The Exams Office provides a free Appointments service for all exam centres

Centres can freely advertise their exams-related staff vacancies on this dedicated page

Once a vacancy has been added to your centre website, please email with a link to the relevant page and we will then add the vacancy details below

We will remove all details from our website shortly after the vacancy closing date

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The St Lawrence Academy

Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire

37 hours term time +7 days

Examinations Support Officer


Closing Date –

Salary – Grade 5 £19,312 to £20,493 (£16,635 to £17,652 pro rata)


This is an exciting opportunity to join the St Lawrence Academy as our new Examinations Support Officer. We require an organised and enthusiastic individual to work alongside the Examination and Data Officer in the administration and running of all internal and external examinations. You will be organising and leading a team of invigilators and providing administrative support to the Examinations and Data Officer and Student Services. The academy is forward thinking and determined to provide a transformational learning experience for every individual – you will be part of this vision and work in a

stimulating, challenging and rewarding learning environment in which all are supported to flourish, strive for excellence and succeed.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be highly motivated and well organised with the ability to work on their own initiative and manage others
  • Have a friendly, welcoming and professional manner with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a range of IT packages including email, Google and Microsoft packages
  • Have experience of working in an education environment or similar customer services environment
  • Be an enthusiastic administrator to work as part of a very strong team and be expected to play a full role
  • Have the ability to support and communicate effectively with parents, professionals, students and staff
  • Have a calm manner with the ability to cope with challenging situations
  • Be a team player with the ability to establish positive working relationships with staff, students and parents
  • Be committed to the academy ethos of high expectations and core values and have a flexible approach to work


For further information and an application pack, please visit:




Tutors & Exams

Taunton, Somerset

Full Time

Exams/Centre Manager


Salary – £23,000 – £27,000 per annum


Are you an experienced Examinations Officer or a very well-organised and experienced Administration Manager?

Do you have good computer skills and a passion for delivering great Customer Service?

If you can answer YES To the above, we’d love to talk to you.

We are the Leading Independent Assessment Centre in the UK, offering access to a wide range of assessments that are normally out of reach to Private and Home Educated Candidates in a safe, calm and welcoming environment in our 6 centres across the UK.

This is not your normal Exams Manager’s Role…

Working hours: 8:30 – 4:30 Mon – Fri (flexible during exam times) full time.

The Centre Manager is responsible for:

  • Administering and organising public assessments, on behalf of Private Candidates, in line with current Awarding Body rules and national regulations.
  • Invoicing, room booking, staff schedules
  • Ensuring the centre is running in accordance with current awarding body regulations.
  • Line management of a team of Invigilators and Exams Officer.
  • Prioritising workloads whilst delivering excellent customer service to candidates via email and telephone

This will involve a high level of customer focus and planning skills.

Attributes desired but not essential:

  • Experience within a busy exams environment is preferred. However, it is not entirely essential providing other related experiences can be demonstrated.
  • A sound knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages and MIS systems is highly desirable.
  • Good general standard of A Level or equivalent standard education with qualifications to at least GCSE level C standard
  • Excellent customer service skills, face to face, via email and telephone
  • Knowledge or understanding of education systems
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills – ability to work in a team and independently
  • Smart appearance
  • Ability to adapt quickly to different situations

Option to join the Company Pension Scheme after 3 months


For further information and an application pack, please visit:




West Lakes Academy 

Egremont, Cumbria

37 hours, Full time

Examinations and Support Officer


Closing Date –

Salary – £22,753 per annum rising to £25,188 per annum


We are looking to appoint a professional, highly motivated and organised Exams and Support Officer to be responsible for the administration and organisation of all aspects of internal and external examinations in accordance with the regulations laid down by the awarding bodies.

We offer:

  • an occupational pension scheme through the Local Government Pension Service;
  • a friendly and supportive learning environment with excellent student and staff relationships;
  • a comprehensive programme of CPD.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact, Sarah Johnsen on 01946 820356.

West Lakes Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced check with regulated activity via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All completed application forms to be returned to


For further information and an application pack, please visit: 




St Philomena’s Catholic High School for Girls

Carshalton, Surrey

36 hours per week

Examinations Officer


Salary – Grade 6/SO1, Point 19-25, £25,747 – £28,780 pro-rated (£28,482 FTE – £31,557 FTE) depending on experience


We are seeking to appoint a full time Examination Officer to continue to develop the proficient examination provision of the School. The individual will need to be able to effectively manage, organise and administer all external and internal examinations, communicate with Examination Boards and encourage a positive examination culture in the school to which all staff and students subscribe.

You should:

  •   Have experience of internal and external school processes.
  •   Be digitally literate.
  •   Be able to communicate accurately and effectively, both verbally and in writing(composing letters with fluency), adapting style to suit a variety of audiences.
  •   Have excellent organisational and planning skills.
  •   Be enthusiastic, committed, resourceful and understanding, with a confident, flexible andpositive outlook.
  •   Be able to approach all confidential matters with discretion, sensitivity and diplomacy.
  •   Have excellent attention to detail and high level of accuracy.

There will be an opportunity for a detailed handover.

If shortlisted, candidates will be required to undertake an activity. Candidates successful in this will be brought forward to interview.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of an outstanding school and make a major contribution to the school’s continued success.

Further details and an application form are available by contacting the school, or can be downloaded from our school website.

Visits are warmly welcomed and highly recommended – please contact Mrs Hewston, HR Officer on

Applications from non-Catholics are welcome. All staff are required to be supportive of the Catholic ethos and we have a full time Chaplain that can help support individuals within their role.


For further information, full job description and an application pack, please visit:




Twynham School and The Grange School


Full time

Executive Exams Manager


Closing Date –

Salary – Support Staff salary points 24-29 – £28,672 – £32,910


Would you relish the opportunity to join an exciting and progressive journey with a vision to transform education across our community? Twynham School and The Grange School have recently agreed to formally federate teaching structures for September 2021 enabling us to deliver world-class educational experiences to students across both of our schools. We require an experienced Executive Exams Manager to help us fulfil our vision.

This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a talented colleague.


Who we are looking for

We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to:

  • Have a significant impact on life chances for young people
  • Lead the management of examinations across both schools, working together as one cohort
  • Work with like-minded colleagues who believe in the power of education to transform lives
  • Contribute to the future development of our unique and exciting project

You are likely to be someone who:

  • Is an exceptional administrator.
  • Has a proven track-record of the smooth operational running of the public examination system
  • Understands how strong schools are organised and the important role played by non-teaching staff
  • Has a detailed understanding of school accountability measures and current JCQ guidance
  • Will embrace our highly supportive and professional culture

Twynham School and The Grange School can offer you:

  • The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey alongside highly regarding professionals
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people and their families
  • An exceptional CPD offer for all staff, including non-teaching colleagues
  • Strong and supportive leadership with a wealth of experience
  • The opportunity to work within Twynham Learning; a progressive multi-academy trust
  • The opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast


For further information and an application pack, please visit:




Leesbrook Community School


Full time

Exams Officer


Closing Date –

Salary – £19,970 – £22,938 Per Annum


Specific Responsibilities

  • Acquire and maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the examinations system, examination board regulations and any changes which occur within the examinations field.
  • Administer the process for registrations, entries and access arrangements, having an understanding of the Disability Discrimination Act and JCQ Access Arrangements, Special Consideration and understand the importance of these in the role.
  • Administer the process for coursework and controlled assessments including the submission of centre assessed marks, record and dispatch of moderation samples.
  • Administer the examination process pre, during and post exam, including candidate information, room bookings, exam timetabling and despatch of completed exam papers.
  • Recruit, train and direct external invigilation team. Organise proficient and cost effective invigilation for each examination session, collate their time sheets, keeping accurate records of hours worked, sign off and send to Personnel for payment.
  • Be responsible for the receipt, checking and secure storage of exam papers and material.
  • Reporting and documenting suspected or alleged malpractice under the supervision of SLT.
  • Ensure that all entry fees levied from students for resits are collected and paid to the finance department, liaising with the finance department to improve collection methods.
  • Coordinate the accommodation required for examinations and additional equipment as needed ensuring all relevant stakeholders are consulted and informed.
  • Manage the receipt of examination results on results days, including the main August examination results days, in liaison with SLT and to organise the distribution of results to students.
  • Responsible for processing requests for remarks, return of scripts and appeals against results; liaising, as required, with relevant colleagues and advising on options for retakes.
  • Monitor exam attendance and work with the attendance officer and SLT.
  • Responsible for any special exam provisions for students on roll but off site eg. transferred, Alternative Provision or home educated candidates.
  • Responsible for managing students’ behaviour in exams, dealing with disciplinary issues as they arise. Following up any issues with students, parents and SLT.
  • Ensure special consideration is requested for all students who are eligible and gather appropriate evidence.
  • Manage the claim of results for vocational qualifications. Ensuring the data is accurate.
  • Train support staff and invigilators to enable them to act as examination scribes, prompts or readers.
  • Responsible for gaining approval to run new courses, completing all relevant policy documents and paperwork.
  • Manage the provision of access arrangements in examinations in liaison with the SENDCo.
  • Maintain examination resources, such as examination laptops and computer reading pens.
  • In conjunction with the Line Manager, take responsibility for personal professional development, keeping up-to-date with changes to public examination procedures.
  • Attend training to support improvements in efficiency and effectiveness of the School’s examination procedures and results data management.
  • Participate in additional training and other learning activities and performance development as required.
  • Attend and contribute to trust Exams Officer Network meetings, maximising opportunities for collaboration and peer support.
  • Undertaking any other duties which may reasonably be regarded as within the nature of the duties and responsibilities / grade of the post.


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The Exams Office advertises vacancies as requested by centres including information as provided or from organisations specialising in educational recruitment. We will not provide any further detail than the above information contained on our website, and all queries regarding a particular role should be addressed to the centre concerned. The Exams Office is not liable for the accuracy of the information contained for each vacancy. It is the responsibility of prospective applicants to contact the centre concerned before applying for a vacancy to ensure that they are clear over all aspects of the role.