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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 30 hours per week, term time plus 2 weeks, ie 41 weeks per year (but 37 hours per week during period of external exams (approx. 6th May – 28 June), ie 7 weeks excluding half term) 8.30am-4.30pm, four days a week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary

Pro rata £19,686 - £22,500)

Pay scale

Grade 6 Point 11-17

What skills and experience we're looking for



  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Calmness under pressure
  • Interact with others in a positive way
  • Flexibility (to work with and support other teams at quiet times of the year for exams)
  • Work with a high degree of accuracy
  • Work without close supervision
  • Work well both as part of a team and independently, demonstrating initiative to suggest ideas to make improvements)
  • Effective interpersonal skills working with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Educated to A level or NVQ3 level



  • Working in an administration environment
  • Managing own workload
  • Completing tasks to deadlines
  • Working on several different projects/areas at the same time
  • Dealing with confidential matters
  • Using online tools
  • Working with databases and managing data input


  • Working in a school/college environment
  • Managing the examination process within an educational setting
  • Complying with the requirements of regulatory bodies
  • Advising senior leadership teams
  • Managing staff
  • Budget management
  • Using a management information system (MIS) within an educational setting or equivalent
  • Safer recruitment trained

Knowledge skills and abilities


  • Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
  • High standard of verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of a range of IT software packages
  • Analyse data
  • Time management and planning skills to prioritise workload and balance conflicting demands to meet strict deadlines
  • Follow relevant policies, procedures and regulation to complete work
  • Adapt quickly to changes to regulations and processes
  • Deal with enquiries in a professional and sensitive manner
  • Work in a confidential manner and observe and adhere to data protection regulations – e.g. Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


  • Manage and maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the exams system
  • Aware of the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) regulations or equivalent
  • Aware of current developments in the secondary school/college curriculum and examination systems
  • Aware of qualifications contributing to performance tables (school and/or college performance measures)
  • Undertake relevant training and development opportunities

What the school offers its staff

Join Our Team and Make a Difference in the Quality of Education at Bishops’

I appreciate your interest in this position and hope that the information provided will inspire you to join our mission and vision. Our goal is to cultivate a thriving educational community where every student is valued, so they can flourish and become their best selves. We empower our students to be confident, lifelong learners, responsible citizens, and compassionate individuals both personally and spiritually by knowing, nurturing, and inspiring them.

As a forward-thinking school, Bishops' has an excellent reputation and is dedicated to achieving outstanding performance in all aspects. Our team is committed to fostering positive relationships with staff and students, and we believe in the professional development of all members. If you share our vision and are interested in the position, please download our application form from the website and submit a letter of support that addresses how you meet the Person Specification. I look forward to hearing from you. If you share the School’s vision, we would be delighted to hear from you.

To apply, please complete our application form, available to download from our website, and submit a letter of support which addresses how you meet the Person Specification. Applications should be submitted to vacancies@bishopschester.co.uk by the closing date.

Helen Cairns


Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to vacancies@bishopschester.co.uk

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About The Bishops' Blue Coat Church of England High School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1144 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

School location

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