Job Description

Exams Assistant

15 hours per week, term time plus INSET, working hours to be agreed

Starting as soon as possible

Do you believe in adding value to every single pupil? Do you want to work in a school where every pupil is challenged to achieve their personal best? Do our three core values of inclusive, individual and inspirational resonate with you?

If this sounds like you and you like sweet treats in the staff room, the idea of dogs around site and a calendar of staff socials then, please, read on.

Shiplake College is seeking to appoint an Exams Assistant to support our Exams Officer with administrative duties linked to the examinations process.  This is a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient and accurate operation of our internal and external exam processes.

This is a new role so is a great opportunity to really have an impact.  To succeed in this rewarding role you will be someone who is well organised, has excellent attention to detail, is a great communicator and able to use your own initiative to prioritise and organise conflicting ongoing and immediate demands.

Flexibility during the exam seasons would be helpful as earlier morning starts and/or longer days may be required.  Some knowledge of exam processes and systems would be an advantage however if you are super organised, have excellent attention to detail and thrive in a busy environment we want to hear from you.

Shiplake College is an independent boarding and day school for just over 500 pupils aged 11 to 18.  There has been a co-educational Sixth Form since 1998 and in September 2023 girls joined in Year 7 as the College goes fully co-educational. Situated in 45 acres of beautiful countryside near Henley-on-Thames, we offer an outstanding education based on small class sizes, excellent facilities and dedicated teaching staff. All teaching staff are expected to contribute to the busy programme of co-curricular activities on offer.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent free lunches and a contributory pension scheme together with access to our gym and sporting facilities and an excellent working environment.

Applications will be considered upon receipt.

Interviews will be held as soon as possible.

A candidate pack and application form can be obtained from

Day and boarding school for ages 11-18, fully co-educational from 2023

HMC, The Society of Heads, BSA

Shiplake College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Shiplake College is also committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.