A recognised leader in the field of girls’ independent boarding education, St Mary’s Calne has approximately 365 girls aged 11-18, including 120+ girls in the Sixth Form. Results in public examinations are consistently excellent, with almost all of the girls going on to university, several each year to Oxbridge, to read a wide variety of subjects. As well as innovative teaching, learning and scholarship, St Mary’s offers outstanding pastoral care and a vibrant, warm community.
We are looking for an organised and professional individual with excellent attention to detail and the ability to stay calm under pressure to lead our examinations department. With ultimate responsibility for all aspects of public examinations (including mock examinations), invigilation staff and the department budget, the ideal candidate will have previous experience in an Exams role, be logical and able to communicate effectively with the school community including parents, pupils and senior staff.
This post offers 40 hours per week, 35 weeks per year plus 3 weeks during times of exam results in August. Five holiday weeks are paid in addition to working weeks to complete the annual salary for this role.
St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. Due to the nature of the work involved, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.