Exams Officer

Location: Based at the Wakefield City Campus but required to work across all College sites.

Hours: 37 hours per week

This is a fabulous opportunity to join a friendly, supportive and positive team. 

The role is challenging and varied with lots of opportunity to develop new skills and knowledge. As an Exams Officer you should be confident, well organised and proactive with good IT skills and a commitment to providing excellent customer service.

As Exams Officer, you will take responsibility for the administrative procedures relating to examinations and achievement for a number of qualifications and awarding bodies.

You will be required to:

-Process examinations, awarding body registrations and qualification claims for student achievements.
-Answer and resolve queries from staff and students regarding awarding body activities, exam sessions, and results.
-Ensure that students receive any necessary information, as required by awarding bodies.
-Use the College’s Management Information System (ProSolution) to accurately input data, ensuring accuracy.
-Work with all Exams personnel and other members of staff to provide an efficient, pro-active service and excellence in delivery.
-Ensure that registrations, entries and withdrawals are completed accurately and within awarding body deadlines to avoid incurring financial penalties.
-Schedule and assist in the organisation of examinations to meet exam regulations.

We are looking for the following skills/attributes:

-5 GCSE’s A*- C / 9 - 4 including English and Maths
-Excellent attention to detail and the ability to follow and explain procedures
-Experience of working in a busy office environment, using Microsoft Office programmes.

Previous experience of working in a College, understanding of examination body procedures and knowledge of College Management Information Systems would be advantageous.

Join us and we promise the support of a great team, as well as the satisfaction of contributing to learner achievements. These are just a few of our benefits:

-Generous Annual Leave (30 days annual leave + bank holidays + 5 additional College closure days)
-Personal and Professional Development opportunities
-Good Pension Scheme
-Discounted Metro Card Scheme
-Access to Employee Assistance Programme
-Cycle to Work Scheme
-Reduced price personal gym membership
-Access to a wide range of high street discounts (retail, supermarkets and restaurants)
-Annual Staff Recognition Awards

Closing date: Wednesday 6 July 2022

Interview date: Wednesday 20 July 2022

For further details, please refer to the job description and person specification.

Direct applicants only, no agency CV’s.

Transforming lives through learning…

…by enabling young people, adults and employers to fulfil their potential

Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS. 

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.