• Lleoliad: Swansea, SA4 6RD
  • Oriau: Full time
  • Cytundeb: Parhaol
  • Math o gyflog: Annual
  • Salary Range: £25,000.00 - £30,000.00
  • Iaith: Saesneg

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Examinations Officer

Coleg Gwyr Abertawe
About us:

Gower College Swansea is one of the largest colleges in Wales with a strong reputation for high quality teaching and learning. We have six campuses across the city with over 4,500 full time learners and 10,000 part time learners. We currently have a turnover of over £50 million making us a major employer in the region with approximately 1,000 staff.

At Gower College Swansea we are passionate about investing in our staff and looking after their wellbeing to ensure they feel supported in work and also at home.

The role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen due to the retirement of our Examinations Officer for a professional individual to support the examination and assessment process at the College.

The College has a diverse curriculum and student base, including A levels, Vocational programmes between level 1 and 7, Apprenticeships, Higher Education and professional programmes, for learners age 14 and above.

The Examinations team are responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the examining processes are undertaken effectively and ensuring that the integrity of the examining process is upheld.
  • Full-time (37 hours per week)
  • Permanent
  • £25,625 - £27,849 per annum
  • Gorseinon campus
Key Responsibilities:
  • Co-ordinate the running of external examinations at Gorseinon
  • Compliance with JCQ and Awarding body requirements
  • Specific responsibility for designated Awarding bodies, for entries, claims and supporting processes
About you:
  • Proven track record of managing / supervising staff and processes within an office environment
  • Knowledge of and experience of working within JCQ regulations
  • Experience of working in examinations
  • Excellent attention to detail and able to demonstrate working to deadlines
Benefits for you:
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, and the college is closed for two weeks over the Christmas period
  • A Local Government Pension Scheme with an average employer contribution of 21% (2023)
  • 2 staff well-being days
  • Discounted study opportunities on College programmes
  • View more benefits here:
We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our organisation.

If you wish to continue your application journey using Welsh Language, please visit our Cymraeg site. We encourage Welsh Language applications as we recognise the importance of delivering services in Welsh, and the need to grow our bilingual workforce.

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

Please note that we are expecting a high volume applicants for this vacancy. If we do, we may close the post before the specified date, therefore an early application is recommended.

Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to a start date before 1st February).