I am a very enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated Examinations Officer with over two years of experience in organising and supporting examination processes. I can adapt to any working environment, and I thrive working under tight deadlines. Currently, I seek a position where I can utilise and further develop my skills and abilities.
|Feb 2013 – Present
||Examinations Officer University of Kent
Main duties performed:
- Liaising with the academic staff to organise examinations
- Primarily responsible for smooth running of exams
- Ensuring all rules and regulations are adhered to in the JCQ guidelines
- Making announcement to the students at the start and end of the examination
- Meeting all examination deadlines (e.g. booking rooms on time, organising external examination visits, ensuring all materials are in place, etc.)
- Ensuring students are always supervised and escorted when leaving the classroom (e.g. to use the bathroom) during the examination process
- Producing a timetable for internal and external exams to include dates, times, location, the number of students and examiners.
- Keeping track of time
- Arranging appointments with external examiners on examination days
- Responsible for the storage, collection and dispatching of examination papers in a timely manner
- Handing out and collecting test papers and answer books
- Answering candidates’ queries under strict exam conditions
|Sept 2012 – Feb 2013
||Exam Invigilator BC College
Main duties performed:
- To organise and set up exam room (e.g. laying out tables, etc.)
- Making sure the classroom is tidy for exams and cleaning up afterwards
- Catering for the needs and requirements of special needs students and those students with learning difficulties or special circumstances
- Ensuring the student registration data is accurate and up to date
- Ensuring the relevant staff have up to date invigilation training
- Ensuring that all exam materials delivered to BC College are stored in safe and secure location in line with the JCQ requirements
|Jul 2012 – Sept 2012
||Assistant Exams Officer Kent Sixth Form
Main duties performed:
- Assisting the Exam Invigilator with examination-related tasks and duties as and when appropriate
- General admin duties such as dealing with the post, emailing and clerical work
- Handing out exam papers, workbooks and calculators to students
- Booking rooms
- Watching over young learners undertaking their examinations
- To cover reception duties as required
- BTEC Apprenticeships: Learner Administration for Centre Coordinators
- Level 2 ECDL (Computing)
- First Aid at Work
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Outstanding organisation and time management skills
- The ability to eloquently and professionally speak to a large group of people
- IT Skills (Microsoft Office and Typing Speed 65wpm)
- Full Clean UK Driving License
Hobbies and interests
My greatest hobby in life is to be able to spend quality time with my family and friends. I also enjoy reading non-fiction books, cycling down the canals and going on road-trips.
Mr Jamie Chandler
Examinations Manager, The University of Kent
31 East Street, Flight, NG31 6LT
0223 341 2224
Mr Andrew Fraser
Vice-principal, BC College
89 Guild Street, London, N9 3ZH
0223 744 2238
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£20.000 – £30.000
Degree or Relevant Work Experience
37+ hours per week
Ability to communicate effectively with both students and staff members
Excellent organisation skills to balance a heavy workload
Observing students during their examinations
Allocating one’s own time in a systematic manner to complete work efficiently
Ability to speak in front of a large audience in a clear and audible fashion
Ability to use systems to organise and keep track of information