Examinations Support Officer, Rotherham

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Aston AcademyRotherham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Band F points 12 - 17 £21,589 – £23,836 (Pro-rata salary £19,513 - £21,544)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Place of Employment: Based at Aston Academy- Aston Community Education Trust

Hours of work:   37 hours per week 

Term time plus 10 days

Including working 2 out of 5 INSET days each academic year as directed by the school, with availability to work any or all of the remaining 3 INSET days at short notice should the need arise, and for which additional payment will be made

Likely to be generally 8.00am – 4.00pm**

Salary Band F points 12 - 17

£21,589 – £23,836 (Pro-rata salary £19,513 - £21,544)

(plus an additional 1 week of pay if the appointee has 5 years or more continuous service with the Local Authority)

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Examinations Support Officer, who, reporting to the Timetable and Data Assessment Officer, will be responsible for the efficient and effective implementation of all examinations; this will include external, internal and online tests for Y7 to Y13 students as well as younger students in our junior academies.  Duties will include all administrative aspects of examination support, ensuring all legislative and procedural changes from examination boards are implemented effectively, co-ordination of a team of casual invigilators, and contributing to general operational day to day requirements.

The Examinations Support Officer will ideally have experience of working in a similar role, however, training will be provided.  This is an exciting role and is seen as a key appointment in developing the progress of students within the academy. 

 You will be: 

  • able to work alongside the Timetable and Data Assessment Officer to ensure all examinations , arrangements are implemented successfully
  • able to effectively and efficiently manage and deploy a team of invigilators and resources 
  • committed to promoting positive values, attitudes and behaviour, and equality of opportunity for all
  • able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with staff and students across the academy and wider trust

 * The role is based at Aston Academy but is likely to involve working at other academies within the trust. 

** There will be a requirement on occasions to work outside of regular hours and due to the specific demands of examinations, the length or hours of the working day may vary as needed.

For further information and to apply, please visit www.astonacademy.org and follow the link  to the vacancies section, or contact Melanie Denton if you have any difficulties on 0114 2872171.  

Applications should be returned to vacancies@astoncetrust.org.  

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Friday 24th January 2020. 

We undertake to make any ‘reasonable adjustments’ to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face. This post involves working with children and therefore if successful, you will be required to apply for a disclosure and barring services check at an enhanced level.  Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk/dbs 

Aston Community Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note if you have not received a reply within three weeks, your application has been unsuccessful.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Aughton Road, Swallownest, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S26 4SF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 114 287 2171