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  • Start date details

    November 2024

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 6pm

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

NJC16- 19 (£28,282 - £29,777 FTE)

Examinations Officer job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic Examinations Officer to cover a maternity leave, to provide high quality and effective organisation of internal and external examinations. The postholder will also be required to assist the Data Manager with reporting and analysis as required, liaise effectively with exam boards and co-ordinate our team of exam invigilators.

Candidates must be well organised, confident in their use of IT and online systems, reliable and able to maintain confidentiality at all times. Experience of working in schools is desirable but not essential.

The postholder will be required to work 24hrs/week, over four days, term time plus 2 inset days and 3 days in August to manage the exam results (39 working weeks). A flexible approach to the distribution of hours per week will be required due to the nature of the post. There will be an expectation to increase hours over five days (Monday to Friday), during the summer examination period. The additional hours worked during this period can be taken as TOIL after the summer exams have finished.

Salary - 16- 19 (£28,282 - £29,777 FTE) - this will be pro-rata for part-time and term time [hourly rate = £14.66 - £15.43]

John O'Gaunt School is situated in the beautiful historic market town of Hungerford on the Berkshire/Wiltshire border and is very much at the heart of the community it serves. There are good road and rail links, with easy access to the M4 and a 10 minute walk from the station.

This is an exciting time to join John O’Gaunt, part of Excalibur Academies Trust and judged to be a 'Good' school by Ofsted. The school is unique and special and we say that we are a place with ‘big school ambition, small school care’. This means that we offer all the benefits and ambitions of larger schools, whilst offering the care and support that only a smaller community school like ours can. Our philosophy is secured on a bedrock of teamwork - evident across the whole school and the school truly has a family feel. Additionally, we offer;

Employee Assistance Programme

Career development opportunities within school and across the Trust

Strong Professional Development based on individual needs

Cycle to Work Scheme

Flexible Family Friendly Policies

Excalibur Academies Trust is growing, creating opportunities for ambitious, innovative and outward looking professionals with a desire to progress and develop. We never forget that the strength of our organisation is entirely dependent upon the quality of our people and that it is our responsibility to offer the best training, support and development for every member of staff. This starts from the moment you join with a comprehensive onboarding programme, management support and wide ranging CPD opportunities.

We reserve the right to appoint before the deadline if appropriate so early applications are encouraged.

Excalibur Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is proud to serve a diverse student and parent community. The aims of the Trust’s recruitment policy are to ensure that the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities and suitability for the position; to ensure that all job applicants are considered equally and consistently; to ensure that no job applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure that the School meets its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

EAT is an equal opportunities employer, proud to serve a diverse student/parent community. The Trust’s recruitment policy aims to ensure the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities, suitability for the position; to ensure all applicants are considered equally/consistently; ensure no applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethnic/ national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure the School meets its commitment to safeguarding/promoting the welfare of children/young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks.

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About John O'Gaunt School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
429 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

John O'Gaunt School is an11-16 secondary school, situated in the beautiful historic market town of Hungerford on the Berkshire/Wiltshire border and is very much at the heart of the community it serves. There are good road and rail links, with easy access to the M4 and a 10 minute walk from the station.

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