Examinations Officer, Royal Wootton Bassett Academy

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Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: G22 - £20,661.00 to G25 - £22,658.00
Contract term: Fixed Term

Examinations Officer – 37 hours per week 

Scale G (G22 - £20,661.00 to G25 - £22,658.00)  

A position has become available for an Examinations Officer based at Royal Wootton Bassett Academy. The successful applicant for the above post will be responsible for organising and administering the examinations process both internally and externally for the Academy and Sixth Form. They will be expected to co-ordinate and supervise the work of the exam invigilation team during exam periods. They should have good administration skills, great attention to detail and organisational skills, an ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, good all round IT skills alongside excellent communication and interpersonal skills. They need to be able to work independently as well as part of a team.  

The working hours are Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 4.30pm, Friday 8.30 to 4.00pm term time only plus two weeks over the summer holidays.  Whilst the working hours are stated, there may be occasions where the Academy requires flexibility on availability, especially around the busy exam season. 

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is a very successful and very proud 11-18 school with 1,769 students on roll including 324 students in our very popular and successful Sixth Form. Royal Wootton Bassett is geographically situated in a pleasant location with Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham and the Cotswolds all within commuting distance. 

In December 2010, the school was awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted.  They described our students as “…an absolute delight.” and “in every area of the School they carry out exemplary practice.”  In November 2013, the Academy was again awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted where they stated “Around the school, students are polite and courteous to each other, to members of staff and to visitors.  Students listen attentively in lessons, and almost always respond rapidly to teachers’ instructions”.  As far as we are aware, Royal Wootton Bassett is the only school in the country to be awarded this prestigious accolade in succession.  

This appointment is subject to the Academy receiving two satisfactory references, one of which will include your current/last employer. Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please note any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences which will include barred list checks. An appointment is conditional on all the above check being satisfactory.   

Further details about the Academy, this post and an application form can be found by visiting our website www.rwba.org.uk or telephoning Mrs Anita Ellis, Deputy Headteacher, on 01793 841907, or emailing Mrs Sharon Lazenby at slazenby@rwba.org.uk.  

Closing Date: 11th December 2017 

Interview Date: Week commencing 11th December 2017 

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, Lime Kiln, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4 7HD  

Employers Information –   Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust  

Org Type: Mainstream 

Phase: Secondary 

Funding Status: State – Academy 

Gender: Mixed 

Age Range: 11-18  

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More about Royal Wootton Bassett Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lime Kiln, Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 7HG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 841 900
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