Exams and Assessment Officer, Wythenshawe, Manchester

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Manchester Health Academy (MHA)Wythenshawe, Manchester

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,956 to £21,467 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Exams and Assessment Officer 

Grade 5: £18,956 to £21,467 per annum (Actual Salary)

35 hours per week, term time only (41 weeks per academic year)

Required from September 2018

The Role

We are currently seeking to appoint a suitable person to provide high levels of organisation and accurate delivery of an exam season.  This role requires absolute accuracy and the use of highly organized systems at all times.  

Responsibilities include: (see full job description)

  • undertaking the administration involved with examinations and      assessments including electronic entry and registration for courses for      external qualifications, mock exams and internal exams. 
  • acting as a focal point for examination queries; liaising with      staff, students and/or parents as necessary, ensuring that all relevant      documentation is processed in this regard. 
  • being aware of JCQ and exam board requirements, ensuring that they      are met.

What we're looking for

We are seeking an excellent communicator with exceptional administrative and organisational skills.  Previous experience of working within a school environment would be an advantage and a genuine interest in working amongst young people is essential.  Flexibility is also crucial to this role in order to meet the demands of a busy school, as is the ability to build effective relationships with staff, governors and the whole school community.

The School

Manchester Health Academy opened in September 2009 and is sponsored by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. In September 2010 the Academy moved into a £20 million state-of-the-art building and to accommodate a growing student population we are currently expanding further with a £10 million project set to conclude in September 2018. Rated by Ofsted in April 2015 as a good school, with many outstanding features, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to outstanding and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition.  

Why work for us?

This is an excellent opportunity for you to join our friendly and dedicated support team.  In return we will promise you a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression as well as a competitive rate of pay.  

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Free parking
  • Free use of the community gym facilities
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme
  • 10 minute commute to city centre

Application Form

Completed application forms are to be emailed by the closing date/time to: recruitment@manchesterhealthacademy.org.uk. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Closing date: 27 June 2018 - 9 am

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We therefore follow safer recruitment procedures and successful candidates are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other pre-employment checks.

Job location

More about Manchester Health Academy (MHA)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Moor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M23 9BP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 998 3992
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