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Examinations Officer Administration - Term Time

Future Schools Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F43-106-S
  • Posted:04/04/2019
  • Pay:£24,717 - £28,327 per annum
  • Start Date:Jul 2019
  • App Close Date:23/04/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:May 2019

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We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, extremely well organised individual to undertake the role of Examinations Officer within Cornwallis Academy. The successful candidate will have an overall responsibility for the efficient and secure administration and delivery of the Public and Internal Examinations process. Previous experience of school examination systems would be advantageous, but is not essential. 


Working with the Deputy Headteacher the post of Examinations Officer is 37 hours per week, term time + INSETS and two additional weeks (the additional 2 weeks are worked in line with the examination period and results weeks).  This role is a permanent position.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning and writing internal exam timetables in consultation with SLT and Heads of Subject
  • Managing the daily running of external and internal examinations. This will include creating seating plans, ensuring that all required materials are in the examination rooms for the start of the examinations and arrangements for candidates with special educational needs are in place.
  • Arranging invigilation, including briefing and training invigilators in Academy procedures
  • Be responsible for the management and supervision of invigilators
  • Be responsible for a budget to cover cost of invigilators and expenditure for examinations


To be successful we will expect you to meet the following criteria:

  • Evidence of good ICT, literacy and numeracy skills through an accredited qualification(s), or experience in relevant disciplines
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills, including the ability to multi-task, perform under pressure and deal with competing priorities
  • Excellent communication skills, including impeccable command of spoken and written English
  • Must be ICT literate and able to use the internet, e.g. consult websites, access information, download material/make entries electronically, operate the Academy’s database, produce and operate spreadsheet packages, produce analyses, use email.


We will offer you:

•A vibrant and exciting place to work

•An excellent Continued Professional Development programme

•The support of a Trust that currently runs two secondary schools, primary school and Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years

•An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme and the Local Authority Reward Scheme


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Information about the trust

Future Schools Trust is a visionary organisation comprised of two secondary academies, a sixth form, primary school and a nursery school. Occupying state-of-the-art facilities our objective is to secure the very best educational opportunities for the young people we serve. We pride ourselves in being innovative in changing the face of education. If you are an ambitious, motivated and enthusiastic team player, we want to hear from you.

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.