Clerical Assistant – Examinations Administration, Lichfield

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

King Edward VI School LichfieldLichfield

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Local Authority Grade 3 £16,863 - £17,391 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

We require a Clerical Assistant to work as part of our Examinations Team on a variety of tasks under the supervision of the Examinations Officer to support the smooth running of internal and external examinations. 

The successful candidate will have excellent administrative skills, computer literacy and be highly efficient and organised. They will be able to deal sensitively with a variety of situations with staff, exam invigilators, students and parents. A calm, flexible approach, especially during busy examination days is essential. 

This is a casual post which would suit someone with the flexibility to make themselves available for the equivalent of approximately thirteen weeks per year (currently early January, before/after Easter and from mid-May to the end of June). This is scheduled at the beginning of each academic year. The job description is generic but the successful candidate’s role will link specifically to examinations. During busy examination periods the role requires a substantial number of full day commitments. 

The salary scale is the Local Authority's Grade 3 £16,863 - £17,391 per annum, pro-rata. Starting salary approximately £9.83 per hour which includes an allowance for holiday pay. 

King Edward VI School is a popular 11-18 comprehensive school rated Good by OfSTED in 2017 with recognition of outstanding practice and a highly positive ethos. 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 or email: or telephone us on 01543 255714. 

Closing date: Noon on Monday, 17th December 2018 – Early applications welcome.

Interview date: As soon as possible.

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.

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More about King Edward VI School Lichfield
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Upper St John Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9EE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1543 255714
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