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Examinations Officer - Full-time

St Simon Stock Catholic School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5432-81S
  • Posted:22/03/2023
  • Pay:KR8
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:27/03/2023 at 11:00
  • Interviews:WC 27 March 2023


Examinations Officer - Salary KR8 £26,598 - £30,333 (pro rata £24,158 to £27,551 approximately)

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, extremely well organised and, pro-active individual to undertake the role of Examinations Officer.  The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for the efficient and secure administration and delivery of the Public and Internal Examinations process. The ideal candidate will be proficient in MS Office Suite and Management Information Systems. This position requires excellent interpersonal and organisational skills in order to provide a high-quality service, whilst having a flexible and friendly manner, with the addition of being able to lead a team of Examination Invigilators. Previous experience of school examination systems would be an advantage, but not essential.

The position of Examinations Officer is 37 hours per week, term time + 5 CPD Days and 10 non-pupil days (the additional 2 weeks are worked in line with the examination period and results weeks). This role is a permanent position.

Benefits of working at St Simon Stock Catholic School:

  • Well behaved students who are keen to learn
  • A supportive and caring working environment for staff and students
  • Dedicated and bespoke CPD time for all staff
  • Access to Kent Rewards Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Generous Pension Scheme

Our Offer:

We create an environment where our staff can thrive and enjoy the work that they do which enables our young people to flourish, gain confidence, achieve and be happy. We have a reputation for fostering a very caring environment and a great record for investing in staff training and development.

You are welcome to contact HR at HR@ssscs.co.uk if you would like to visit the school before submitting an application.

For ease of applying, we are happy to accept applications directly from Kent Teach https://www.kent-teach.com 

Should you be shortlisted for interview, additional information may be requested at that time.

Closing date for applications: Monday 27 March 2023

Start date: ASAP

This vacancy may close on or before the specified closing date depending on the volume of suitable applicants. If you are unsuccessful, we will contact you accordingly.

Safer Recruitment

St Simon Stock Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the school

St Simon Stock Catholic School is a Catholic secondary school located in Maidstone, Kent and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership (KCSP). This multi-academy trust (MAT), established by the Archdiocese of Southwark for Catholic education across Kent, currently comprises of 25 academies (20 primary and 5 secondary schools).

St Simon Stock is an over-subscribed, co-educational, high achieving school with a long tradition of academic success. We have over 1100 students on roll, including over 200 in Sixth Form and a staff of almost 100.

We value all our students equally and welcome the wide variety of cultures and experiences they bring to our school.

By modelling exemplary behaviour towards each other, carrying out service to others in school, at home and in the wider community, students develop a strong work ethic and sense of personal achievement helping them to take their place in the wider world.

Our students are a credit to the values of our school, and all visitors to our school comment positively on the excellent standards of behaviour, courtesy and good nature of the students they encounter whilst spending time here at St Simon Stock Catholic School.

We are rated by Ofsted as a Good Provider and in our last denominational inspection we were graded as Outstanding.

All applicants need to have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for these roles.

St Simon Stock Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Susan Smith - HR Hub
  • Address:Oakwood Park, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0JP
  • Telephone: 01622 754551 x 1148
  • Email: hr@ssscs.co.uk

Fax: (01622) 691439


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.