Exams Officer, Bristol

Closing date:

City of Bristol CollegeBristol
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP 18,354 - GBP 20,055
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Area:  MIS  

Job Ref:  18 - 00232 

Job Title:  Exams Officer 

Salary:  GBP 18,354 - GBP 20,055

Contract:  Full-Time – Permanent  

Hours:  37  

Location:  Across All Sites  


About the Role:  

City of Bristol College is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and proactive Exams Officer with relevant experience.  This position is full time, will work across our 4 sites (College Green Centre in the City/Ashley Down/Parkway /SBSA). 

What you’ll be responsible for/what we are looking for: 

The role will involve providing support to student and staff across the college by administering all aspects of the examination and certification process, ensuring that examination board procedures are followed throughout these processes working 5 days a week with working hours scheduled between the hours of 8am to 9pm on a rota/shift basis. Some of the key elements you are responsible for are: 

- Ensuring students are registered for their qualification and subsequent exams are booked, scheduled and invigilated appropriately – considering and applying any appropriate Access Arrangements. 

 - Maintaining the data in our management information system to ensure all information is accurate and timely with regards to students, registrations, access arrangements, qualification outcomes and certification status – and use effectively for communicating with students. 

- Providing on-site support whilst exams are underway to ensure students, invigilators and staff feel supported and students are given the optimum conditions in which they can achieve.  This will include carrying out invigilation as required.

 - Ensuring full understanding of awarding body requirements, liaising with them as required, in order to advise staff, students and support the training of invigilators.   

We are looking for someone with experience of further education, desirably in the exams function, and who is confident in working in a fast paced environment, with changing priorities.    

You will also need to be able to build and maintain excellent working relationships with stakeholders, at all levels, internally and externally, as well as other members of College staff and students.  

Life at City of Bristol College: 

City of Bristol College offers a generous holiday entitlement of 26 days, plus additional 8 Bank Holidays and 8 College Closure Days. In addition, we offer membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme, as well as a range of other benefits including health and beauty discounts, cycle to work scheme and shopping discounts.    

About the College: 

City of Bristol College is one of the City’s largest employers, based at four different sites across the City. We offer a wide range of courses from entry to degree level and cater for learners of all ages and backgrounds. We strive for student achievement through providing the best possible student experience, professional staff and outstanding resources. Our success in this isn’t possible without the commitment, dedication and collaboration of every member of staff.  If you feel you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required for this role, we look forward to receiving your application.

 Please refer to our Job Description, Person Specification and Conditions of Service for more information.  

Closing date: Monday 10 December 2018 

Interview date: Wednesday 19 December 2018



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