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Exams Manager - Full-time/Part-time

Spires Academy, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-6911-450S
  • Posted:05/10/2022
  • Pay:NJC Scale 5
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/10/2022 at 11:00
  • Interviews:Interviews could be held before closing date


  • Understand the regulations and requirements of all examinations and assessments held by the Academy, both internal and external
  • Dissemination of information from exam boards to students and staff as appropriate.
  • Collecting and collating examination entries, amendments, forecast grades and other returns to examination board deadlines.
  • Comply with all JCQ and awarding body regulations and keep up to date with any changes to these
  • Manage registration of candidates for all examinations
  • Ensuring the Academy fully complies with invigilation and examination security regulations.
  • Administration of examinations and the distribution of papers, completion of attendance sheets, checking scripts, packing and posting examination papers.
  • Organisation and administration of GL assessment products.
  • Responsible updating the online staff management information system.
  • Contribute to development and review of examination-related school policies
  • Managing administration of special consideration, access arrangements and if necessary, malpractice cases
  • Maintaining and updating the student database to ensure all records are accurate and up to date.
  • Importing external examination results and other assessment results into the main student database.
  • Produce student reports.
  • Complete and return the student Census, in compliance with Government requirements
  • Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for who you are responsible and with whom you come into contact.
  • Recruit, train and manage invigilators as required
  • Ensure appropriate conduct during examination sessions, in line with requirements and regulations from awarding bodies and the JCQ
  • Manage the logistics for examination sessions, including timetabling, room booking, resources and staffing
  • Ensure pupils are aware of their personal exam timetables, managing and resolving clashes in accordance with guidance and safeguarding procedures
  • Carry out necessary administrative tasks related to the organisation of examination sessions
  • Support the SENCO to implement access arrangements and reasonable adjustments as required
  • Manage arrangements for the safe and secure storage and dispatch of completed examination papers
  • Manage any unexpected issues or emergencies that arise during an examination session

Information about the school

About Us

Spires Academy offers a distinctive small school environment and is justly proud of its reputation as a place where each individual is well known, listened to and encouraged to be the best they can be.

At Spires Academy we believe our core purpose is “Achieving Excellence Together”. We aim for excellence in everything we do, from learning to personal development. We work hard to provide a safe and happy environment within which every student can grow and achieve personal, social and academic success.

Our staff turnover is low, we invest in our staff to help them to become the best possible teachers they can be. There are excellent opportunities for people who work hard. Our CPD programme and collegiate approach are highly effective. Staff morale is high and so is that of our students and their community.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Gemma Lees
  • Address:Bredlands Lane, Sturry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 0HD
  • Telephone: 01227710392
  • Email: glees@spires.e21c.co.uk


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.