Examinations Officer, Wiltshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Kingdown SchoolWiltshire

Date posted:
Start date: June 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £25,295 to £26,317 pro rata, per annum
Contract term: Permanent

After many years of dedicated service our Examinations Officer is retiring and we are searching for a new Examinations Officer to provide a comprehensive examinations service to students and staff at this thriving and busy school.

Kingdown School is ranked in the top 10 secondary schools in Wiltshire situated in Warminster in the heart of beautiful rural Wiltshire with excellent links to Salisbury, Bath, Bristol and the South-West. Kingdown School is an academy under the Acorn Education Trust providing exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on the collective experience of a Trust.

For the successful candidate we can offer:

  • enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning;
  • a caring and supportive community environment;
  • a commitment to health and wellbeing of staff;
  • a commitment to professional development;
  • the opportunity to work effectively with other schools as part of a multi-academy trust.


Usual working weeks for the role are 37 hours per week, 41 weeks per; this is a term time only, plus two weeks, position.


The role will include:

  • The administration and organisation of all aspects of external and internal examinations in accordance with the regulations laid down by the awarding bodies
  • Supervision of team of invigilation staff


We will pleased to receive applications from those who can demonstrate that they:

  • Have superb organisational skills with an acute eye for detail
  • Hold qualifications at Level 3 (A Levels, or equivalent), including GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Have experience of managing a team of people
  • Have outstanding ICT skills
  • Be self-motivated, dedicated, consistent and have a confident, dynamic personality
  • Work effectively under pressure
  • Have very strong interpersonal skills
  • Be able to work with a wide range of staff and students
  • Be a really strong team player
  • Experience of work within education


Please take time to read the documents below.  If you would like to apply please use the "apply" button below.  For a visit to the school or for more information please contact:

Teresa Barsby, Operations Manager,  Kingdown School, Woodcock Road, WARMINSTER, Wiltshire, BA12 9DR.   Tel:       01985 215551.  e-mail: tsb@kingdown.wilts.sch.uk 

Closing Date: Wednesday, 24th April 2019

Interviews:     TBC

The Kingdown School and the Acorn Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, as well as health screening.



More about Kingdown School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Woodcock Road, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 9DR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1985 215551
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Kingdown School is an 11 to 18 school set in the charming market town of Warminster, Wiltshire on the edge of Salisbury Plain lying between Bath and Salisbury.  Warminster is a bustling garrison town with a population of approximately 17,000. &n...