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Examinations Officer

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace, London, SE19 2JH

This job expired on 31 August 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 August 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 August 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£32,000-£35,000

Additional allowances

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 to senior leadership.

We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

Examinations Officer job summary

We are seeking an experienced Examinations Officer to work within our high performing Academy. You will be experienced in Examination matters and be able to manage your workload effectively to be able to deliver high quality service.

Main Areas of Responsibility

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Responsibility for all public examinations from organisation of entries, organisation of examination sessions and all communications with examination boards;
  • Liaison between exam boards and Coordinators or Academy leadership teams;
  • Circulation of information and instructions from examination boards to all relevant staff;
  • Plan an annual calendar of examinations and distribute this to the leadership team. Updating with detail in a timely way before each examination session;
  • To agree timetable with coordinators for non-date specific examinations (eg. controlled assessments);
  • Responsible for recruitment, induction and training of invigilators;
  • Be responsible for deployment of invigilators with regard to budget costs;
  • Check and oversee the distribution of all certificates for students;
  • Provide facilities for external students if appropriate;
  • In liaison with the Student Support Services organise appropriate support for candidates with special needs;
  • Collect syllabus requirements, entries coursework marks, estimated grades from Coordinators ;
  • Check that sufficient quantities of papers are received and that procedures for storage of papers are adhered to;
  • Liaise with premises staff and Assistant Principal responsible for examinations to ensure halls are set up appropriately;
  • Responsible for setting up the examination room provision, including any equipment required;
  • Responsible for collecting scripts and keeping securely until sent to examination board;
  • Responsible for keeping certificates of posting and other important certification relating to security of examinations;
  • Collection, collation and distribution of examination results to Principal and students;
  • Processing special consideration requests as required;
  • Keep accurate accounts of any fees paid by students;
  • Provide entries lists to Coordinators and Assistant Principals for checking;
  • Creating and examination timetable showing dates, times and locations;
  • Ensure all students are given their statements of entry and are informed of the dates and times of their examinations.

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will 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

Safeguarding Notice

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.

Equal Opportunities

The Harris Federation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

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About Harris City Academy Crystal Palace

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1294 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0208 771 2261

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is a mixed Academy for 1,300 students aged 11-18, with a large sixth form of over 350 students. The Academy has three consecutive Outstanding judgments by Ofsted, with the most recent inspection in 2014 finding the Academy to be Outstanding in every aspect. We are a consistently high performing school; in 2019, our progress 8 score was 0.61, 94% of our students achieved a 4+ in English and 86% in maths. Our motto, ‘All Can Achieve’ encapsulates our vision that all members of the Academy community are supported and encouraged to achieve their absolute potential.

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