Examinations and Schools Services Officer

Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline:
  • Italy, Reggio Calabria, Italy
  • International House British School Reggio Cal.
  • Experience: NOT APPLICABLE
  • Positions: 1

Job Summary

Excellent opportunity to become an Examinations Officer for a Platinum Cambridge Assessment English centre in South Italy. Joining a dynamic, professional and friendly team in a well-established private language school, the successful applicant will benefit from a varied role which allows plenty of room for professional development. Must have minimum C1 level of English and B2 level of Italian. Experience in a similar role is an advantage, but not essential. Contract starts 1st February 2018.

Details of Position

Working under the line management of the Directors of IH British School Reggio Calabria, the Exam Officer will be responsible for supporting the exam centre and its managers in the following tasks:

* Planning the exam policy for each academic year, establishing objectives and priorities
* Increasing the number of exams taken in private and state schools by organising workshops, seminars and conferences.
* Developing and improving communication with stakeholders (website, mailchimp, Facebook,etc.)
* Identifying, training and coordinating staff who can work on the administering of
Alongside, and with the assistance of, fellow team members, the successful applicant will be required to work on all the various stages of the examinations:

* Keeping up-to-date on any new procedures introduced by Cambridge Assessment English and
integrating them into the existing procedures of the Centre.
* Establishing exam dates, enrolment deadlines and exam venues.
* Training the relevant team members
* Liaising with Cambridge Assessment English UK and Cambridge Assessment English Italy
* Managing clear, accurate and consistent communication with stakeholders regarding terms of enrolment
* Ensuring all enrolments received are sent to Cambridge Assessment English UK by the
established deadline
* Identifying any special needs or requirements, liaising both with the person making the
request and with Cambridge Assessment English
* Identifying suitable venues.
* Creating the timetable for all exam sessions (both for the Centre and its sub-centres).
* Ensuring accurate and timely communication with all the stakeholders regarding the timetable
of the exams.
* Where needed, organising training sessions for exam invigilators and supervisors
* Checking that all necessary exam materials arrive and that there are sufficient IT resources available for each session.
* Accurate and fair management of the exam sessions, both directly and indirectly.
* Ensuring that all post-exam procedures are adhered to so as to guarantee secure and timely
sending of exams to Cambridge Assessment English UK.
* Ensuring that the Amendment, Special Consideration and Malpractice procedures are completed by the deadline
* Ensuring that results are communicated, and certificates issued, in an accurate manner.
* Ensuring that the Centre provides the correct support to both private candidates and
Preparation centres during all stages of the examination process, thus guaranteeing the
maximum level of customer care.


Essential requirements for this position are:
- Minimum C1 level in English in all four skills
- Minimum B2 level in Italian in all four skills
- Strong planning and organisation skills
- Accuracy and attention to detail
- Excellent communication and people skills
- Ability to coordinate others
- Ability to work well in a team
- Responsible and reliable
- Computer literate (Excellent working knowledge of MS Word and Excel)
- A willingness to learn and respond to feedback

Salary and Benefits

- Minimum salary 1,100 Euros net per month + end-of-year bonus. A higher salary will be offered to candidates with relevant experience.
- Specific training related to the role
- Free Italian lessons in order to obtain a C1 level in Italian.

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