FE College Examinations Team Leader


Location:  Buxton
Salary:  £27,161 per annum
Monday - Thursday 8.30am-5pm, Friday 8.30am-4.30pm. Occasional evening work required, with notice given.
Closing Date:  Thursday 06 June 2019
Contract Type:  Permanent
Post Type:  Full Time
Reference:  0003-19-R1
Responsible To:  Information, Planning & College Administration Lead

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. 

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. 

The University of Derby is now among the top 20 universities in the UK for teaching quality, and has risen six places overall in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide league table to joint 13th in the country for teaching quality which is an excellent achievement and a reflection of our Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold Award. The University of Derby has been ranked as one of the UK’s top 30 universities in The Guardian’s University Guide for 2019 and being named among the world’s top 250 modern universities in the Times Higher Education Young University rankings. 

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. 

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees 

The successful candidate will be required to lead and manage the Examinations Team in the F.E. Division across Buxton and Leek.  You will develop and maintain appropriate systems, processes and procedures are in place as determined by the needs of the F.E. Division, the University and external agencies.

As part of your role you will promote excellent customer service and contribute to the development and operation of the examinations service with a particular focus on support for examinations and results.  You will also be required ensure that relevant developments within the F.E. Division are consistent with the University requirements and that policies, procedures and regulations are upheld.

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa. For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.gov.uk/tier-2-general.

If you wish to discuss your individual Visa arrangements in relation to this role, please contact us at HRUKVI@derby.ac.uk

As part of the Safer Recruitment process, if you are successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The post for which you are applying is exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 requiring any spent convictions to be declared. Any information you provide will be treated in confidence and only used when considering your suitability for the post.

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