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
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
Teaching staff, invigilators, SENDCO,
Admin/Finance staff, senior leadership Team, students, other support staff as
required and examining bodies.
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
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
Download exam results from examination boards.
Organise the distribution of examination results on
designated days, ensuring confidentiality of data under Data Protection
Prepare statistics for use by the school and other
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
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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