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Examinations Manager (Maternity Cover)

37 hours per week, term time plus an additional 2 weeks

Scale SCP18 – 22

£24,419 - £27,514 FTE

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory employment history references.

We are seeking to appoint an Examinations Manager for maternity cover to produce effective and efficient arrangements for the management and organisation of internal and external examinations.

The successful candidate will have previous examinations officer experience and excellent ICT skills including the use of examinations/awarding body software.  The ability to plan strategically and effectively with excellent communication skills are essential qualities that you will need in order to manage and co-ordinate all aspects of exams administration.  You will be diligent and meticulous in providing advice and information on all matters relating to external and internal examinations.

Sir Harry Smith Community College is an 11-18 Academy with over 1,000 students on roll, proud of its traditional values and innovative approaches to Teaching and Learning and its standards of discipline and respect.  The College serves the market town of Whittlesey, seven miles outside of Peterborough in Cambridgeshire.  The College is part of the Aspire Learning Trust working together with Park Lane and New Road Primary Schools, in Whittlesey, to help every child achieve their full potential, to prepare them for their next educational steps, to teach them kindness and respect for all and to equip them to play a full satisfying role in society.

In October 2018, Ofsted recognised that Sir Harry Smith Community College continues to be a Good school.  They also acknowledged that we are “A vibrant, welcoming and caring school, in which pupils enjoy their learning and feel valued.”

Further details and application packs are available on the College website: or, for an informal discussion about the role, please contact   Teresa Dolby, Assistant Principal, on 01733 703991. 

The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 8th July 2022.  Interviews are expected to take place week commencing Monday 18th July 2022.  We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we consider that we have received an appropriate number of suitable candidates for the post. Please send completed application forms, together with a short letter of introduction to:   

Applicants are thanked for their interest in Sir Harry Smith Community College.  Please note that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted after the closing date.