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Exams and Local Complicance Officer - Full-time

Snowfields Academy , Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-7006-147S
  • Posted:03/06/2024
  • Pay:Actual salary £22,163 per annum
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:28/06/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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Please be aware that this role is based at the Cranbrook campus

Snowfields Academy has an opportunity for an Exams and Local Compliance Officer to join our exams department in delivering the successful provision for exams across the whole school. Our successful candidate will be able to demonstrate prior experience in the organisation and administration of both external and internal examinations including entry, delivery and analysis of data, and management of the invigilation team. This key position plays a pivotal role in the success of our students’ progress and is a busy and varied role. 

The Exams Officer will liaise with school staff regarding entries will manage the daily running of the exams and must be comfortable in leading, guiding and directing staff and students in respect of the exams provision. It is highly desirable that applicants have experience and working knowledge in accordance with the examination regulations within schools or colleges, are proficient users of exam software and, perhaps, have further experience in admissions.

 

What does the role involve? The main aim of this role is to manage the effective and efficient administration of external examinations in accordance with the Joint Council for Qualifications regulations. This will involve providing a comprehensive support service to the academy including:

  • Entering pupils for public examinations using electronic data interchange where possible and ensuring a manual backup and liaising with Exams Managers/Officers at all Trust Schools to ensure entries are made and results are forwarded.
  • Production of timetable for students, staff and parents
  • Advise SLT of timetable classes so that appropriate supervision and rooms can be arranged
  • Book external invigilators and create invigilation timetable
  • Start and finish all exams both public and internal

 

This is a permanent role offering an actual salary of £22,163 (£24,789 full time equivalent) based on 37.5 hours per week, Term Time + 2 week inset. 

 

Information about the school

Working with us at Snowfields Academy: ​​​​​​​Snowfields Academy opened in September 2020 as a new secondary provision for students with ASD. When full we will offer 140 places across year groups 7-13 for young people who are working at or close to age-related expectations. Class sizes are small with 12/13 in each class, supported by 2-3 teaching assistants according to need. We offer a range of GCSEs and other qualifications for young people on a blend of academic and vocational pathways.

The academy benefits from being a brand new school with a design tailored to the students it provides for, carefully considered to make the most of both its inside and outside environments in order to enhance the learning of its students. The environment supports specialisms in horticulture and catering with a purpose-designed teaching kitchen, servery and cafe, and internal and external horticulture facilities supporting our students into employment. We will work closely with local businesses to offer an outstanding range of work experience opportunities and supported internships.​​​​​​​

At Snowfields Academy we:

  • Inspire and engage our children so they develop a lifelong love of learning, working towards the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme at Key Stage 3
  • Deliver a quality, inclusive education so all children are able to achieve to their full potential
  • Create a learning environment where barriers to learning are overcome and students feel safe and happy and are ready to learn
  • Ensure that all children feel valued and celebrate their individuality and success at every opportunity
  • Always work within a multi-disciplinary framework alongside families and other professionals
  • Use personalised approaches to manage behaviour and reduce anxieties
  • Ensure safeguarding, pastoral support and embedding British Values are at the heart of all we do
  • Create a culture where staff work collaboratively as part of the wider team, sharing ideas and good practice and offering support to each other.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

"Snowfields Academy offers the very best personalised approaches within an inspiring learning environment. Our students are taught and supported by exceptional staff who offer care, challenge and support. Every student has a personalised transition from their starting point into our Academy and we work closely with other providers to streamline this process and smooth out any challenges along the way. Snowfields Academy brings our values to life: Be Kind, Work Hard, Communicate, Stay Safe and Be Happy. These values permeate our building, our curriculum, our aims and our ethos and we work hard every day to ensure we bring our motto, Where Nurture Meets Aspiration, to life, and help our students to thrive." - Principal Dee Pickerill

Please find the Trusts Vision: https://vision2030.org.uk/

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Holly Neve (Head of Recruitment - LAT)
  • Address:Popesfield Way, Maidstone , Kent , ME14 5GA
  • Telephone: 01634 412 240
  • Email: info@snowfieldsacademy.org.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 Education.