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Exams Officer - Term Time

Turner Schools

  • Ref:KCC-F42-273-S
  • Posted:16/11/2023
  • Pay:AR06 - AR07 (£21,522 - £23,101 dep on experience)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/12/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed



A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Trust Exams Officer to join our Multi Academy Trust. Working with the Trust Exams Manager, your main responsibility will be the management of all internal and external examinations in addition to supporting the provision of an outstanding examination/assessment provision across the Trust, which includes our newly launched Post 16 provision, Turner Sixth Form - T6.  

It is important that you have previous school experience in this area.  In assessment periods, you will manage a team of invigilators and provide training, where necessary. As with any role pertaining to school examinations, you will have an eye for detail and the ability to work accurately. You will be able to demonstrate these skills through your knowledge of JCQ guidelines and up to date understanding of best practice.

Bromcom experience is desirable but specific training will be given.  

Your principle place of work will be at Dover Christ Church Academy but you will be required to work at all schools within the Trust.

Benefits of Working for Turner Schools:

We care about our staff’s personal and professional wellbeing and are pleased to offer the following benefits:

  • Fully funded access to Benenden Healthcare
  • Outstanding professional development through our Turner Institute
  • Membership for all ECT, teaching and leadership staff to the Chartered College of Teaching
  • Regular wellbeing and social activities
  • Counselling and mental wellbeing support
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Electric car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Innovation Awards that encourage staff to put forward innovative ideas to make a difference to children’s experiences
  • Trust Vision and Values awards to recognise staff contribution
  • Free parking on all our sites with access to E chargers

37 hours a week, Term Time plus 3 weeks to include INSET days and an additional two weeks (to include National examination results day).

Depending on experience, the successful applicant will be in the pay range AR6 £23,801 fte (£21,522 pro rata) to AR7 £25,547 fte (£23,101 pro rata) with responsibilities reflecting level of previous experience and training.

We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidte is found.

Information about the trust

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) with schools in Folkestone and Dover on the beautiful Kent coast. The Turner Schools family includes six schools in Folkestone:-

Dover Christ Church Academy, Folkestone Primary, Folkestone Academy, Morehall Primary, Martello Primary, Turner Free School

We provide education through pre-school, primary, secondary and on to sixth form. Each academy is individual and responds to the needs of its local community to provide the best possible opportunity for its young people. We promote high academic standards, while ensuring crucial opportunities for personal and emotional development.

Turner Schools is committed to Transforming children’s futures…Empowering children’s futures…Strengthening communities.

To help us achieve this, Turner Staff ‘Walk the Turner Talk’

They will:

• Speak and act with care: always show compassion and respect for children. • Act boldly: be ambitious for yourself and the children and young people we serve. • Learn from adversity: be evaluative, thoughtful and reflective. • Challenge convention: be curious, welcome difference and unfamiliar thinking. • Connect with others: support colleagues, parents and pupils to make a great team. • Use your voice: offer different views and ask questions. • Do what it takes: be relentless in pursuing the best for children. • Ask for support: be open and honest when plans go awry. • Don’t give up: be calm, resilient and measured when managing challenges.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:Academy Lane,
    CT19 5FP
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com



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.