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  • Start date details

    1st July 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£31,364.00 - £34,834.00 Annually (FTE) £30,777 - £34,182 actual salary

Exams Officer job summary


Commencing – 1st July 2024

Salary – £31,364 - £34,834 (FTE)

Actual salary – £30,777 - £34,182

Monday to Friday, 7:45am – 4:15pm

(with flexibility required depending on need during examination periods)

Term Time plus 3 weeks

(including day before/day/day after External A-level and GCSE examination results days in August

Do you have experience in exam processes and ensuring compliance with regulations? Are you detail-oriented and able to handle confidential information with discretion?

Watling Academy is seeking an Exams Officer to join our team. In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the exam administration process. Your primary duties will include maintaining and developing systems to coordinate exam administration, preparing for and running internal and external examination series, ensuring compliance with JCQ and awarding body regulations and liaising with internal and external stakeholders. Additionally, you will play a key role in managing exam entry procedures, including registration, candidate management and fee payment processes.

The successful candidate will be familiar with examination procedures and regulations. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is passionate about education and possesses a meticulous attention to detail.

Watling Academy was judged as ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED in May 2023 and is a purpose-built 11-18 secondary school in its fourth year of operation, located within the Whitehouse development on the western expansion area of Milton Keynes. The Academy will have 1800 students when at full capacity. Watling Academy is part of the Denbigh Alliance MAT.

The Denbigh Alliance has a track record of delivering academic success in subjects which offer students a real currency to progress into higher education or employment. We consistently outperform the Milton Keynes and national averages in terms of the results our students achieve. This academic success is built on the supportive, well-disciplined and dynamic learning environment we provide, which enables our students to focus on their studies. We believe that for a School to succeed there needs to be a genuine spirit of partnership between students, the Schoolandparents.

We are a Maths Hub, Computing Hub and SCITT and amongst the best in the country in terms ofraising standards, both within our Trust and in the schools that we support.

If you would like to join our team then please visit our website, www.watling.academy for more information and to download an application form. Application forms should be emailed to hr@thedenbighalliance.org.uk

Application forms only will be accepted - please do not send CVs.

The Denbigh Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

E-mail: hr@thedenbighalliance.org.uk

Headteacher: Mr I Bacon

Closing date for applications: Monday 3rd June, 9am

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)
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 Watling Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
841 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Watling Academy is a purpose-built secondary school in its second year of operation, located within the Whitehouse development on the western expansion area of Milton Keynes. The Academy will have 1800 students when at full capacity. Watling Academy is part of the Denbigh Alliance MAT.

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