Exams Assistant

457 hours per year worked as an annualised contract. Grade B Step 1- Full Time Equivalent £18,562, actual annual salary £5,017.32 which includes payment for 24 days holiday plus 8 Bank holidays.

This role is to support and work proactively with the Examinations Officer to maintain the effective operation of both internal and external exams to ensure the end to end processes are completed effectively in line with the policies of the school and those of the relevant awarding/external bodies. Full training will be provided. This role demands a high level of interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to respond to fast paced deadlines. The successful candidate will also deputise for the Exams Officer in their absence.

An example of the annual working schedule can be downloaded from our website, however it is essential that applicants are flexible on the days and hours worked as early morning starts and longer days will be required during the exam season. In the event that the annual hours are exceeded (especially in the first year for training) overtime would then be paid for any additional hours worked.

A Person Specification and Job Description for this role are available to download from the links below.

If you have any questions about this role please get in touch with the HR Department so that arrangements can be made for the Exams Officer to contact you. E-mail hr@wildern.org with your contact details or phone 01489 779461.

Benefits of working for our trust include:
• Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes
• A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
• A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
• Friendly and sociable colleagues
• Staff membership rates to our modern on-site Leisure Centre
• Good transport links
• Free on-site car park

We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School. Wildern School has been judged by Ofsted as an “Outstanding” school for the past three inspections and we are determined to remain that way. Our staff form a collective team that make a difference to the lives of our students. This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues present and future.

Application Procedure:
Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CV’s will not be accepted. If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher. Wildern Academy Trust application forms can be downloaded from the links below.

Completed applications can be e-mailed to hr@wildern.org or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Friday 21st January 2022

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Annualised Hours Example Jan 22
Draft Job Description Exams Assistant Jan 22
Person Specification Exams Assistant Jan 22
Application Instructions (Support) Jan 21
Application Form Support Sept 2021