Exams Officer, Little Chalfont, Buckinghamshire

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Dr Challoner's High SchoolLittle Chalfont, Buckinghamshire
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Start date: October / November
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Pay range 4 or 5
Contract term: Permanent

Dr Challoner's High School is a leading selective state grammar school for girls, with a strong academic tradition and an ambitious outlook for the future. The school has a broad vision for education and is characterised by a highly purposeful pursuit of personal bests with a keen sense of fun bubbling under the surface. Challoner’s girls are articulate, courteous, sparky, hard-working and achieve highly in all areas. The school was graded Outstanding by Ofsted in 2012 and gained the Exceptional Schools Award in 2014. 

We are looking for an Exams Officer to join our school. This is a particularly important, rewarding and pivotal post and the main purpose is to lead and manage the complete external examinations process and significant elements of internal examinations.  The role requires strong communications skills, a high level of accuracy and organisation, computer literacy and the ability to manage expenditure.  The contract is 37 hours/week for 38 weeks (term time) plus 2 weeks, mainly in August.

Although the role is focused on Exams, for the right candidate, there is an opportunity to expand the role to encompass some aspects of Sixth Form Admissions. The addition of this role would be reflected in the salary scale offered, making it pay scale 5.

Within the Challoner’s High community you will experience:

· Excellent facilities

· A supportive, highly capable and committed staff

· Excellent opportunities for professional development, including a proactive and highly regarded CPD programme, supporting staff development across the school

· Subsidised gym membership; staff discounts at local shops and restaurants in Little Chalfont

The best advert however for working at Dr Challoner’s High School will always be our hugely rewarding students


Responsible to Deputy Head (Academic)


Salary / Allowances   applicable Pay scale 4-5


Start Date October / November 2017


Application Deadline Noon, Thursday 28th   September 2017


Interview Date Monday 2nd   October 2017

An information pack is available from the Vacancies section of the school website or from adele.cook@challonershigh.com

Job location

More about Dr Challoner's High School
Address: Cokes Lane, Little Chalfont, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP7 9QB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 763296