Examinations Officer, Kent

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Cornwallis AcademyKent

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Start date: July 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,865 - £25,058 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, extremely well organised individual to undertake the role of Examinations Officer within Cornwallis Academy. The successful candidate will have an overall responsibility for the efficient and secure administration and delivery of the Public and Internal Examinations process. Previous experience of school examination systems would be advantageous, but is not essential. 

Working with the Deputy Headteacher the post of Examinations Officer is 37 hours per week, term time + INSETS and two additional weeks (the additional 2 weeks are worked in line with the examination period and results weeks).  This role is a permanent position.

Key Responsibilities:

•Planning and writing internal exam timetables in consultation with SLT and Heads of Subject

•Managing the daily running of external and internal examinations. This will include creating seating plans, ensuring that all required materials are in the examination rooms for the start of the examinations and arrangements for candidates with special educational needs are in place.

•Arranging invigilation, including briefing and training invigilators in Academy procedures

•Be responsible for the management and supervision of invigilators

•Be responsible for a budget to cover cost of invigilators and expenditure for examinations

To be successful we will expect you to meet the following criteria:

•Evidence of good ICT, literacy and numeracy skills through an accredited qualification(s), or experience in relevant disciplines

•Excellent administrative and organisational skills, including the ability to multi-task, perform under pressure and deal with competing priorities

•Excellent communication skills, including impeccable command of spoken and written English

•Must be ICT literate and able to use the internet, e.g. consult websites, access information, download material/make entries electronically, operate the Academy’s database, produce and operate spreadsheet packages, produce analyses, use email.

We will offer you: 

•A vibrant and exciting place to work

•An excellent Continued Professional Development programme

•The support of a Trust that currently runs two secondary schools, primary school and Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years

•An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme and the Local Authority Reward Scheme

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Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All members of staff are expected to share and adhere to this commitment.

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More about Cornwallis Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hubbards Lane, Linton, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 4HX, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1622 743152
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