Data Graduate

Type: Graduate
Region: North West

Are you a graduate with a data related degree looking for a permanent role?

Are you looking for a role with training and job security?

And with work life balance? Working only 42 weeks a year?

Do you have approximately a year of experience in a data role?

Are you keen to learn and develop?

And build a career in an organisation with real job security?

Is it important for you to work in a motivated team that genuinely enjoy coming to work?

And with a Headteacher who listens and values your contribution?

If so, this might be the role for you

I am working with the St Ambrose Barlow RC High School in Swinton, Salford to find them a Data Graduate.

St Ambrose Barlow RC High School in Swinton (M27 9QP) is a special place to work, known for its emphasis on work life balance, wellbeing, and a supportive team culture.

St Ambrose are keen to develop the Data Graduate, will fund external training and have scope to increase the scale of the role over time.

You will benefit from an excellent local authority pension (19.8% employer contributions), excellent training, and the opportunity to build a career in a secure and stable sector.

You will be the data specialist across the 11-16 school, working to ensure the accuracy of data in implementing, maintaining, and developing the MIS. This is a vital role as data underpins many important decisions affecting pupil progress and attainment.

This is a new role, created by separating the Exams and Data functions. The Exams Manager is very knowledgeable on Data, and the school have access to a Data Consultant. Both are on hand to help you settle into the Data Graduate role.

This role would suit an adaptable person with a year or more in data analysis and the ability to build working relationships with the friendly school team.

Important Details:

  • Actual salary is 28,216 to 30,229 working 42 weeks a year (term time plus 3 weeks).
  • Band 3A 21-24.
  • Excellent local authority pension with employer contributions of 19.8%.
  • School will fund external qualifications.
  • Based in Swinton, Salford 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Some flexibility on the hours.
  • Staff development and wellbeing are priority.
  • Excellent induction and training.
  • Supportive, experienced line manager.

Duties of the Data Graduate:

  • Lead and promote an assessment data strategy to drive school improvements.
  • Ensure accurate, current reports on learner progress, produce and analyze data summaries, and
  • prepare accessible data for staff and senior leaders.
  • Collaborate with staff, senior leaders, governors, and parents to produce analytical reports on student performance and manage the reporting process to meet deadlines.
  • Use diverse data sets to set effective targets and identify groups for intervention.
  • Support staff in developing data handling skills and simplify data analysis with effective reporting strategies.
  • Coordinate and ensure efficient use of SIMS for timetabling, schedule maintenance, timetable changes, and managing statutory census returns.
  • Manage and effectively use data systems to collate and interpret data.

The Data Graduate Must Have/Be:

  • GCSE level education or equivalent (Maths and English)
  • Experience with management information systems.
  • Strong understanding of data management.
  • At least one year of experience managing data, using an MIS, and producing reports.
  • Excellent IT skills and proficiency with various software packages.
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Effective and confident communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize, recognizing urgent matters while meeting deadlines.
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience working to strict deadlines.
  • Experience as part of a team.
  • Willingness and ability to uphold Catholic values.
  • Enthusiasm for learning.
  • Professional role model for pupils and staff.
  • Tact and diplomacy in interpersonal relationships.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • High accuracy and autonomy in work.
  • Ability to support and challenge others.
  • Hopeful, humorous, compassionate, rigorous, and solution-focused approach.
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure.
  • Willingness to consent to and apply for an enhanced DBS.

An Advantage but not Essential:

  • Further relevant post-16 study.
  • Previous experience in an education data role.
  • Familiarity with school software like SIMS, SISRA, Nova.
  • Practicing Catholic contributing to school and/or parish liturgical life.

If you are the Data Graduate St Ambrose Barlow RC High are searching for, let’s talk.

Please send your CV via this ad or call the Appoint-Ed office and speak with Kellie.

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