Exams Officer

Coleshill, Warwickshire
Date Posted: 04 Jul 2024
  1. School Administration
£99 - £110 per day
  1. Daily supply (Temporary)

Exams Officer

Coleshill, Warwickshire

Tradewind are working on behalf of a school in the Coleshill area who pride themselves on their inclusive and supportive environment, where every student is encouraged to achieve their full potential.

Role Overview: They are seeking a dedicated and highly organised Secondary School Exams Officer to join their administrative team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in managing all aspects of the examinations process, ensuring the smooth and efficient administration of internal and external exams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the planning, administration, and delivery of all internal and external examinations.
  • Liaise with examination boards and ensure compliance with all regulations and guidelines.
  • Manage the registration of students for exams and ensure accurate and timely submission of entries.
  • Organise exam timetables and communicate schedules to staff, students, and parents.
  • Oversee the secure storage and distribution of examination materials.
  • Recruit, train, and manage a team of invigilators.
  • Ensure the proper conduct of examinations, addressing any issues that arise during the process.
  • Manage the results process, including the receipt and distribution of results to students and staff.
  • Handle any post-examination queries, appeals, and requests for re-marks.
  • Maintain accurate records and provide reports as required.

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience in an exams officer or similar administrative role within an educational setting.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective working relationships with staff, students, and external bodies.
  • Proficiency in using examination management software and MS Office applications.
  • A thorough understanding of examination regulations and procedures.


  • Experience in training and managing invigilators.
  • Familiarity with SIMS or other school management information systems.

What We Offer:

  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • A commitment to staff well being and work-life balance

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