Examinations Manager - Greenhead College

Secondary Schools
Greenhead College
37 hours per week, Monday to Thursday, 8.30 am to 4.30 pm and Friday 8.30 am to 4.00 pm
Huddersfield and surrounding areas
20 - 27 of the pay spine for Support Staff
£29,885.00 - £35,921.00 per annum. The starting salary within the scale will depend on the individual’s current salary, qualifications and experience.

Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Greenhead College.

Role start date: 4 January 2021.

Greenhead College is an outstandingly successful Sixth Form College with 2,500 16-19 year old students following advanced level courses. The College has a long history of exceptional examination results and sits near the top of the national sixth-form college performance tables, meaning it is one of the very best in the country.

Greenhead College is a great place to work, with a warm, friendly atmosphere between all staff and students. The staff are recognised for their hard work and the College offer a wide range of employee benefits such as, free onsite staff carpark, generous holiday entitlement, a significantly enhanced occupational pension scheme, free use of the College gym, cycle to work scheme, plus many more.

The College has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Examinations Manager to join the support staff team.

The Examinations Manger will be responsible for leading the Examinations Team to manage the effective and efficient administration of external examinations, A2 mock exams and A1 Progress Assessments for all Greenhead College students. The post holder will ensure that the College is fully compliant with the relevant regulations and awarding body requirements, and will be the main point of contact for all matters relating to examinations and assessments.

The College are seeking an outstanding Examinations Manager, with significant experience of managing the examination process within an educational setting. The successful candidate must be an excellent communicator, with the ability to successfully adapt their communication style with various target audiences, including staff, students, the Senior Leadership Team and external stakeholders. Strong IT, administration and organisational skills are essential. The post holder must also be willing to work flexibly to meet the demands of the role during peak times. 

The full job description and person specification can be found on the Greenhead College website

If you are interested in this vacancy, please complete and submit the following documents:

  • Greenhead College application form;
  • A supporting letter of application indicating how you meet the criteria within the job description and person specification;
  • Equality and Diversity form;
  • Criminal Convictions form.

All applications should be submitted to Jessica Norcliffe, Human Resources Manager, via email address jobs@greenhead.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday 30 October 2020 and interviews will be held shortly after.

If you apply and are unsuccessful in being called to interview, can we thank you in advance for your time and trouble in making this application. Due to time constraints it would be impossible to respond to everyone individually - we hope that you will understand.

Greenhead College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all of its students and staff. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to safer recruitment checks, including an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. Greenhead College is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

30 October 2020, 11:55 PM

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