exams officer in bristol

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£ 65 per day
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job details

bristol, south west
job category
job type
working hours
£ 65 per day
Non Teaching
reference number
0117 9299882
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job description

Do you have an eye for detail and strong organisational skills?

We are looking for an experienced examinations officer to manage and run all stages and processes in the internal and external administration of schools examinations. This a great opportunity for someone looking to work in a vibrant secondary school. You will need to have previous experience as an exams officer.


* Free parking
* Free training, both online and on-site
* On-site canteen with hot food
* Continuous career development opportunities
* Supportive and outgoing colleagues

Your responsibilities will include:

* To manage and run all stages and processes in the internal and external administration of schools examinations. This includes both computerised paperwork (for example making entries, producing registers/timetables, maintaining a database of entries and results,) and practical matters (for example booking & setting up rooms, organising special arrangements.
* To liaise with Curriculum Leads with regard to the relevant examination boards and syllabus studied to examination level. To establish the number of entries at each tier and to process entries taken throughout the year.
* To provide exam invigilators with invigilation timetables in advance of examinations, including mock exams as well as all public exam sessions.
* To ensure statutory procedures and recommendations relating to examinations (including special arrangements) from the DfE, Joint Council, Exam Boards and other relevant agencies are implemented and followed on a timely basis
* To liaise relevant staff and SENDCO with regard to Special Examinations Arrangements for specific students taking external examinations.
* To be responsible for the security of exam and test papers and to ensure the safe and efficient dispatch of scripts and other materials to the examination boards, examiners and moderators.
* To liaise with examination boards throughout the academic year to provide updated information regarding syllabuses, deadlines for entries and coursework and any other relevant information (e.g. student guides) for staff/students/parents.
* To work efficiently on any queries, re-mark requests and missing marks following results day, making contact with exam boards and colleges as necessary
* To develop, maintain, implement and adhere to an exams policy for the school (in conjunction with the Assistant Head for Curriculum).
* To ensure the school meets all its statutory duties in the reporting of results
* To be responsible for the management of the exams budget

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career within a supportive education environment


SIMS experience

educational requirements

high school