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Examinations Officer – End Point Assessment

West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds

Permanent, 37 hours per week

Salary: £18,234.54 - £20,346.45 depending on experience

This is new role for the college that would suit someone with previous exams experience who would like to specialise in End Point Assessment and be instrumental in the development of this exciting role.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of Apprenticeship programmes with strong administration skills and experience. You will need to have the ability to work well under pressure with a methodical and flexible approach to work.

This role will require you to have experience of working with a variety of people in a professional capacity, being able to build and maintain strong working relationships key stakeholders both internal and external to the college.

Role Responsibilities

  • To register students with the relevant End Point Assessment organisations, liaising with College staff as appropriate. Work closely with the CIS team to maintain consistency of student data.
  • Verify and approve EPA Gateway entry forms and checklists, process EPA fees, prepare invoice details for employers, sponsoring bodies etc., where necessary, to be raised by finance section and prepare recharge forms as required.
  • Respond to requests for EPA forecasting, queries relating to EPA entry arrangements, conduct, fees, requests for remarks, registrations, etc.
  • Maintain current information regarding all End Point Assessment within a secured online area, ensuring that timetable for EPA is updated and accurate at all times.

Required qualifications, skills and experience

  • Educated to a minimum of Level 3
  • Understanding of Apprenticeship programmes
  • Experience of working with a wide variety of people in a professional capacity
  • Strong experience of working within office administration.
  • An organised, methodical and flexible approach to work.
  • Experience of examination administration within an education environment would be advantageous
  • Working with End Point Assessment Organisations is desirable.

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.



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This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: 4th October 2019

Interview Date: Week commencing 14th October 2019


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

 The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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