Exams Officer Jobs in Salford – England – UK at Empowering Learning

Title: Exams Officer

Company: Empowering Learning

Location: Salford – England – UK

Type: Full Time


Empowering Learning are currently recruiting for an Exams Officer to start in a Manchester based secondary school as soon as possible.

Interested in this role You can find all the relevant information in the description below.

For this Exams Officer role it is imperative you:

Have a DBS on the update service

Be able to start in the next couple of weeks

Have a thorough knowledge of the exams system in secondary schools.

Main purpose of the Exams Officer job:

To be responsible for all aspects of the organisation of internal and external examinations, including the recruitment, training and deployment of invigilators and the security of examination papers, in line with JCQ requirements; and the effective distribution of certificates.

To further develop expertise in the software used by schools for examination entries and assessment.

The schools for this Exams Officer role:

Opened in 2017 and is now operating at full capacity

Around 1050 students

Outstanding Ofsted

41% Students Pupil Premium

Key relationships:

All members of staff (Teaching, Safeguarding team, Pastoral team, SENCO, SLT) students, parents, and external exam boards.

Please note that whilst this job description gives an indication of the key responsibilities, it is not intended to provide an exhaustive list of this Exams Officer role.

Main accountabilities of this Exams Officer role:

To prepare school and student examination timetables for internal and external examinations.

To produce examination invigilation lists as required.

To be responsible for the registration of pupil external examination entries with the examination boards, ensuring that every student is entered for every examination with Special Consideration arrangements applied for as appropriate.

To be responsible for the collation, analysis and distribution of all external examination results.

To be responsible for the recruitment, co-ordination, training and deployment of exam invigilators as part of the agreed system for the school.

To be responsible for an agreed budget.

To update policies pertaining to examinations.

To be responsible in ensuring key staff are updated on changes to JCQ rules and regulations.

Assist with the development of appropriate reports, school profiles and other sources of information on performance for the school.

Assist the Senior Leadership Team, to develop appropriate performance targets for the school as required.

To develop plans/strategies for future implementation

Co-ordinate and oversee the gathering of relevant data for the OFSTED and other external inspections.

To assist the Senior Leadership Team to organise examination presentation events.

To organise and collate all the examination information for the ‘Results Days’.

Be responsible for the accuracy, confidentiality and security of data produced by self and other people.

To be responsible for the creation and maintenance of appropriate data collection structures for staff.

To work as part of a team to support colleagues and contribute to the vision and ethos of the school.

To undertake personal development to improve own practice

To assist with pupil welfare duties including the supervision of students at lunchtime under the agreed system for the school to ensure the safety and welfare of pupils.

To assist with school administrative duties including exam invigilation as part of the agreed system for the school.



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