3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

(Actual £13064 to £14236 pa)

Exams Assistant job summary

Be part of our journey…

Since relaunching in September 2021 with a new name and a new ethos, Queen Elizabeth School is quickly establishing itself as a centre for excellence. We are on a mission to “empower our students to achieve academic excellence through aspiration and innovation”. With the support of a highly ambitious leadership team and surrounded by colleagues who are passionate about the whole student experience, and with our new sixth form, QE6 which opened in September 2023, now is a fantastic time to join our forward thinking school.

Whatever their role in the school, all of our colleagues share a passion for learning and working with the next generation.

Situated on the Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire border and close to the market town of Hitchin, the school also benefits from being within 5 minutes drive of idyllic countryside locations, yet being 5 minutes from the M1 and London Luton Airport.

We are now looking to appoint an Exams Assistant to join our team. This is an essential role in the school to assist the Exams Officer in making sure that all Exam entries are submitted in a timely manner and assist all administrative tasks relating to exams.

Find out more about Queen Elizabeth School, from the voices of our school community here https://www.qesluton.co.uk/Choose-QES/.

We welcome visits from all prospective staff to Queen Elizabeth School.

To arrange a visit or book a telephone conversation to discuss the role further, please contact recruitment@qesluton.co.uk

Key duties

To assist with the day to day operations and to provide administrative support to the Examinations team.

Work efficiently, effectively and collaboratively across all key stages of the school processing student examinations and assessments.

To assist with the processing of examination and assessment entries and ensure that documentation is properly stored.

To assist with the preparation and dispatching of entries to the Examination Boards.

To support the provision for students with access arrangements for examinations and assessments.

The successful candidate will

  • Share our values of ambition, integrity, determination and kindness

  • Hold an absolute commitment to exceptional standards

  • Be a consummate professional

  • Be a team player with an understanding that excellence can only be achieved by working together

QES staff all benefit from

  • Working in a state of the art building with outstanding IT, sporting and performance facilities

  • Excellent opportunities for progression- we will always seek to promote from within in the first instance

  • Outstanding professional development opportunities, both from our internal CPD programme and through our partnership organisation

  • Season ticket loan

  • Use of our on site fitness suite

  • Bike to Work Scheme

  • Opportunities to support extra curricular activities domestically and internationally

  • Ample staff parking and excellent transport links

  • Subsidised staff accommodation available

Start date: September 2024

Salary: (Actual £13064 to £14236 pa)

Job Role: Permanent, Part-time

Hours: Part time 20 hours per week Term time only plus 5 training days and 2 additional days for results days

Recruitment Timeline:

Position advertised: 05/07/2024

Closing date for applications: Monday 15th July 2024 10.00am

Final Shortlisting: TBC

Interviews: TBC

We reserve the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date.

Safeguarding

Queen Elizabeth School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

The Department for Education (DfE) has set out statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ for schools and colleges on safeguarding.

Safeguarding is defined in paragraph 4 as: “Protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.”

The definition of 'children' includes everyone under the age of 18.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Queen Elizabeth School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1186 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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