Full Time Exams Officer
Start date – November 2019
Salary – NJC Scale points 12-17 (£21589 - £23836) Pro Rata
Contract type – Term time plus 3 weeks (42 weeks), 8.30 – 4.30 (37 hrs per week)
Malmesbury School is looking for a highly motivated Examinations Officer to manage all aspects of internal and external examinations at the school, including ensuring that the Exam Boards and JCQ Regulations are adhered to at all times.
This is an important and challenging role which sits in the centre of the academic life of the school and involves close interaction with students, senior staff, and a team of invigilators. Experience of administration compliance and regulations, along with exemplary attention to detail will be important prerequisites . The Examinations Officer will work as part of a team in securing excellent teaching, learning and curriculum provision.
We are looking for:
• Competency with Word, Outlook, Excel and other MS software. Knowledge of SIMS is desirable
• Experience of working within a similar role
• Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
Hours are 37 per week, term time plus three weeks (42 weeks). This includes 4 days in the examination weeks in August to receive and distribute examination results and the last week in August prior to the start of term.
Please complete the application form and accompany this with a letter outlining your experience to-date and the particular strengths, interests and qualities that you could bring to the position. Applications should be submitted using the application form available on the school website. Please read the relevant job description.
Malmesbury School is part of The Athelstan Trust, a Multi Academy Trust with local secondary schools. We are an ‘outstanding’ 11-18 comprehensive school, serving the attractive market town of Malmesbury and the surrounding area. We have 1405 students on role with a sixth form of 195. We are a pleasant, friendly school with a positive caring ethos and an excellent academic record. The most recent Ofsted inspection (May 2012) graded the school as ‘outstanding’ in every category under the new framework.
We are an ambitious and determined school that seeks to be a Happy, Caring and Excellent community with a national reputation for excellence. We are a National Support School and a Teaching School with a long history of working in collaboration with other schools. Malmesbury School is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this obligation. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 7 October 2019. Please note: we are unable to reply to each individual application. If you have not heard from us by 11 October 2019 please assume that your application has not been successful. Please visit the school website for all further information
Malmesbury School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.