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Examination Secretary - Leek High School

Leek High School
Leek, Staffordshire
Grade 5
Closing date
18 Feb 2024

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Position: Examinations Secretary & Office Administration

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Fixed term, with a view to becoming permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week (37 hour contract), term time hours inc Inset days
+ two weeks, term time hours 8.30am – 4pm

Pay: Grade 5, SCP 6 £23,893 - SCP9 £25,119. 47.59 pay weeks. Pro rata
salary : £21,807

Allowance: n/a

Location: Leek High School; however, you may on occasions be required to
cover duties at other schools across the Trust

Line Manager: School Business Manager

We are recruiting for an Examinations Officer to join our Administration team at Leek High School. The ideal candidate will:

 have a keen understanding of UK examination processes and procedures

 possess strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and an ability to work efficiently under pressure

 have excellent communication skills, as the role involves coordinating with both staff and students
 be motivated and self-driven
 have high levels of accuracy and an eye for detail, working methodically

 be flexible and adaptable, as the demands of exam periods may vary.

 be proficient in using relevant software and systems for exam administration
 have high expectations of themselves and their team
 be a team player

The role requires 2 additional weeks to be worked outside term time to support preparations for trial exams, collation of results and delivering results on the main GCSE and A-Level results days; these dates will be specified at appointment and then at the beginning of each year.

We are currently on a journey of improvement and require highly motivated, passionate and committed people to help us drive a culture of continuous and sustained improvement in all educational areas. This is an opportunity for you to make significant impact on the progress and attainment of our students and on the development of our school. We strive to inspire our students to have high aspirations for themselves, to believe that they deserve the best from life and to help them achieve their dreams.

We expect our staff to be determined and caring. In this role you will be expected to:
 Promote and safeguard the welfare of children
 Comply with school policies and procedures
 Be a positive role model for students and staff
 Work closely with parents/carers and other professionals

We can offer you:

 A friendly school community with delightful students and supportive parents

 A unified and collaborative staff team  Excellent professional development opportunities

 Free on-site parking

 Pension contributions at 26.20% of gross pay
 Staff room facilities

 An incredible site with acres of land which includes grass pitches and woodland areas  Shared access to a multi-use astro turf pitch

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to: an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and two satisfactory professional references. A social media check will be conducted for the successful candidate. We reserve the right to withdraw this post at any time.

Closing date for applications is 18th February 2024

Interviews take place w/c 19th February 2024

We do not accept CVs. We reserve the right to withdraw this post at any time. Please raise any queries with Thirza Eades, School Business Manager on and submit completed applications for the attention of Mr Graham to with ‘LHS Exam Secretary’ in the subject line.

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