Job Vacancy – Examinations And Assessment Administrator
We are currently recruiting for a part time administrator, reporting to the Examinations and Assessment Manager. This administration role is to work in the school’s exams office supporting the Exams and Assessments Manager. The key responsibilities of the office are the administration of public exams, processing exam results and organising the distribution of certificates as well as managing the preparation of and generating our pupil reports.
The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills, a flexible approach to work and the ability to manage a varied workload. He or she will be friendly, professional and unflappable and able to communicate clearly with all members of the Princethorpe community including staff, pupils and Old Princethorpians.
Interested candidates will have experience in an administrative role, ideally in the education industry. They will need excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and a proven ability to work under pressure and to deadlines. Strong IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel, are essential. Familiarity with databases would be a recommendation. Applicants must have achieved Grade C or above in both English and Maths GCSE.
Hours of work: Generally working 12 hours a week, term time only, the actual working pattern can be agreed by negotiation, but we anticipate the working hours would be as follows:
- 12 hours per week (9.00am-1.00pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday) for 30 weeks of the year during term time
- This would increase to 25 hours per week (8.30am – 2.00pm, Monday to Friday, with half an hours’ unpaid lunch) for 6 weeks in May and June during the main examination season
- 10 hours per week for the two results weeks (2 x 5 hour days, Wednesday and Thursday in mid-late August)
- 10 hours additional to cover Prize Giving and Open Afternoon
Total being 540 hours per year. There will be occasional work required outside normal working hours, for instance Prize Giving, Open Events and Entrance Exams; these extra hours will be paid and agreed in advance.
This is an excellent opportunity to join the fast growing Foundation that values its staff and offers a rewarding benefits package including discounted places for staff, a pension scheme, child care vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.
Application: To apply for this vacancy applicants must submit a Princethorpe College application form, together with a CV and covering letter detailing their personal qualities, experience and how they meet the person specification for the role. Applicants must ensure the application form is fully completed, including a detailed career history with specific dates.
Closing date: Monday 11 February 2019 at 9.00am and interviews are likely to be held on Thursday 14 February at Princethorpe College.
Further details and an application form are available from the College website www.princethorpe.co.uk/employment-opportunities.