Executive Officer: Assessment, Curriculum & Examinations, Otley, West Yorkshire

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Prince Henry's Grammar School Specialist Language CollegeOtley, West Yorkshire
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Executive Officer: Assessment, Curriculum & Examinations

37 hours per week all year round - PO2 (points 35-38) £30785-£33437 pa

Prince Henry's Grammar School is a successful and vibrant fully comprehensive school with a specialism in languages and a national and international reputation for dynamic and inspirational work. The school is a founding member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance as well as the Yorkshire Leadership Community and is recognised by the local and wider community as offering educational provision of the highest quality. Our extremely positive Ofsted Report confirm us as a good school with outstanding student behaviour and outstanding leadership and management. Prince Henry’s has recently been designated a National Support School by the National College for Teaching and Leadership.

The Executive Officer: Assessment, Curriculum & Examinations’ role will involve managing data (for student tracking and census returns), leadership of the team of staff responsible for the administration, organisation and smooth running of internal and external examinations. They will also work in association with the Senior Leadership Team to construct the school's timetable.  This post will be of interest to administrators already in an educational setting, or teachers with excellent ICT skills looking for a change in career. Experience of using school based Management Information Systems to a high level will be essential.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent ICT skills
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • The ability to work accurately, under pressure, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Experience of a school based management system
  • Knowledge of school examination systems
  • Relevant literacy, numeracy and ICT qualifications
  • A commitment to continuous professional development

The school has developed a number of services and benefits for staff including such things as free coffee/tea at break time, annual flu vaccinations, corporate gym membership, access to Cycle to Work, Computer and Childcare voucher schemes, staff takeaway meal service through Henry's Diner, long service awards and social events organised by the Staff Committee. There is also an opportunity for the children of staff to access the excellent education available at Prince Henry's.

Our school is a successful and over-subscribed comprehensive school with over 1500 students – including 290 in the Sixth Form. We have served the market town of Otley and the surrounding area, approximately 12 miles from Leeds, for over 400 years.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and an Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post. We aim for diversity within our workforce.

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