Exams Officer

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Date Posted: 12 Nov 2023
  1. School Administration
£110 - £140 per day
  1. Long-term

Exams Officer

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Are you an experienced Exams Officer looking for a new challenge? Have you got previous experience supporting the examination process and looking to take your next step? We have the perfect role for you!

The School: Join a dynamic and forward-thinking secondary school in the heart of Manchester! We are seeking an experienced Exams Officer to play a pivotal role in our school's continued success. If you are organised, detail-oriented, and passionate about education, we want to hear from you. This could be your opportunity to become an integral part of the school community.

The Role: As the Exams Officer at this good secondary school, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the examination process. This is a vital role, ensuring that examinations run smoothly, efficiently, and in compliance with examination board regulations. You will liaise with teaching staff, students, and external examination bodies to ensure a successful exam season.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Exam Timetabling: Plan and organise exam timetables, taking into account the needs of students and the requirements of examination boards.

  • Administration: Manage the administration of exams, including registration, entries, and the distribution of exam materials.

  • Examination Day Coordination: Oversee the smooth running of examinations, ensuring all students are aware of the procedures and that any special accommodations are in place.

  • Results: Collaborate with staff to ensure accurate recording and distribution of exam results.

  • Compliance: Stay up-to-date with examination board regulations and ensure all exams are conducted in accordance with their guidelines.

  • Communication: Act as the main point of contact for exam-related queries from both students and teaching staff.


  • Previous experience as an Exams Officer or in a similar administrative role in an educational setting.

  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Knowledge of examination board regulations (e.g., AQA, Edexcel, OCR) is desirable.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

What We Offer:

  • A competitive salary.

  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.

  • The opportunity to make a significant impact on the educational success of our students.

  • Professional development opportunities.

  • A long-term, full-time position with the potential for career progression.

How to Apply: To apply for this exciting opportunity, please contact the Manchester Office on 0161 674 0138 or email scott.mason@twrecruitment.com.

- As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
- We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
- Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
- More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
- Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

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