Core Duties :
Manage the day to day running of external examinations.
General Administration of all formal and informal assessments of the school.
Ensure accurate and timely registration for each examination session and to all relevant Awarding Bodies to the school curriculum -
ensuring clear identification of their different requirements.
Make arrangements for external examining for private candidates.
Liaise with all staff, heads of department, e.g. in terms of records, disseminate information, answer queries and deal with queries or complaints.
Provide a schedule including dates, times, locations and centre number of candidates.
Ensure a broad knowledge to pupils, staff and parents about the scheduling of assessments and external examinations.
Ensure that individual candidates are aware of their examination timetables.
Safe and confidential administration of materials of all external examinations.
Arranging the examination room, in accordance with regulations.
Ensure adequate supply of materials and examination papers prior to each session of examinations.
Knowledge and Skills :
Special administrative and organizational skills
The ability to pay attention to detail and accuracy
The ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure
The ability to work independently and under high personal motivation
The ability to communicate well with others
The ability to think quickly in unexpected situations
Interest in and ability to analyse data and create reports based on that data
High Information Technology skills e.g. to use the Internet to search information, electronic registers etc.
Good interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with staff, pupils and parents
Ability to prioritize and manage workload
Ability to work in an orderly and detailed way, possess good organizational and collaboration skills
Other good inspection skills.
The candidate would be expected to work an additional 74 hours over the duration of the year, which would involve some working during holidays or after work.
This would be as and when required.