Examinations Officer / School Adminstration Support
36hrs per week term time + 4 weeks
Salary: Grade 2C Scale 22-25 (£20,661 - £22,658) pro rata - term time + 4 weeks
Applicants with Exams Officer or Senior Administration Experience: 3A Scale 26-29 (£23,398–£25,951) pro rata TT+4
We are looking to appoint an Examinations Officer to take responsibility for the organisation and administration of external & internal examinations and help support administration processes within our small secondary school.
Working closely with a number of external bodies including Awarding Organisations, JCQ and Ofqual, you will be responsible for planning and coordinating all formal examinations for the full range of the School's curriculum offer.
Key tasks will include:
· Ensuring all students are registered for their courses and appropriate examinations and following through to ensure certificates are claimed in a timely manner.
· You will liaise with a range of curriculum staff to ensure they are kept informed of examination activity and ensure compliance with published procedures.
· You will ensure compliance with JCQ and Ofqual guidelines and regulations for exams is maintained.
· You will oversee the Exam Invigilators and be responsible for providing training as required in conjunction with the Business Manager.
You will be a confident user of IT including Microsoft Office packages (Word and Excel) with the confidence to manipulate data into a presentable format. Having previously worked in a busy, professional environment you will enjoy working in a front facing role and be able to demonstrate your commitment to providing a first class student experience. With excellent verbal and written communication skills you will possess effective organisational skills whilst being flexible to meet the needs of the school.
Applications are particularly welcome from candidates who have recent experience in an Exams Officer/Senior Administration role and are able to demonstrate a proven track record working within their field. Such applicants can expect to commence at Grade 3A.
Candidates with exams assistant/administrative experience (preferably in a school environment) and a willingness to undertake exams focused training will also be considered.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check as part of our commitment to safeguarding.
Closing date: 5:00pm Thursday 15th February 2018
We reserve the right to close this recruitment campaign early should a suitable pool of applicants be received prior to the close date.