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Group Exams Officer

New City College Epping Forest CampusEssex

New City College is the dynamic group of further education colleges in East London which comprises Tower Hamlets College, Hackney Community College, Epping Forest College Redbridge College, Havering College of Further & Higher Education and Havering Sixth form College. Our 6-college merger places the group at the forefront of further education in the region. With a turnover of £100m, 20,000 students and 2000 staff it is one of the strongest and most influential further education organisations in the country. 

Our college environment is second to none. We have industry standard facilities and equipment at all campuses, expert staff and partnerships with other high profile organisations which all prepare students for progression to higher education or successful careers.

East London is dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial. As we develop our longer term vision, we will continue to ensure that we invest in our staff and other resources to provide a distinctive offer and excellent, supportive learning environment which meets the needs of students and employers and prepares local people for the changing workforce of the area. 

Group Exams Officer  


£24,229 per annum

Epping Campus 

With over 40,000 enrolments the efficient co-ordination of examinations across the College is a key priority.  We are seeking to recruit a dynamic, organised and enthusiastic person to fill the post and help to take the Department to the next level.  We require a person who is focused on students and their college experience, and who is able to follow structured processes and procedures.

In this post, you will be responsible for an area of exam administration which includes exam entries, exam access arrangements, running of external examinations and the recording of achievements.

 You must have a good understanding of administrative systems and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office along with excellent time management skills.  Experience of using a College Management Information System is essential.  You must have good communication skills with the ability to deal with people from a variety of different backgrounds and be a good team player.  Working to tight deadlines is essential with the ability to work well under pressure.  Proven experience in an examination related or further education administrative role is desirable but not essential.

 This post is based at our Epping site but you will be required to work at our other sites when needed.  Flexibility is essential within this role and regular evening work will be required.

Closing date: 12 October 2021

Interview Date: w/c 25 October 2021 

To apply for this vacancy and for further information please visit our website: or contact Human Resources, New City College, Poplar High Street, London E14 0AF. Tel: 020 7510 7712. E-mail: 

 The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

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