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Exam Access Arrangements Administrator

Here at Bournemouth & Poole College, we are looking to recruit an Exam Access Arrangements Administrator on a full-time Fixed Term contract until 20th December 2024. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £22,659.00 per annum.

At Bournemouth & Poole College our staff are passionate and committed to achieve the very best outcomes for our students – we transform lives. We recognise and value our people as our most important asset in achieving each of the strategic outcomes within our College’s Strategic Plan. We believe it is through our people that an excellent student experience will be delivered, and this will have a positive impact in our local community. We value inclusion and we are committed to the promotion of equality, diversity, and inclusion, ensuring we have a diverse, skilled, and motivated workforce who are empowered and engaged. This makes our College a unique, vibrant and rewarding place to work.  You will be employed through Southern Educational Professional Services Ltd; a subsidiary of the College.

Bournemouth & Poole College
Student Inclusion & Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Fixed term end date
Employment Basis
Full time
Contracted working hours
Poole, North Road, BH14 0LS
£22,659 per annum
Closing date

The Exam Access Arrangements Administrator Role: 

As an Online Assessor/Internal Moderator, you will support the Specialist Assessors and wider College team to organise and track the assessments, ensure students who have disclosed support needs are seen and help collate paperwork and evidence for the files. 

Exam Access Arrangements are a reasonable adjustment for any student with additional support needs and ensures they have approved support in place for any exams or assessments.


Responsibilities as our Exam Access Arrangements Administrator will include: 

  • Reviewing school information and files that have been shared, saving evidence to student files and referring cases to colleagues.
  • Liaising with the Assessors and Curriculum teams to help organise group assessments and prepare resources.
  • Effectively tracking students through the assessment process, updating College systems at each stage.
  • Acting as a key contact point for initial assessment enquiries and to help signpost staff and students responding responsively and supportively
  • Supporting staff with the preparation of statutory paperwork for example JCQ Form 8 and Form 9
  • Reviewing case files to ensure all evidence has been completed, follow up with colleagues and students where needed.
  • Responding to referrals and students using a range of sources including Teams, sending text reminders, phone calls and email
  • Liaising with Personal Development Tutors to triage EAA enquiries and ensure students and staff are signposted for the correct support
  • Helping prepare reports and data, maintain and collate student files and offer general administrative support to the wider team


As our Exam Access Arrangements Administrator, you’ll ideally have: 

  • Level 2 (or equivalent) English and Maths
  • Experience working in a customer services or support role that is customer facing
  • Understanding and patient nature, ability to show understanding and patience to students at difficult times
  • Interest and confidence in communicating with a variety of young people and adults who have a range of additional support needs
  • Knowledge of the post 16 education sector


Benefits you will receive: 

You will receive excellent benefits and a competitive salary:

  • 27.5 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30.5 after 5 years' service
  • up to 4 days additional leave during the Christmas closure period
  • Free parking at all of our college sites (where spaces are available)
  • Access to Discount Schemes at multiple retailers
  • Enrolment into the NEST Pension Scheme


If you feel you are the right candidate for this Exam Access Arrangements Administrator role, then please click ‘apply’ now!

Closing Date: 05 July 2024

We reserve the right to close this post early if there is a high level of applicants.

 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.