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Exams and Attendance Lead

The Market Bosworth School, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV13 0JT

This job expired on 26 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    26 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Pay grade 9. £25,932-£28,152 per annum

Exams and Attendance Lead job summary

The Market Bosworth School is seeking to appoint an outstanding Exams and Attendance Lead to join our team. The successful candidate will play a vital role in the success of our school and will be integral to supporting our students.

The Market Bosworth School is very proud of its students and staff. We have excellent academic standards and work hard to create a safe and enjoyable learning environment for all. We have been recognised as an “Outstanding” school by Ofsted 3 times in 2009, 2012 and 2018. This is an exciting time for the School, as we build on our now established GCSE achievements of the last 7 years, where we have consistently achieved results within the top 10% of all schools nationally. In 2022, 75% of our students passed Maths and English at grade 7 or higher.

This is a crucial role for the school, it offers the successful candidate the perfect opportunity to become involved in the learning, welfare and success of young people. The ability to work as a team and learn new skills is more important than specific previous experience.

Job Purpose:

Under the direction of the Assistant Principal, manage the complete exams process, covering internal and external examinations and adhering to national regulations and guidelines. To monitor student attendance and work with staff, students and parents to improve student attendance levels.

Functional Relationships:

Teaching staff, invigilators, SENDCO, Admin/Finance staff, senior leadership Team, students, other support staff as required and examining bodies.

Main Duties and Responsibilities (Exams):

  • To enter all students for examinations as required throughout the year and issue lists of entries for departments to check.
  • To be responsible for discussions regarding the setting of the exam budget. Monitoring of exams expenditure during the year including invigilation costs.
  • Send entries to examination boards
  • Liaise with all examination boards used by the school.
  • Prepare and distribute all statements of entry and amendments.
  • Maintain all examination records.
  • Organise all examinations, including mocks, modular and internal tests throughout the year. Prepare examination timetables. Arrange and check examination rooms including candidate numbers.
  • Oversee the receipt and checking of, security of and storage of examination papers and materials. Ensure examination regulations are met.
  • Manage any emergencies on the days of external examinations in the interests of candidates and process any reports to the examination boards on lateness, misconduct or sickness.
  • Responsible for the dispatch of completed exam papers to examiners as directed by awarding bodies.
  • Liaise with the SENCO and Middle Leaders regarding arrangements for SEN candidates. Prepare special consideration forms.
  • Act as a reference point for all staff, students, examination boards and others.
  • Make arrangements for the collection of exam fees where appropriate.
  • Download exam results from examination boards.
  • Organise the distribution of examination results on designated days, ensuring confidentiality of data under Data Protection Act.
  • Prepare statistics for use by the school and other relevant parties.
  • Oversee the arrangements for the recruitment and deployment of casual invigilators and staff.
  • Attend exam meetings externally and at conferences.
  • Develop the role undertaking varied relevant administration tasks where appropriate.
  • There is an expectation that the post holder will work some holiday hours to accommodate results period. During busy exam periods the ability to be flexible is important. Finishing time to be governed by end of daily exams – time accrued can be used in holiday periods with agreement of the Assistant Principal

    Main Duties and Responsibilities (Attendance):

  • To administer a daily attendance and punctuality check each morning and contact home by phone if students are not in school.
  • Communicate growing concerns to the Education Welfare Officer to initiate further action.
  • Liaise with Pastoral Leaders and Form Tutors about concerns they may have about poor attendance and punctuality.
  • Make and maintain contacts with parents/carers of students causing concern and work together to put strategies into place to encourage students to improve attendance and punctuality.
  • Produce attendance reports and follow up unauthorised absences on a weekly basis.
  • Produce a weekly summary of attendance data for the Pastoral Leaders and staff bulletin.
  • To attend parents’ evenings to support and promote excellent student attendance and punctuality.
  • To meet regularly with the school Education Welfare Officer to review school data.
  • For further details, including pay and hours, please visit www.tmbs.leics.sch.uk

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    About The Market Bosworth School

    School type
    Academy, ages 11 to 16
    Education phase
    View all Secondaryjobs
    School size
    821 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 16

    The Market Bosworth School is very proud of its students and staff. We have excellent academic standards and work hard to create a safe and enjoyable learning environment for all. We have been recognised as an “Outstanding” school by Ofsted 3 times in 2009, 2012 and 2018. This is an exciting time for the School, as we build on our now established GCSE achievements of the last 7 years, where we have consistently achieved results within the top 10% of all schools nationally. In 2022, 75% of our students passed Maths and English at grade 7 or higher.

    Arranging a visit to The Market Bosworth School

    We welcome and encourage visitors to school. Please feel free to contact Katie Reynolds on kreynolds@tmbs.org.uk for an informal tour, or more information should you wish.

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