Data Manager

Job Ref: DataManagerJB032018
Location Acton in Ealing
Office Roles Office Roles
Data Managers Data Managers
Start date Start ASAP
Contrat type permanent
Salary £29,000 - £34,000 per annum
Contract info Subject to experience

Job Description

Data Manager

Job description for a Data Manager
An exciting opportunity in this brand-new role, to provide data management services across both Junior and Senior divisions of this thriving and busy London day school. Seeking to appoint a proactive and ambitious data specialist, who will develop the management of and use of whole-school data, to support the effective functioning and efficiently of the day to day. As a newly created position within the IT Support team, this Data Manager position offers an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to make a significant impact to the running of the school through their innovation and understanding.

Main areas of responsibility - Data Manager
  • Take responsibility for the completeness and accuracy of the School database (SIMS)
  • Work suppotively with all staff who input data to SIMS during the course of their duties
  • Work closely with the school and central technical facilities to ensure that SIMS system updates are carried out promptly and conveniently
  • Ensure that data is imported correctly into School comms and Evolve
  • Work with the Registrar to manage admissions data
  • Work with the Timetable team to ensure a smooth roll-over within SIMS and Nova from one academic year to the next
  • Undertake other reasonable duties related to the job purpose as required
Production of information
  • Set-up, produce and manage marksheets and reports within SIMS and publish to Firefly in both the Senior and Junior Schools
  • To be responsible for the management and administration of external CEM centre examinations.
  • Work with the Assistant Head Teaching and Learning and the Junior School Assessment Coordinator to develop and manage school-wide pupil tracking systems
  • Work with Examinations Officer to import, analyse and distribute public examination data
  • Provide output of data in a range of formats to a variety of internal and external audiences including the Senior Leadership Team
  • Assist the SLT in the production of various communications of pupils’ progress to parents and maintain data centrally to support this purpose.
Development activities
  • Communicate with staff and other parties to gain an understanding of their information requirements and design data reports in a variety of formats using appropriate software to suit these needs.
  • Work proactively with the Senior Leadership Team to project manage the development and adoption of extended uses of SIMS including additional modules and remote access
  • Work sympathetically but effectively with staff in the roll-out of new initiatives
  • Keep abreast of trends in the use of data in an academic environment and discuss these with the Senior Leadership Team
  • Work collaboratively with other GDST schools to share good practice
  • As a Data Manager you will be the first point of contact for all staff SIMS queries.
  • As a data Manager you will provide training and support to SIMS users in a proactive manner using a variety of methods such as demonstration, staff workshops or user instruction sheets, to support use of the system and the interpretation of data
  • As a Data Manager you will attend training for professional development as required

Do not forget TLTP's Refer and Earn scheme. For every Teacher or Teaching Assistant you recommend that we place and meet our terms and conditions you will receive a referral bonus of £130 (subject to statutory deductions).

TLTP Group is an Equal Opportunities employer. Subject to observance of all UK and EU current legislation we shall not discriminate to exclude individuals on the grounds of age, race, colour, gender (birth or reassigned), sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, marital status, ethnic or national origin, health, pregnancy, childcare responsibilities or criminal records. Candidates from such groups are actively encouraged to apply.

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