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  • Job start date

    9 January 2023

  • Closing date

    12 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 November 2022

Job details



Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

The actual pay based on the below working pattern commencing £25,384.00 rising to £28,124.89, per annum

Pay scale

NJC scale points 21 to 25 (Bright Futures scale Grade 6)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls is seeking to appoint a well-qualified and confident Examinations Officer to manage the organization and administration of both internal and external examinations. Experience in a similar role or of working within a school would be an advantage.

Main Responsibilities

  • To ensure the efficient and accurate organization and administration of all aspects of the school’s external and internal examinations processes.
  • To ensure all examination arrangements are fully compliant with awarding body regulatory requirements and manage the smooth running of examination sessions including deployment of examination invigilators.
  • The examinations officer is responsible for the administration of public examinations related to GCSE, A Level and other examinations or test sessions within the school such as the entrance examination and university entrance tests.
  • The examinations officer reports to the Assistant Vice-Principal responsible for Achievement and Curriculum.

The full job description and person specification are attached in the job pack and can be found on our website's vacancies page.

What the school offers its staff


We offer a great opportunity to join an organisation which really lives its values. Our working environment is very inclusive and whilst you can expect to be challenged in your role, you will be supported through professional learning, treated fairly and with dignity and respect. Please see the Equality, Diversity, an Inclusion statement on our website.

Terms and Conditions

Salary: NJC scale points 21 to 25 (Bright Futures scale Grade 6). The full-time equivalent pay is £28,900 rising to £32,020 per annum. The actual pay based on the below working pattern commencing £25,384.00 rising to £28,124.89, per annum actual pay. Pay progression is linked to performance.

Working weeks: This is a great opportunity for flexible working as the role will work 38 weeks during school term time and an additional 2 weeks to be agreed. A total of 40 weeks.

Hours: 36.25 hours per week over 5 days. Flexible working will be considered, please discuss at interview if you wish this to be considered.

Holidays: You will be paid for the prorate equivalent of 25 days, plus 8 public holidays. This increases to 30 days plus 8 public holidays after 5 years’ service.

Pension: Local government pension scheme. Please take a look at the website: https://www.gmpf.org.uk/.

Other: We offer salary sacrifice schemes for purchasing bikes used for travel to work and technology for personal use, through monthly interest free salary deductions. We also offer opportunities for professional development.

Further details about the role


How to Apply

We can only accept completed application forms, rather than CVs. This is because the regulatory guidelines of Keeping Children Safe in Education (2021), require us to check various details of job applicants and an identical application format for each candidate enables us to do this. We use a process that does not identify personal characteristics to the shortlisting panel. This is part of our commitment to equalities and diversity.


Our application form is available online, along with the disclosure of criminal background form. The portal link is above (jotform). Alternatively, you can click Apply Now on this role via the current vacancies page of our website. Please upload the forms by 9:00 a.m., 12 December 2022.

The selection will take place on 15 December 2022. You will be notified after the closing date whether you have been shortlisted.

Commitment to safeguarding

Bright Futures Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out and references will be sought for shortlisted candidates and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

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About Altrincham Grammar School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1372 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) is a partnership of schools based in the North West. The Trust’s vision is the best for everyone, the best from everyone. Our values of community, passion and integrity are at the heart of everything we do. There are currently twelve schools within the Trust. BFET is committed to providing all staff with the training and support they need to be the best in their profession. Benefits include: working cross-phase, knowledge exchange between our schools and the opportunity to work with some of the most inspiring colleagues in their profession. Altrincham Grammar School for Girls (AGGS) was in the first cohort of schools to be designated a National Teaching School in 2011. AGGS is the lead school in the “Alliance for Learning”. Our teaching school alliance comprises schools of every type and phase, plus universities, throughout a wide geographical area. The impact of teaching school activities is felt within the Trust and far beyond. We have a reputation for excellence regionally and nationally, of which we are very proud. The successful candidates must be willing to engage in the school’s commitment to developing AGGS as a centre of excellence for teaching and learning.

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