Exam Administration Support

  • Employer: Wirral School
  • Salary: £13.16 - £13.84 per hour
  • Location: St John Plessington Catholic College
  • Contract: Casual
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours
  • Hours: Casual hours.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 27/02/2024 at 12:00
  • Reference: SCH/24/270298

Job Title: Exams Administration Support

Location: St John Plessington Catholic College

Responsible To: People Business Support Lead

Salary Grade: Band E, scale point 8-11 £13.16-£13.84 per hour

Contract: This is a casual appointment, as needed until 31/08/2025

Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date for Applications: Tuesday 27th February 2024 at 12.00pm


The governors of St John Plessington Catholic College would like to invite applications from excellent, enthusiastic and engaging individuals for the post of Exam Administration Support. The successful candidate will provide administrative support for both public and internal examinations, in a smooth and effective manner, which will help them to sustain and improve the educational outcomes of the Trust.


This is a unique opportunity to work for the Holy Family Multi Academy Trust. This post will be based at St John Plessington Catholic College. St John Plessington Catholic College Voluntary Academy has been an oversubscribed 11-18 college for more than 10 years. We are also a designated Teaching School Hub, one of only 87 nationally.


Key responsibilities:

  • To provide high quality exams service to the Trust, working with colleagues across the Trust to ensure a streamlined and seamless approach
  • To provide administrative support with the Exams Service
  • To support with the Exams Service in acting as first point of contact for exam enquiries
  • To support with the examination entries process for external exams to the examination boards for public exams, GCSE, AS BTEC and A Level
  • To support with internal exams for all year groups To liaise with staff, parents, pupils and to handle complaints and queries about public examinations
  • To sort examination papers as they arrive
  • To support in the daily running of public and internal examinations including practical examinations and to inform arrangements that need to be made for furniture in examination rooms


We offer:

  • A unique opportunity to work for a MAT which is one of 87 national teaching school hubs and includes the lead school for Cheshire and Wirral Maths Hub
  • Mentoring and high level training
  • Encouragement to develop your career with excellent promotion opportunities and opportunities
  • A caring environment with well-being and work/life balance at its core.
  • Inclusion in whole school and MAT teams - working together to achieve ambitious outcomes whilst valuing every individual’s contribution


In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, Holy Family Multi Academy Trust will undertake general online searches for all shortlisted candidates, this may include social media and video platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube. Online searches will only examine data that is publicly available, and the aim is to identify any incidents or issues. Any areas of concern will be discussed during the interview process.


The Trust is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, disability, marital status, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or pregnancy/maternity. All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.


To apply for this position, please send a covering letter, a completed application form and the completed recruitment documents attached to the vacancy listing to recruitment@hfcmat.com. Applications should be marked for the attention of Mr P McLoughlin, Headteacher. For further information please visit the ‘Vacancies’ section on our website www.stjohnplessington.com.


The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and individually take responsibility for doing so.


This post is subject to an Enhanced Level DBS check.


St John Plessington Catholic College

Old Chester Road



CH63 7LF

Tel: 0151 645 5049

Email: schooloffice@stjohnplessington.com

This vacancy is now closed