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Exams Officer - Dr Challoner's High School

  • Location: Little Chalfont
  • Ref: FS06077
  • Closing date: 28 September 2017
  • Contract type: Permanent


We are looking for an Exams Officer to join our school.

Responsible to: Deputy Head (Academic)

Salary / Allowances applicable:  Pay scale 4-5

Start Date:  October / November 2017

About us

Dr Challoner's High School is a leading selective state grammar school for girls, with a strong academic tradition and an ambitious outlook for the future.  The school has a broad vision for education and is characterised by a highly purposeful pursuit of personal bests with a keen sense of fun bubbling under the surface.  Challoner’s girls are articulate, courteous, sparky, hard-working and achieve highly in all areas.  The school was graded Outstanding by Ofsted in 2012 and gained the Exceptional Schools Award in 2014. 

The best advert however for working at Dr Challoner’s High School will always be our hugely rewarding students


About the role

This is a particularly important, rewarding and pivotal post and the main purpose is to lead and manage the complete external examinations process and significant elements of internal examinations.  The role requires strong communications skills, a high level of accuracy and organisation, computer literacy and the ability to manage expenditure.  The contract is 37 hours/week for 38 weeks (term time) plus 2 weeks, mainly in August.

Although the role is focused on Exams, for the right candidate, there is an opportunity to expand the role to encompass some aspects of Sixth Form Admissions.  The addition of this role would be reflected in the salary scale offered, making it pay scale 5.

About you

Within the Challoner’s High community you will experience:

  • Excellent facilities
  • A supportive, highly capable and committed staff
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development, including a proactive and highly regarded CPD programme, supporting staff development across the school
  • Subsidised gym membership; staff discounts at local shops and restaurants in Little Chalfont

Other Information

An information pack is available from the Vacancies section of the school website or from adele.cook@challonershigh.com 

Application Deadline: Noon, Thursday 28th September 2017

Interview Date: Monday 2nd October 2017

Informal visits to the school are welcome

We welcome applications from all sections of the community and those interested in job-sharing.

Dr Challoner’s High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Please refer to our website where you can view our Child Protection and Safeguarding, Recruitment and Equalities

 Policies; all of our polices are available at www.challonershigh.com

The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.   

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