Examinations Officer - Kingdown School

Reference Number: KD21

After many years of dedicated service our Examinations Officer is retiring and we are searching for a new Examinations Officer to provide a comprehensive examinations service to students and staff at this thriving and busy school.

To start: June 2019

Usual working weeks: 41 weeks per year
Usual hours of work: 37 hours per week
This is a term time only, plus two weeks, position


The role will include:

•    The administration and organisation of all aspects of external and internal examinations in accordance with the regulations laid down by the awarding bodies
•    Supervision of team of invigilation staff


We will be pleased to receive applications from those who can demonstrate that they:

•    Have superb organisational skills with an acute eye for detail
•    Hold qualifications at Level 3 (A Levels, or equivalent), including GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above
•    Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
•    Have experience of managing a team of people
•    Have outstanding ICT skills
•    Be self-motivated, dedicated, consistent and have a confident, dynamic personality
•    Work effectively under pressure
•    Have very strong interpersonal skills
•    Be able to work with a wide range of staff and students
•    Be a really strong team player
•    Experience of work within education

Please see attached documents for a more detailed job specification and an application form.  For further information, or to send completed applications, please contact Teresa Barsby, Operations Manager using the details below:

        Teresa Barsby, Operations Manager
        Kingdown School
        Woodcock Road
        WARMINSTER, Wiltshire, BA12 9DR
        Tel:       01985 215551
        e-mail: tsb@kingdown.wilts.sch.uk


The Kingdown School and the Acorn Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service

Salary: £25,295 to £26,317 pro rata depending on experience

Closing date for applications: 24 April 2019, 12.00pm

Interview Date: 8 May 2019