Examinations & Curricular Compliance Officer

Gordonstoun has been leading the way in character education for more than 80 years. Our uniquely broad curriculum provides a challenge in the classroom, on the sea and on the mountain, on the stage and on the sports field, and enables students to discover the truth in our motto – Plus Est En Vous – there is more in you.

Reports to: Deputy Head Curriculum & Headmaster

The Examinations and Curricular Compliance Officer (ECCO) will support student achievement at Gordonstoun by managing all public and internal examinations and assessments. The ECCO will work across Admissions, Junior School and Senior School and will work with external bodies and all colleagues to deliver exemplary standards of compliance and efficiency.

Duties Include:-

Ensuring timely and efficient compliance with all external protocols and JCQ regulations

Efficient and effective running of all examinations

Responsibility for provision of Access Arrangements & providing support to the Learning Support Department in compiling invigilation schedules

The management of invigilation including compiling staff schedules, cover requirements and overseeing external invigilators

Managing logistics and communications required to ensure the smooth running of exams and assessments

Recording, collating and distributing results and exam reports as required

Coordinating staff training associated with the smooth running of examinations

Providing statistical analysis to the Curriculum department

Responding to emergency cover requests including staff sickness

Ensuring compliance with educational visits and ensuring paperwork is compliant with regards to trips

Appropriately qualified candidates may also have the opportunity to become involved in supporting student learning and wellbeing

Person Specification Job Description


Term Time "Plus", 37.5 hours a week, full time, Monday to Friday between 0800/0830hrs - 1600.1630hrs

Other benefits include free lunch, access to the sports centre and contributory pension scheme.

The daily hours of work may vary, especially during the busy School examination season. A flexible approach is therefore essential.

Recruitment process

These duties are for general information only and the appointment will be subject to acceptance of formal terms & conditions of employment. Candidates wishing to be considered for this post should complete the on line application form along with a letter of application, outlining why they feel they are a suitable candidate for this post. Applications should be emailed to recruitment@gordonstoun.org.uk or by post to Recruitment, Gordonstoun, Elgin, Moray, IV30 5RF. For any further enquiries, call the recruitment team on 01343 837837.

The closing date for applications is 1700hrs on Thursday 13 February 2020.

Interviews will be held w/b 17 February 2020. Suitable candidates may be invited for interview on receipt of their application.

Click here to download an Application Form