Exams Officer

Liverpool, Merseyside
Date Posted: 20 Jun 2024
  1. School Administration
£27803 - £30296 per annum
  1. Permanent

Exams Officer

Liverpool, Merseyside
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Tradewind are recruiting on behalf of one of our Liverpool secondary schools who are looking for an Exams Officer for a full time, term time only, permanent position to start as soon as possible.

The role

To manage the whole examination process

To maintain and develop attendance mechanisms and to manage the cover system to ensure continuity of teaching and learning.

To plan, organise and supervise all aspects of examination, Mock Exams and CATs testing arrangements to ensure that an efficient and effective service is provided

To administer all examination entries

To administer BTEC Registrations

Oversee all post-results services

To develop and train a team of invigilators

To plan and organise the examination timetable including room allocation and preparation ¨

To organise, oversee and supervise examination invigilation and train all invigilators ¨

To be conscious with all relevant regulations and ensure compliance ¨

To liaise with staff, examination boards and other agencies as required ¨

To organise and be in attendance on results days

To analyse results and other statistics and represent them as required ¨

To prepare estimates of expenditure and exercise day to day control of the examination budget ¨

To prepare Course Manager [SIMS] with relevant course data, to support with the census return ¨

To ensure Post 16 data and prior attainment records are accurate ¨

To undertake all exam data checking processes ¨

To work alongside the data manager providing all relevant data to other systems and returns.

The school:

  • Liverpool local authority
  • Ofsted rating 'Good' school
  • 1000+ pupils on roll
  • 11-18 school

The essentials:

  • Previous experience with exams systems and their relationship with the curriculum
  • Managing staff and resources
  • Using SIMS Exams and Assessment Manager
  • Enhanced Child workforce DBS on the update service or be prepared to undertake a new one
  • Full and complete 10-year career history
  • Minimum of 2 references including your most recent employment reference
  • Legal right to work in the UK


  • Tradewind Recruitment is currently the most recommended education recruitment agency in Liverpool.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this position of Exams Officer in a Liverpool secondary school starting asap or for more information about the role, contact Lizzie on 0151 221 9666 / lizzie.mcdonnell@twrecruitment.com

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