Examinations Manager

£33,000 – £35,000 per annum (dependent on skills and experience).

October 2023 start.

Bedford Modern School is an HMC Independent Co-educational Day School located on the outskirts of Bedford. Our facilities and grounds are excellent and include a separate Junior School, dedicated Sixth Form building, purpose-built Science Centre opened in 2017 and
extensive sports facilities.

We are seeking to appoint a confident and capable Examinations Manager who will lead the vital work of the Examinations Office and to be responsible for the management, administration, and lead of both public and internal examinations from Year 7 to Year 13 ensuring compliance with exam board regulations.

The successful candidate must have experience of working in an educational setting planning or supporting exams coupled with knowledge of the English public exams system. You must be able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail, care and organisation, problem solving and IT skills and the ability to use your initiative to respond positively to complex situations. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills, be able to work independently as well as part of the wider school community. The ability to meet deadlines whilst still maintaining a high level of accuracy is essential.

This post is full time, all year round.

In return, we can offer a friendly and supportive working environment, CPD opportunities available through our membership of the Harpur Trust, the option to be part of a private healthcare scheme, a generous pension scheme, free lunches (in term time) and free parking.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to attract employees that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

Closing date: Friday 18 August 2023

Interview: Monday 21 August/Tuesday 22 August 2023

Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a sufficient number of suitable applicants.

Any internal candidates must apply through Employee Self Service. Please see the guide in the company news area.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The School may carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions on a self-declaration form in advance of attending an interview.

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