School Data Manager

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We are currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity within a thriving and busy independent school. This newly created role will allow the right candidate to have a real impact on the running of the school by being innovative.

Salary: 29,000 – 34,000 pro rata
Work hours: 8:00 – 16:00

The main responsibilities are:

Data management

Responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the School database (SIMS)
Working closely with the central technical facilities to ensure that SIMS system updates are carried out conveniently and promptly.
Working supportively with all staff who input data to SIMS.
Ensure that data is imported correctly.
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

Production of information
Set-up, produce and manage marksheets and reports within SIMS and publish to Firefly in both schools.
Responsible for the management and admin of external CEM centre examinations.
Work with the Assistant Head Co-ordinators to develop and manage the pupil tracking systems.
Work with Examinations Officer to import, analyse and distribute examination data.
Provide output of data in a range of formats to a variety of internal and external audiences.
Assist the SLT in the production of various communications of pupils’ progress to parents and maintain data centrally to support this purpose.

Development activities
Communicating with staff to understand their requirements and design data reports in various formats using the appropriate software to suit their 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.
Sympathetically but effectively work 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

Training
Go to person for all staff SIMS queries.
Provide training and support to SIMS users in a 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.
Attend training for professional development as required.

The right candidate will be or have:
Demonstrable understanding of database technology.
High level of ability in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word.
Able to work on own initiative.
Thrive in a team enviroment.
Able to plan and set deadlines for projects. 
High level of ability with microsoft packages.
Suitable to work with children in accordance with the GDST Safeguarding Policy.
Able to, on occasion, work outside usual school working hours.

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