This job expired on 24 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    24 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    9 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Contract type
Kent Range 8 £26,205 - £29,885 (FTE)

Job summary

SIMS & Exams Officer

Full time


Salary: Kent Range 8 £26,205 - £29,885 (FTE)

Hours: 37

Benefits: Competitive

Closing date: 24-09-2021

Please apply as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable candidate be found.

We are delighted to introduce you to Orchards Academy, a secondary school that is at the heart of its community. At Orchards we aim to provide a caring yet challenging curriculum and environment in which the talents of each student are nurtured and enabled to flourish. Where there is a relentless drive to enable students to achieve their full potential. We are very excited to be recruiting a SIMS and Exams officer to join our staff body.

We are looking for an individual with a strong understanding of SIMS and Exams and its ability to raise the standard of education within Orchards Academy.

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate enthusiasm, commitment, the ability to reflect and a personal desire to improve and develop. The ideal candidate will be responsible for taking the lead role in the development, management and maintenance of SIMS. Using SIMS to ensure that data is effectively managed throughout the school and the exam process is carried out in line with exam board requirements.

Amongst other things this individual must have;

-a strong understanding of the SIMS package
-an understanding of the exams process within SIMS including entries and results
-ability to meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure
-a willingness to undertake professional development

For any questions or to book an informal conversation about this position please contact Mrs Angela Jones via e mail to or 01322 616136

Working for TKAT:

Leadership within TKAT schools require passion, understanding, empathy and above all, a genuine love for the profession. Our role is to support you by giving you the flexibility to work how and when you need to; to open up opportunities to develop your career; to take care of your wellbeing at work; to enable you to flourish as an individual and to offer the kind of rewards you can only find from improving the prospects and life chances for literally thousands of children and young people.


TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and Barring service check, a Right to Work in the UK check and satisfactory references.

Equal Opportunities:

TKAT is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part time or on a flexible basis.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
549 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Orchards Academy

Our Aims, Vision and Ethos

The school's vision is to provide every student with a safe, supportive learning environment, one where all people within the community are valued and make positive contributions to the school community, and where students develop into responsible independent members of society.

In order to realise this vision, we use the four Ofsted strands to guide us:

The achievement of pupils

All students are set targets based on prior attainment and teacher assessment. All students will receive a target grade for the end of each Key Stage. Parents, Students and Staff will be able to use this grade to ensure that each student reaches their full potential. This process is used in every subject to ensure student progress across the entire curriculum.

School location

St Mary's Road, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7TE

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