Gravesend, Kent
Competitive Rate
19 Nov 2021
08 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


20 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (term time, plus two weeks) plus paid holiday Salary range: TDET Grade 7 (£22,918-£26,075 pa pro-rata to hours worked, (actual salary £10,930-£12,435); TDET Grade 8 for an exceptional candidate (£26,075 - £29,885 pa pro-rata).

We are looking to appoint an Examinations Officer with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. A flexible approach and attention to detail are also essential for this role.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the organisation and administration of both internal and external examinations, including invigilator recruitment, training and deployment. Additionally, you will need to keep up to date with examination legislation and liaise with our SENDCo in relation to access arrangements for students with particular requirements.

Hours during the exam season will exceed the basic hours for the role and you will be expected to work additional hours at these times of year. It is also expected that you will be able to be in school for the results days during the summer holidays. Previous school administration or exams experience is desirable, as are good IT skills including a working knowledge of SIMS and office applications.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 8th December 2021. Start date: from January 2022. Please send your application to Mrs Jenny Lumley, HR Manager at lumleyj@decustrust.com. We do not accept CV’s. An application form can be downloaded from the school website (www.gravesendgrammar.com) or obtained by calling the school on 01474 331893.

If you wish to discuss the post in more detail please contact Sarah Tremain, Deputy Headteacher, on the same number. GGS, an academy in the The Decus Educational Trust (TDET), is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and all staff are expected to follow its policies. 

The successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS and background check. TDET is an equal opportunities employer.


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