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Experienced School Data Manager Needed Now




£100 - £140/day


Posted: 23/11/2021

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WORKING HOURS: 36 hours per week (8.00am-4.00pm) 52 weeks per year, with an expectation to be available during crucial exam periods

PERSON LINE-MANAGED BY: Assistant Head Teacher

An outstanding All girls secondary school in Walthamstow who are known for their excellence and outstanding pupils are looking for a Data Manager, this individual would need to start immediately.

Duties & Responsibilities

* Update records and provide students, parents, teachers, Governors, DfE, Ofsted and the LA with information about students at our school, particularly in respect of their attainment and progress

* Support teachers and learners in “smartly” using data to raise student attainment

* Work closely with Assistant Headteacher responsible for Assessment to develop the school’s assessment recording and reporting systems so that they support the needs of the teachers and learners

* Oversee the management of the school’s MIS system, SIMS


* To be responsible for the oversight and collection, organisation, input, analysis, presentation and distribution of data relating to student attainment and progress using the school's ICT based management information system (currently SIMS)

* To manage the data transfer of students at Year 6 and to oversee the regular updating of student data in order to ensure data held is accurately maintained and timely. Obtain KS2 data from LA, primary schools and DfE, calculate sub-levels from the threshold information and calculate KS3 targets

* To keep under regular review, the School's Management Information System in order to make the most effective use of relevant academic and administrative information

* To train staff in the effective and SMART use of the MIS system

* To test new and updated modules, transfer data as necessary and ensure end users are trained in the updated / new modules

* Analyse the annual student reports to highlight areas of strength and under performance to allow Student Progress Leader (SPL) intervention. Work with the SPL to determine how this data can be analysed to meet their requirements

Examinations and Assessment:

* To work in partnership with the Examinations Manager to ensure internal and external assessment data is accurately processed and analysed

* To support the work of faculties and year teams in developing and maintaining their own ICT based assessment and recording systems. This may include setting up spreadsheets or Sims mark sheets for recording data, in addition to using advanced formulas, look up tables, conditional formatting and calculated fields to interpret the data, predict grades and highlight student performance

* Manage the analysis of exam results. Convert non GCSE data to equivalent GCSE grades and points, calculate class and subject residuals where these are not available in Exams Organiser. Calculate the school percentage of 1-9 grades and make this available to the Headteacher, LA and other official bodies

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance

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