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Foundation Programme Exams Officer

Deadline for applications: 1st March

Contract type: Part time
Hours: 30 hours per week

Job overview

We are currently seeking to appoint an Examinations Officer to oversee the running of the Bellerbys level 3 Foundation assessments. The role of the Foundation Examinations Officer is fundamental to the smooth operation and viability of the College. The job holder will be responsible for all aspects of administration, organisation and running of all Foundation examinations and coursework as well as support and work collaboratively with the Public Exams Officer as required.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure that rigorous standards are adhered to; maintain awareness of rules and regulations policies and procedures
  • Manage the foundation examination/assessment processes: publicise date/time/venue to students and teachers; book internal and external venues, manage invigilation; resolve any problems encountered by students or staff
  • Co-ordinate information for students’ special examination needs and concessions; arrange for provision of specialist equipment
  • Ensure the examinations sessions are conducted in a rigorous, professional manner, through clear communication with academic administration and invigilation staff; investigate and report to the awarding body any incidents of malpractice
  • Manage the results process; collate and distribute examination papers, enter results and run results reports required for staff/students as necessary.
  • Build supportive relationships with academic and senior staff at Bellerbys Centre and with any external agencies

Applicants should have excellent IT, communication and organisational skills. Experience of Word mail merge, Excel spreadsheets and databases is also required, as well as a high degree of accuracy, a keen eye for detail and the ability to perform in a busy environment. Previous exams office experience is desirable though not essential, as is familiarity with Progresso (student management system).

About Study Group

Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers through a transformational learning experience. Our global recruitment teams enrolled over 30,000 students from 142 countries in 2018. The universities we work with trust us to increase their international footprint, access student diversity and provide assured progression, so they can continue to focus on academic excellence.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

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How to apply

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

What does a role at Study Group mean?

Originality

We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.

Collaboration

We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.

Innovation

We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.

Opportunity

We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.