Role: Exam Access Arrangements Manager

Duration: Permanent, full or part-time, term time only

Salary: • Full-time, term-time only (85.62%) – between £25,688.57 and £26,386.37 per annum (FTE £30,003 and £30,818), progressing on annual increments up to £27,903.56 per annum (FTE £32,590) or, • Part-time, term-time only (64.65%) – between £19,396.94 and £19,923.84 per annum (FTE £30,003 and £30,818), progressing on annual increments up to £21,069.44 per annum (FTE £32,590).

Closing date: 03/06/2024

The Post

The College is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Exam Access Arrangements Manager to lead the Exams Access provision within our Learning Support Department. The post holder will work closely with the SENCO, teaching staff and other professionals to assess and approve exam access arrangements for students. The post requires a high level of organisation and excellent attention to detail. The post holder is required to have: –

  • Successfully completed a post-graduate course at or equivalent to Level 7 or a specialist teacher assessor with a current SpLD Assessment Practising Certificate, as awarded by BDA, the Dyslexia Guild or Patoss and listed on the SASC website.
  • A teaching qualification.

The post is available from 1 September 2024 on a permanent basis. The post is available either: –

  • Full-time, term-time only (85.62%) – 8.45am to 4.45pm (with a 45-minute unpaid lunch break) or,
  • Part-time, term-time only (64.65%) – 9.00am to 3.00pm (with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break)

However, there may be some flexibility for the right candidate.

Our ideal person will have experience working as an Exam Access Arrangements Assessor.

The College

With an exceptional reputation both locally and nationally, Reigate College focuses on excellent teaching, learning and support to make it one of the best sixth form colleges in the country. The College is a great place to work and study, with an active, inclusive, and supportive community ethos at the heart of everything it does. For more information on what it is like to work at Reigate College, please visit:

The Learning Support Department

The Department is led by a SENCO and Deputy SENCO and has a large and experienced team of Learning Facilitators, who provide direct support to students. The post holder will be assisted by a dedicated College Administrator.

The Department is based in the Student Support Hub in the Priory Building. The Hub is an open access area that students can drop in to at any time. The area is shared with the Student Mentoring Team, who provide practical guidance to students in managing their time and workload.


The salary for the post is either: –

  • Full-time, term-time only (85.62%) – between £25,688.57 and £26,386.37 per annum (FTE £30,003 and £30,818), progressing on annual increments up to £27,903.56 per annum(FTE £32,590) or,
  • Part-time, term-time only (64.65%) – between £19,396.94 and £19,923.84 per annum (FTE £30,003 and £30,818), progressing on annual increments up to £21,069.44 per annum (FTE £32,590).


Applicants are asked to complete and return the enclosed application form to the Personnel Department by email to as soon as possible, but no later than 9.00am on Monday 3 June 2024.

When completing their application, candidates are asked to indicate:

  • Why you wish to apply for the post
  • Any experience you have of working as a Exams Access Arrangements Assessor
  • Any experience you have of providing support to 16–19-year-olds
  • Any experience you have of working with young people
  • Any relevant qualifications you have relating to the role
  • Any experience you have of working as part of a team
  • Any other relevant experience relating to the post
  • Whether you wish to apply for the full-time or part-time post

Reigate College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note that it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. The college will carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates in accordance with the Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 guidance.

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