Secondary School - Examinations Officer - Hackney

London,United Kingdom
£29,855 - £33,326 Per Year
17 Mar 2023 15:33
10 Apr 2023 23:59
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Secondary School - Examinations Officer - Hackney

Secondary School Exams Officer - East London

Salary : Pro Rata: £27,358 - £30,813 (FTE: £29,855 - £33,326)

Working Hours: 37.5

Start date: Immediate Start - Handover Included

Enhanced DBS registered the update service, required.

Job Purpose

The Exams Officer will ensure the management, organisation and administration of external examinations in accordance with the regulations set by the awarding bodies. The Exams Officer will support the appropriate member(s) of the Senior Leadership Team in addition to maintaining stringent systems and processes for the examination process.

Role Description / Key Responsibilities:

• Planning the examination year, managing priorities and ensuring Awarding Bodies' deadlines

are met.

• Ensure that accurate returns are made to the awarding bodies.

• Liaison with staff e.g. Subject Leaders and other staff with responsibility for subjects about

all aspects of examination regulations and procedures.

• Ensure that all required evidence for access arrangements is up to date and ready for


• Management of special consideration requests and liaison with parents and candidates

about evidence needed.

• Briefing candidates as necessary.

• Resolution of exam clashes, including liaison with academy staff and parents.

• Liaison with the Finance and Resources Director about recruitment and training of external


• Management and briefing on a daily basis of senior and other paid invigilators.

• Managing the daily running of external examinations.

• Misconduct or irregularity i.e. handling of incidents, reporting to the Vice Principal and

writing of reports where necessary.

• Dealing with the Awarding Body Inspector.

• Being present in school to receive the results from awarding bodies on the official results

publication dates, to produce tables of the results, queries on the results and make

applications to the Boards for re-marks as appropriate.

• Annual review and evaluation of the running of the public examinations.

• Keeping up to date with the latest procedures and regulations by, for example, membership

of the Examination Officers' Association.

Skills and Knowledge

1. Documentation of processes and audit controls

2. Proficient in IT /Data Systems (SIMS Software), Microsoft Office,

accounting systems etc.

3. Methodical and analytical skills

4. Strong Numeric skills and attention to detail

5. Excellent communication skills both written and oral

6. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all

levels whilst demonstrating a flexible approach

7. Excellent organisational skills

8. Knowledge and understanding of Child Protection, safeguarding children

and promoting the welfare of young people.

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