We are seeking to appoint a very organised and strong administrator for our Exams provision.Are you???A clear thinker, very organised and enjoys challenge?Can work with exceptional attention to detail independently and with minimal supervision?Possess a relentlessly positive in outlook, able to embrace change and 'make things happen'?Always ready for the unexpected, calm under pressure and face each new challenge with a smile?Are you looking for a role where???You can make a significant personal contribution to the exams provision at the school?You can develop a growth mind-set and make the role your own?Sensitivity and humour are seen to be essential qualities?You will be fully supported in your own professional development, whatever your aspirations?This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious individuals with strong administrative skills to embrace a new challenge and have ownership of the role and its responsibilities, while providing balance, working Term time only. This is a very busy and complex administrative role that involves liaison with staff at all levels, students and parents. The ideal candidate for this role would have previous experience of organising examinations in accordance with the regulations within schools or colleges. SIMS proficiency would be preferred but not essential.The Exams Officer will liaise with school staff regarding entries, will recruit and organise exams invigilators and manage the daily running of the exams and must be comfortable in leading, guiding and directing staff and students in respect of the exams provision.It is essential the successful candidate be able to be flexible with working hours during exams season.Additional Salary Info: School Holidays, Superior PensionExams Officer | School | Education | Administration | Administrator Essential Criteria:Ability and aptitude with IT software systems and databasesExcellent interpersonal skills Excellent organisational skillsAbility to remain calm under pressureAbility to work accurately with excellent attention to detailAbility to manage own time effectivelyAbility to meet deadlines Desirable Criteria:Line management experienceSchool's experience in an administrative or Exams roleSIMS experience About Us:We are a highly regarded 11-16 co-educational Academy, awarded Good by Ofsted. The school has ambitious goals for high standards, and requires like-minded colleagues to join our team. Located on 17 acres, in a quiet part of historic Colchester, the school has a fine blend of traditional and modern facilities, opening a new Science and Technology block and 8 pitch all-weather football facility in 2016.