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Examinations Officer

Required for Autumn 2022 (Permanent Position)

Kent Range 8 - £26,598 - £28,465 per annum (dependent on experience). Full Time Equivalent.

Full time position with 28 days holiday entitlement (rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service).

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated individual as Examinations Officer to join our Support Staff team at St John’s.  We are looking for a candidate who can work flexibly and proactively within a very important role in school. 

The Examinations Officer role is to support an efficient and effective examinations process for the school.

With a strong school administrative background, the model candidate will ideally have previously carried out the work undertaken by an Examinations Assistant or is an Examinations Officer looking for their next challenge.

This rewarding post will contribute to the overall school plan and the successful candidate will be required to work alongside the Senior Leadership Team to ensure that all school examinations are carried out in accordance with the appropriate regulations.

The Role:

* Ensuring the smooth running of examinations and exam related functions.

* To build and maintain the school examination timetable, ensuring all students and staff are aware of any updated information in a swift manner.

* Ensuring all correct exam entries are in place in advance of deadlines.

* Managing a team of invigilators during school wide examinations.

* Arranging external examinations and assessment for various vocational courses.

* Use of Course Data Manager software to cross-reference student courses and exam entries.

* A willingness to support with the access arrangements procedures for students as required.

The Ideal Candidate

* Experience of the Exams Officer role and/or exams administration.

* Strong communication skills both with adults and students.

* Possess the ability to work to a high degree of accuracy, integrity and confidentiality.

* Be highly organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise workload.

* Have genuine passion and a belief in the potential of every student.

Appropriate guidance will be provided for this role and a probationary period will apply.


St John’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

Please download an application pack from the Recruitment section on the school website or for further information contact Bryan Smith, Assistant Headteacher via email:

Closing Date  30th September 2022     Interviews: Date to be confirmed


Design Technology Technician 

Required as soon as possible (Permanent Position)
Kent Range 4 - £18,517 Full Time Equivalent
Applications are welcome from candidates seeking either full time or part time employment:

Full time role: 37 hours per week, term time + 5 Staff Development Days + 1 week during school holiday periods, actual salary is £16,727.

Part time role: Please indicate your preferred weekly working hours when applying for the role.  This position is for term time + pro rota Staff Development Days + pro rota 1 week working during school holiday periods*. 

*The actual pro rota working requirements and salary will be determined by the part time working hours.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated individual to join our Support Staff team at St John’s.  The role requires the successful candidate to have a supportive nature, be an effective communicator and to demonstrate high levels of organisation, initiative, flexibility and professional standards.

The Technician role requires you to:

  • Support students safely and proactively in practical lessons.

  • Be committed to helping students achieve to the best of their ability.

  • Have a good understanding and be passionate about the subjects taught within the department, including; GCSE/A Level Design Technology, BTEC Engineering and Electronics, SEG Car maintenance and DIY skills.

  • Provide professional and reliable support to teaching staff; ensuring learning resources and activities are stocked and prepared, setting up classrooms for practical exercises and assisting students in practical lessons.

  • Maintain the machinery, equipment, workshop and preparation rooms to an excellent level.

  • Ensure the health and safety standards of the department are met and maintained.

Appropriate training will be provided for the role and a probationary period will apply.

Closing date 16th Septemer 2022



Required from September 2022
(Apprenticeship Scheme)
37 hours per week
National Apprenticeship Salary

St John’s is seeking an individual who can work efficiently and effectively as part of its core ICT support team, this opportunity covers a broad range of support including; Computer maintenance and repair, Software installation and configuration, Media presentation, and photo manipulation. The individual required should be punctual and be able to work as part of a team.

Closing Date: Friday 4th November 2022
Interviews: dates to be confirmed.

Please send completed application forms to Mrs O’Neill: 

St John’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates for all posts will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS clearance. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.