27 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    20 July 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Contract type
Level 8, Actual Salary (£24,721 to £27,039)

Job summary

Chief Executive Officer: Mr S French 
Required: As soon as possible 
Examinations and Qualifications Manager 
Level 8, 37 hours per week, term time only plus 2 weeks 
Actual Salary (£24,721 to £27,039)  

The Alpha Academies Trust is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic and well qualified Examinations and Qualifications Manager. The successful candidate will lead the Examinations Team across the Trust. This will ensure smooth administration and implementation of all internal and external examinations, vocational qualification registrations and results claims within the Trust. Also, acting in accordance and ensuring compliance with the regulations as defined by the Department of Education, the Joint Council for General Qualifications, awarding organisations and examination regulators.  

We are looking for an excellent administrator with the ability to work calmly under pressure. Exceptional organisational ability and high levels of accuracy are essential along with excellent IT skills including data entry and spreadsheets. You need to be an excellent communicator, able to liaise between examination boards, students, staff and parents. Previous management experience of an Examination Team is required.  

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.  

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you. 

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to apply@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk quoting the job reference number detailed above.  

Closing Date for this Post: Wednesday 1st September 2021 at 9:00am 
Interview Date: To Be Confirmed 

Applying for the job

For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website, https://alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/vacancies/ Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
1267 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number

About Discovery Academy

Our largest Academy opened in September 2011 and moved into a new £25 million accommodation in September 2013. Student numbers are increasing and attainment for all students is improving steadily. The highly qualified and committed staff follow the ‘mission statement’ of Expect Excellence. Steady improvement was validated by Ofsted in 2016 with good judgments for teaching, behaviour and leadership. In 2017 we are very proud that Discovery was the most improved Academy in the City, with results continuing to improve in 2018. 

School location

Discovery Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 0GA

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