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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    8 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

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Working pattern

Full time, term time: Actual salary £28,763 - £30,578 (39 weeks per year, 37.5 hours per week)

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£31,716-£33,717

Pay scale

Grade 5 (Inner London)

Additional allowances

Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, skilled and knowledgeable Examinations Officer. This is part of the next wave of staff recruitment as our Academy grows and takes on its final cohort of students in September 2024, taking us to full capacity.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a growing Academy, where you will be highly supported by both the Academy team and the wider Harris Federation. As the Academy grows to full capacity there is a wide range of opportunities for future career progression.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • English and Mathematics GCSE or equivalent
  • Degree or equivalent
  • Knowledge of the examination system and procedures
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software
  • Knowledge of National curriculum
  • Three years' experience of working in an inner-city school or educational establishment
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Strong database skills, with the ability to produce user friendly data
  • The ability to recruit, organise and manager exam invigilators


What the school offers its staff

The vision of Harris Academy Clapham is a simple one. From our opening in September 2020, our academy is a place where‘everything is possible'.

TheClapham curriculumis designed to meet the needs, aspirations and abilities of every one of our students. Our aim is to improve their life chances and enable them to make a positive contribution to the city and world in which they live.

At Harris Clapham, the curriculum is delivered through high-quality teaching. This is codified in our research-informed approach to pedagogy, which we call the Clapham Way.

Through the Clapham academic, enrichment and pastoral curriculum we expect our students to develop powerful knowledge and the following values and character attributes that will enable them to achieve our vision that ‘Everything is Possible'.

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level.

In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance for teachers on MPS/UPS, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

This role will involve:

  • Responsibility for all public examinations and internal assessment, including organisation of entries, organisation of examination sessions and all communications with examination boards
  • Liaison between exam boards and relevant staff
  • Circulation of information and instructions from examination boards to all relevant staff
  • Planning, updating and distributing an annual calendar of external and internal examinations
  • Recruitment, induction and training of invigilators
  • Deployment of invigilators with regard to budget costs
  • Checking and overseeing the distribution of certificates
  • Providing facilities for external students if appropriate
  • In liaison with the Student Support Services, organising appropriate support for candidates with special needs
  • Collecting syllabus requirements, entries coursework marks and estimated grades from relevant staff
  • Checking that sufficient quantities of papers are ordered, received and that procedures for storage of papers are adhered to
  • Ensuring halls are set up appropriately
  • Setting up the examination room provision, including any equipment
  • Collecting scripts and keeping these securely until sent to examination board
  • Keeping certificates of posting and other important certification relating to security of examinations
  • Collection, collation and distribution of examination results
  • Processing special consideration requests
  • Keeping accurate accounts of any fees paid by students
  • Providing entries lists to relevant staff for checking
  • Creating and distributing examination timetable for internal and external assessments
  • Ensuring all students are given their statements of entry and are informed of the dates and times of their examinations


Commitment to safeguarding

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

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About Harris Academy Clapham

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
764 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0204 513 9350

The vision of Harris Academy Clapham is a simple one. From our opening in September 2020, our academy is a place where ‘everything is possible’.

The Clapham curriculum is designed to meet the needs, aspirations and abilities of individual students. Our aim is to improve their life chances and enable them to make a positive contribution to the city and world in which they live.

By this we mean that:

every student is supported to fully develop their academic and personal talents; we help students to go on and achieve their dreams and help others
we work with our families to support all our students, including those who have special educational needs and/or disabilities
we are a supportive part of the Lambeth community, working with our neighbours and others as best we can
every member of staff is supported in becoming the best that they can be, including their future career prospects and ambitions.
Through the Clapham academic, enrichment and pastoral curriculum we expect our students to develop powerful knowledge and the following values and character attributes that will enable them to achieve our vision that ‘Everything is Possible’:

Our key values
Endeavour for excellence

Learning to work hard and relish challenge.
Learning to never give up.
Learning to take sensible risks.
Learning to always strive for the best for themselves and each other.
Integrity and honesty

Always acting with kindness.
Treating others the way they would like to be treated.
Self-belief with a global view

Growing to have the agency to achieve their ambitions for themselves and the wider world.
A central core of our ethos is to fully develop students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural wellbeing. We ensure that our students understand their role in making the academy and their community a safer and better place. We do this in a wide variety of ways, including after-school activities, during lessons, school visits and working with a range of external organisations such as local and national charities.

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