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Exam Manager – Islington – Easter 2020 Start

** Exam Manager – Islington, North London **– Exam Manager – North London ** Exam Manager – Tottenham, North London **Exam Manager – Easter 2020 Start ** Examinations Officer ** Examination Manager ** Exams Manager ** Invigilation Manager ** Data Officer ** Invigilation Officer ** Team Leader **

Post Title: Exams Manager

Purpose: To be responsible for the management of the examinations service, ensuring that there is a systematic approach to the administration of examinations and that the service meets quality standards.

Responsible to: The Head Teacher

Liaising with: Senior Leadership Team, teachers within the department and faculty, Personal Tutors, support staff, students and Examination boards.

Qualification, Experience and Person Specification

  • Degree in any specialism
  • Experience as an Examinations Manager
  • Be an organised person with previous experience of meeting deadlines
  • Support the aims and objectives of the School.
  • To be prepared to undertake any other duties the Principal or their designated alternate may reasonably direct from time to time.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for all examination entries for external exams (e.g. GCSE, GCE AS and GCE A Level, BTEC)
  • To prepare, organise and supervise these examinations in accordance with the exam regulations laid down by all the examination boards.
  • To be responsible for registrations for all other courses, BTECs, OCR Nationals, enhancements etc.
  • To liaise with Heads of Department on student entries and registrations.
  • To brief students on examination procedures and conduct, and to produce guidelines for staff and students.
  • To take examination fees, issue receipts and collate entries for examination re sits.
  • To apply to examination boards for special arrangements for students with medical needs, disabilities or learning difficulties, and maintaining the “evidence” required by the examination boards for such students and the applications in accordance with JCQ requirements.
  • To sort out all exam clashes and make appropriate provisions for students.
  • To monitor and record the receipt of examination papers from examining boards.
  • To arrange rooms for all external exams and liaise with premises staff on setting up these rooms.
  • To arrange invigilation cover for all external examinations.
  • Supplying all the necessary stationery and materials related to the smooth running of the examination system.
  • To send off papers and coursework to examiners.
  • To apply to examination boards for “special consideration” for candidates following each examination series.
  • To assist in the distribution of examination results and dealing with queries arising from results.
  • To organise the formal issue of certificates to students at the presentation event.
  • To check all examination fees and charges from each examination board.
  • To take fees for all post results services (photocopied scripts, re-marks etc.) and process requests.


To apply to this advert – please email Or for more information on the role or our company – please call The London Secondary Branch of Teaching Personnel on 020 7593 3077.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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