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  • Examination and Admissions Coordinator

    Posted: 22 November 2019

    School Examination and Admissions Co-Ordinator

    DATES:  Apply by midday on Wednesday 4th December 2019

    TITLE: Examination and Admissions Coordinator

    SALARY: Grade 6 – (FTE: £22,904 - £26,976)                                      

    LOCATION: Nishkam High School – Birmingham

    REPORTING TO: Vice Principal  

    TO COMMENCE:  January/February 2020

    CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent; 37.5 hours per week; 8.15 a.m. to 4.15 p.m. (term time + two weeks)

    PERSONAL SPECIFICATION: Examination and Admissions Officer Personal specification

    JOB DESCRIPTION: Examination and Admissions Officer Job Description

    APPLICATION FORM: Application Form

    SAFEGUARDING: Safeguarding Policy


    The Role This role is essential in providing the organisation and administration of all internal and external examinations and the admissions process for Year 7, Year 12 and in-year admissions.

    As a key member of the High School’s support team you will be responsible for the smooth running and administration of all examinations and to liaise with teachers, students, parents and examination boards in respect of examination requirements, entries, results and communications, ensuring that the school adheres to all Awarding Bodies’ regulations.

    To lead and be responsible for school admissions at each stage of entry and for in-year admissions, liaising with the relevant pastoral and curriculum staff, members of the leadership team, governors, parents and the local authority as appropriate.


    Background You will be working with a pioneering group, Nishkam School Trust, a flagship of the DfE Free Schools programme.

    The Trust has opened:-

    • Nishkam Primary School Birmingham – September 2011
    • Nishkam High School – September 2012
    • Nishkam School West London – September 2013
    • Nishkam Primary School Wolverhampton – September 2014


    Nishkam High School is a Sikh ethos, multi-faith school that nurtures pupils of all faiths and beliefs and those of no faith. The Nishkam ethos is to create a selfless mind-set, to go beyond ourselves to serve others, create supportive communities and to realise our true potential. 

    The core of Nishkam education is the triple pursuit of academic excellence, creating a community that supports children and nurturing a strong values-led approach to life.

    Nishkam School Trust (NST) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.


    To apply:

    • You need to complete an application form,  or contact the school office on 0121 348 7660
    • Applications to be sent to by midday on Wednesday 4th December 2019 .
    • Successful applicants will be contacted on Friday 6th December 2019
    • Interviews will be held on 9th December 2019.

    Nishkam High School