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

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

· Adhering to (and, as required, developing) internal systems and policies

· Responsibility for provision of Access Arrangements

· The management of invigilation

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

· Recording, collating and distributing results and exam reports as required

· All staff training associated with the smooth running of examinations

· General support to the curriculum team and wider school community

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

Person Specification

Gordonstoun is an equal opportunities employer and considers all requests for flexible working.


37.5 hours a week, full time, Monday to Friday 0830hrs - 1630hrs

This is not a term-time only post, although some flexibility is negotiable for an outstanding candidate.

Other benefits include lunch, access to gym and contributory pension scheme.

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

Further information:

6 weeks paid holiday per annum to be taken outside of term time.

6 month probationary period

Gordonstoun is an equal opportunities employer and considers all requests for flexible working.

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.

The closing date for applications is 0900hrs on Tuesday 19 March 2019.

Interviews will be held on 21 or 22 March 2019

Click here to download an Application Form