Examinations Assistant

Full Time | London, ENGLAND | 2 months

Job Summary

Full Time
£13.50 - £15.50 per hour
I am recruiting

Job Description

£13.50 - £15.50 per hour
North London , London
Temporary, full-time
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An organisation that does fantastic work are seeking two Exams Assistants to help them on a temporary basis over a busy period. Based in central London this is an organisation that will open doors for you on your CV. If you have worked in Exams this is an ideal role for you and is to start asap.

The Department

The Examinations Department is part of the organisation's Development Directorate and is responsible for organising their high-stakes examinations. The team supports question-writing committees, examiners, 10,000 candidates annually and over 25 examination centres, both in the UK and internationally.


The purpose of this role is to provide administrative support to the Examination Officers. The post holder will work with colleagues in a busy department to ensure that the examinations are produced to high academic standards and to schedule, act as a main enquiry point and assist with the editing and preparing of the examination material.

Main duties

To answer routine written, email and telephone enquiries.

To send out visa statement requests from candidates, and statements for verification requests.

To provide administrative and clerical assistance, as required, to other members of the Department, including the inputting and retrieval of candidate information via the database.

To ensure the necessary records are maintained that will readily provide current, accurate and accessible information.

To assist in adding to the examination question bank, ensuring the integrity and security of its contents, and observing editorial guidelines and protocols for examination questions.

To assist with the servicing of the question-writing Examination Sub-Committees.

Supporting candidate management by completing manual bookings, sending booking confirmations, completing verification requests and auctioning name changes.

To assist with the invigilation of examinations.

To process application forms, inputting details of new candidates onto the database where required.

  • To assist with the registration of new candidates and issuing of their results.
  • To contribute to the development and delivery of the departmental operational and business plans, including: preparation of examiner packs and scoresheets, supporting the packing and dispatch of examination papers, recording the return of examination material, scanning of examination papers, QA checking of results and archiving of examination material.

    To process assessment of training applications for the candidates.

    To interpret the Membership Examination Regulations in order to assess training applications submitted by candidates.

    To liaise with the travel agent and local hotels to support examiner bookings.

    To book venues, rooms and catering requirements for meetings and events across the team.

    To manage candidate requests for refunds of examination fees including working with finance colleagues.

    To process and record department invoices in line with the expenses policy.

    To monitor work processes, maintain existing systems, procedures and records in line with College policy and departmental KPIs.

    Any other duties as may be reasonably expected and required by the Examination Officer and Head of Department which are commensurate with the level of the post.

    If you are an experienced Exams Assistant contact us for a chat and we will be happy to tell you more about these roles. Please submit your CV to us in Word format only and we will be in touch immediately.

    Required skills
    • Protocols
    • Exams
    • Examinations Assistant
    • Exams Materials
    • Candidate papers

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