Exams Officer

Anderson Avenue
£21,291 pro rata p.a
18 Jan 2021
30 Jan 2021
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

The Role

37.5 Hours per Week

41 weeks per year TTO plus 2 weeks

The ideal candidate would be expected;

  • To be responsible for managing the effective and efficient administration of external examinations in accordance with the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) regulations (on behalf of the JCQ member awarding bodies[1]) and/or awarding body rules for exam administration in a consistent and secure fashion, thereby helping to maintain the integrity of the assessment process
  • To support the Head of centre in ensuring that the centre is compliant with the JCQ regulations and awarding body requirements in order to ensure the security and integrity of the examinations/assessments at all times
  • To act on behalf of, and be the main point of contact for, the centre in matters relating to the general administration of awarding body examinations and assessments
  • To closely liaise with key stakeholders (external and internal) to ensure exams administration processes are strictly followed and key deadlines met

  • To ensure examinations are conducted in accordance with the regulations

  • Through taking an ethical approach and working proactively to avoid malpractice among students and staff, supports the Head of centre in taking all reasonable steps to prevent the occurrence of any malpractice/maladministration before, during the course of and after examinations have taken place.

Key Requirements

  • Manage and maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the exams system
  • Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing (high standard of verbal and written communication skills)
  • Effective interpersonal skills working with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Proficient in the use of a range of IT software packages
  • Analyse data
  • Time management and planning skills to prioritise workload and balance conflicting demands to meet strict deadlines

Additional Information & How to Apply

If you feel that you could bring further impetus to our drive to improve the provision for our students and have the necessary energy, enthusiasm and sense of humour to take us forward at this exciting time, then please get in touch and apply using the forms attached.

To arrange an informal discussion or visit to the school, please email;


Closing date: 29th January 2021

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Person Specification
Job Description
Monitoring Form
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