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Examinations Officer

The UCL Academy, CamdenCamden

Salary: UCL Academy Pay Scale 5, SP 12-15 (£26,544-£28,003), pro rata to £24,587.68 - £25,939.15 term time only + 3 weeks

Contract Type: Term time only + 3 weeks, Permanent following successful probation

Location:          Swiss Cottage, London Borough of Camden, NW3 3AQ

Start Date:        As soon as possible, depending on notice period

The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstandingOFSTED 2016

Are you a personable and highly motivated individual who is committed to helping students during the exam stage of their school career? We seek a passionate individual to join our Administration Team and support our drive toward outstanding practice for our young people. Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories in June 2016, The UCL Academy is a mixed 11-19 Academy that opened its doors in the heart of the London Borough of Camden in 2012.  We offer iconic state-of-the-art facilities, training and development opportunities and the chance to work with the latest innovations in classroom technology. 

As the Academy’s Examinations Officer, you will be overseeing all aspects of examinations management within the school, in consultation with the MIS Manager. You will be responsible for the smooth running of internal and external examinations, ensuring JCQ compliance at all times, and will assist with the process for pupil reports.

The successful candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal and IT skills a long with a ‘can-do’ attitude. The candidate will need to be highly organised and have the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, showing initiative and acting proactively when required. You should be able to deal sensitively with a variety of situations with staff, examination invigilators, pupils, parents and examination boards. Experience working in a school environment is essential. This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive and ambitious team, who are committed to improving the exams process for both the student and the Academy.

We Offer

• State-of-the-art classroom technology – including our unique Superstudios, subject specialism suites and demonstration; theatres for interactive teaching talks by visiting academics;

• Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development and intensive weekly Continuing Professional Learning; 

• A whole school wellbeing strategy;

• An exclusive partnership with UCL where staff have access to unrivalled University libraries and resources;

• Suitable IT equipment for all teaching and support staff;

• A generous health care plan, including reimbursement for optical, dental, physiotherapy and a range of other areas, 24/7 GP access, free counselling and discounted membership at over 2,000 gyms nationwide;

• Cycle to Work scheme with ample space for bike storage.

• Transport for London Season ticket loans available upon request. 

What we Want

• Have experience of working in a school office environment, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office / Google Workspace and experience of using SIMs or similar software;

• Excellent written and verbal communication, having the ability to communicate on a different range of levels;

• Be able to work under pressure and deal with sensitive student matters;

• Have passion and a belief in the potential of every pupil.

Salary: UCL Academy Pay Scale 5, SP 12-15 (£26,544-£28,003), pro rata to £24,587.68 - £25,939.15 term time only + 3 weeks

How To Apply

To apply please complete and submit a detailed application form, through the link provided. Your application is a direct application to The UCL Academy. We are currently not accepting applications via agencies. 

Closing Date:  Friday 3 December 2021 at 12pm (midday)

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and a probation period.

Please note that if you have not heard from the Academy within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

We may interview candidates ahead of the closing date so early application is advised. The Academy reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advertised closing date.

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