Interview date: Friday 5 October 2018
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (Formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.