Group Exams Manager

  • Location: Based at Tonbridge, but covering Ashford, Hadlow and its outcentres
  • Salary: £34 514 - £38 854 per annum
  • Status: Full Time 37 hours per week 52 weeks per year
  • Closing date: 19 Apr 2019

Do you want to work for a dynamic and growing organization? The Hadlow Group provides excellence in education through its Colleges in Kent; Hadlow College, West Kent College and Ashford College,  and offers a range of further and higher education  and professional courses in land based and general subjects.

About the role

We are looking for a Group Exams Manager to join our MIS team.

As a Group Exams Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of the exams function at our three Hadlow Group Colleges – West Kent College, Ashford College and Hadlow College.

The ideal candidate will have experience in managing an Exams operation, preferably in further education. It is essential that candidates have qualifications at Level 3 or above, and are able to demonstrate a record of managing staff, understanding a student records system, and having a full knowledge of the JCQ exam regulations. In addition, you must have Level 2, or equivalent, Literacy and Numeracy qualifications.

About the team

You will be managing a staff of eight Exams Officers led by an Exams Team Leader in Ashford and an Exams Manager in Hadlow. The Colleges run many academic and vocational courses through approximately twenty awarding organisations and assessments are run throughout the academic year. Exams teams are supported by teams of professional Invigilators.

The teams work closely with other MIS teams, who support each other at critical times such as summer exams, enrolments and Open Evenings.

Working with us

The College offers many benefits including access to competitive local government pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement, access to a free on-site gym, free parking and a salary sacrifice Childcare Voucher scheme.

The Hadlow Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our users and expects all staff to share this commitment, in order for all to achieve their full potential. Successful applicants will be required to undertake satisfactory pre-employment checks including a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK. Where applicable a prohibition check will be carried out.

Apply today

To apply for this job, please complete an application form found on the College website. You are required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs.

Please return completed application forms to 

The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is Friday 19th April 2019.

Previous applicants need not apply.

When applying for this role, please reference JOB BOARD as your application source when asked.

Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed:  therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.

West Kent and Ashford College, and Hadlow College are equal opportunities employers and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.