Examinations Officer

From January 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.
37 hours per week, term time plus 1 Inset day and 14 days school holiday work.
Salary: Actual salary £23,554–£27,681 (FTE £25,991–£30,451).
Closing date: 9am, Monday 23 November 2020

Denefield School is seeking to appoint an Examinations Officer who will ensure the smooth running of all matters relating to external and internal examinations. Previous experience of running examinations and working with examination bodies is advantageous, but training will be provided.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills, a keen eye for detail and accuracy and a high level of proficiency with database management systems including Excel. They must be happy working independently, as well as part of a wider team, and be a confident decision maker.

Flexibility is essential, as hours of work will vary across the year, in line with exam seasons. During exam seasons, you may be required to work in excess of 37 hours per week, but outside of these times fewer hours per week are required. The Examinations Officer is expected to be available for work during the third and fourth weeks of August when A Level and GCSE exam results are released and the first inset day of each year, held in September. 

We know that happy staff make for a happy school. As such, we offer a tax efficient bike-to-work scheme, annual flu vaccinations and regular wellbeing sessions. Staff who opt into the Local Government Pension Scheme will receive a generous employer contribution equivalent to 19.6% of salary.

If you wish to be part of our plans for the future, please visit our school’s website and download the job description and person specification for the relevant role. To apply, please download an application form. This should be completed and returned, along with a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4, to recruitment@denefield.org.uk

If you would like to discuss either roles please contact the school directly on 0118 9413 458.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 23 November.

We reserve the right to appoint an outstanding applicant prior to this deadline. For this reason, early applications are appreciated.

CVs will not be accepted.

Denefield School
Long Lane, Tilehurst, Reading, RG31 6XY

Denefield School is an equal opportunities employer and selects staff on merit, irrespective of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Denefield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is a requirement for the successful applicant to undertake a school issued enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and accept the responsibility for providing and safeguarding the welfare of all students.

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RG31 6XY

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