Birmingham City Council

Examinations Officer

Braidwood Trust School for the Deaf
Actual Salary £16,275 to £21,054
11 Oct 2021
01 Nov 2021
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Examinations Officer

Actual Salary £16,275 to £21,054

Hours per week: 32.5 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

Braidwood Trust School for the Deaf

Bromford Road


B36 8AF

Telephone Number: 0121 464 5558

Email Address:

Job Start Date: As soon as possible

This role is for 32.5 hours, term time only, 7.30am to 2.30pm every day (plus two days in the summer term to be present on results day in order to produce the relevant statistics and distribute results).

Braidwood is a highly successful school for deaf pupils aged between 11 and 18 in purpose-built accommodation.

The Examinations Officer plays a crucial role in the school and we are seeking a competent, enthusiastic and flexible person to fill this role and join our very busy office team.

We are seeking an individual who has:

• Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

• The ability to work under pressure

• Excellent literacy, numeracy and ICT skills

• Experience of working in a school or similar role

• The ability to work both without supervision and as part of a team.

Your duties will include:

• Ensuring the smooth running of the examinations process

• Administration of educational visits

• Reception duties (answering the telephone, dealing with pupils, parents and visitors)

All staff are fully supported in gaining British Sign Language skills.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing Date: 1 November 2021, 12 midday

If you think you will be an asset to our school further details and an application pack are available on the school website

If you have not heard from us by Friday 5 November, you can assume that you have not been shortlisted.This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

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