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Exam Officer

  • Location: Newham
  • Start date: 16 Apr 2018
  • Category: Secondary
  • Job reference: PE10999097
  • Branch: London Secondary North
  • Consultant: Amy Quaranta
  • Call: 020 3219 7730
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
Exam officer required for all girls School located in Newham, London.

An Ofsted report in February 2018 confirmed the school remains 'Good' and that the practice seen indicates the school could be judged 'Outstanding' if judged Now!

Relationships: The post holder will be line managed by the Deputy Head Learning for all matters and has
Head of Department Status, but will ultimately be responsible to the Principal as Head of Centre. The post
holder will line manage the Exams Administrator and Invigilators.

Fundamental Task: To ensure the planning and management of exams, both internal and external, is
conducted efficiently and in the best interest of candidates and in accordance with the regulations laid
down by the awarding bodies. To ensure the operation of an efficient exam system with clear guidelines
for all relevant staff.
Responsibilities
Operational (some of which may be delegated to the Exams Officer)
To establish and maintain good relationships with all students, parents, colleagues and other
professionals
To organise public and internal examinations including production and dissemination of individual
timetables for students, hall / room and invigilation requirements
To co-ordinate invigilation for school and public examinations as required
To ensure that examination papers and documentation are securely stored as per examination board
requirements
To liaise with examination boards and relevant staff in relation to internal assessments, complaints,
examination timetable clashes and special requirements for SEN students
To liaise with and follow up with Heads of Department and Faculty and relevant staff to ensure
coursework, examination entries and other requests / changes are submitted within set deadlines
To set up exam venues as per examination board requirements
To brief candidates on examination regulations and produce written guidelines for staff and
candidates
To co-ordinate the posting of coursework and examination papers
To co-ordinate access arrangements with SEN Administrator for all internal and external exams
To co-ordinate exam certificates and arrange for them to reach students either in person or by
posting
To maintain and update information held on school database systems relating to assessment and
examinations
To provide instructions and /or assist teachers in relation to examination entries, internal
assessments and assessment data requirements
To set up and maintain archive files and historical data relating to assessment and examination
results
To input examination entries and results into school database systems as required
To co-ordinate the collection, entry and extraction of data required to ensure statutory returns,
which are relevant to the area, are completed accurately and within deadlines
To liaise with other schools in order to follow up missing data
Only Successful candidates will be contacted.
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