Westminster Adult Education Service is the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest in the country. We provide life-changing learning opportunities for our learners through our further education qualification courses, apprenticeship programmes and extensive community based provision. If you want to join an organisation that makes a difference in people’s lives, we want to hear from you.
This new role will lead the day-to- day running of the WAES Exams Service and be responsible for the effective management of external and internal examinations ensuring compliance in all areas of exams by staff and students.
You will act as the first point of contact with all examining and validating bodies, manage centre registration, scheme approval, completion and submission of examination and assessment entries, ensuring appropriate payments are made.
You will understand and disseminate general rules and regulations for all awarding bodies and ensure that their policies and practices are adhered to and make sure that up to date and accurate examination and assessment data is available.
With an understanding and experience of the examination system in Adult Education or FE, and with previous experience of using management information and management reports, you must also have a good understanding of data protection.
You must be able to sustain a high work rate in a demanding and rapidly changing environment, demonstrate a high standard of oral and written communication skills and the ability to write in a clear and concise way.
An ability to develop positive working relationships with individuals at all levels (internal and external) and to promote the curriculum area and the Service is also required.
What We Offer:
The Service offers a competitive salary, employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.
To apply for this post, please click on the link below:
Please quote ED/WAES/849 in all correspondence
The closing date for this post is 29 April 2019
Assessments and interviews for this post will be held on Tuesday 14 May 2019.