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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    5 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

26873.00 - 27803.00

Administrator to the Headteacher and Exams Officer job summary

Burnley High School wishes to appoint a hardworking, enthusiastic and committed Administrator to the Headteacher and Exams Officer. If you are experienced, enthusiastic, open to new ideas and have a flexible ‘can do’ approach, we would welcome an application from you. This is a full time position working term time plus one week (40 weeks per year). The actual salary for this position is from £24,241 to £25,079 per annum.

 

The Job

  • To manage the examination entry process, including gathering information from teaching staff to ensure that students’ examination entries are made correctly and on time, making amendments/withdrawals etc.
  • To manage the examination preparation process. This includes preparing examination timetables for students and staff; creating seating plans for each examination room; briefing candidates, staff and parents; receiving, checking and securely storing confidential examination materials; administering internal assessment etc.
  • To manage examination days in accordance with awarding body regulations, including preparing for each exam day, starting an examination, dealing with emergencies, irregularities and malpractice, ending the examination, collecting the examination scripts and packing and dispatching examination scripts.
  • To manage examination results. This includes accessing results electronically/downloading results from awarding body secure sites and preparing for results to be disseminated to each student/candidate.
  • Organise the diary of the Headteacher and act as point of contact for Headteacher communication requests.
  • To organise and be responsible for internal and external meetings and teleconferences, including booking venues, arranging accommodation and taking minutes as required
  • To prepare and/or draft correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents for the school as required


What are the job requirements?

GCSE or Equivalent qualification in English and Mathematics at level 9 – 5.

Experience providing administrative support at a high level

Proficient computer skills and experience of using Microsoft Office packages, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint

Experience of working with a school MIS

Experience of working with Exams Administration and all relevant processes

Experience of taking and writing minutes, summarising discussions and writing concise reports in a fast-paced environment.

Flexibility and a willingness to undertake varied responsibilities working alone or as part of a team


About Burnley High School:

Burnley High School was founded in 2014 in Burnley, Lancashire. It is a mainstream school for mixed pupils aged 11-16. Burnley High School is part of the Education Partnership Trust.

Values and Vision

Burnley High School promises to “transform lives” by empowering pupils to achieve their full potential. The school focuses on developing the “whole person”. Beyond academic expectations, young people also learn life skills, and their personal and social development is encouraged.

The school’s ambition is to build a life-long love of learning and a set of moral values to help pupils make a positive contribution to society. 


About the Education Partnership Trust (EPT):

EPT was established in 2012 as a multi-academy trust and is an approved academy sponsor. Our vision is to create outstanding schools which transform learning, lives and communities. We benefit from our diverse and unique range of schools which include secondary mainstream, alternative provision and special and have a proven track record of sustained improvement. Our schools are united by a drive to improve opportunities and outcomes for children and young people within a collaborative learning culture.

Our staff are our most valued asset so we continually invest in our colleagues and we believe that all teaching and support staff posts within our schools are key in terms of supporting pupil achievement and improving their life chances. As such we are keen to recruit dedicated and ambitious professionals who will add value to our schools and trust by helping our young people to succeed. 

 

Our extensive range of rewards and benefits include:

  • Healthcare cash back plan provided free by the trust includes optical, dental, physio, diagnostics, health assessment, NHS prescription charges, hospital cover, discounted gym memberships plus lots more.
  • Employee Assistance Programme including, counselling, CBT, and wellbeing initiatives.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Access to government pension schemes.
  • Free parking.
  • Electric Car Scheme (Salary Sacrifice).
  • Training, mentoring and progression opportunities including our Emerging Leaders programmes.
  • Trust wide intranet to share knowledge and resources. 

 

Incomplete application forms will not be shortlisted, if you need to discuss a reason for being unable to complete a section, please contact the recruitment team HR@ept-uk.com

 

We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application. Please contact the School Business Manager – michael.rigby@burnleyhigh.com.


Please be advised, as part of due diligence checks, online searches will be carried out on shortlisted candidates.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Burnley High School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
570 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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