Data Manager

  • Actual salary £19,545 (£23,888 full-time equivalent), dependant on experience
  • Rainham, Kent
  • Leigh Academy Rainham

Your chance to be part of a brand new academy! We very recently opened our doors to our founding Year 7 students in September 2021 and we now have an exciting opportunity to appoint a Data Manager, starting in November 2021

Our successful candidate will be responsible for the effective use of the Academy’s management information systems (Bromcom) to support the smooth running of the Academy. The candidate would lead on providing efficient and effective assessment, reporting, recording and tracking of data across the school. They will also be responsible for reconciliation of management information and data for executive level decision making. The successful candidate would be expected to ensure the Academy’s MIS’s is being utilised effectively and to its maximum capabilities to support teaching and learning, behaviours, progress and safeguarding.

Leigh Academy Rainham are looking for someone who has ideally already worked in the education industry with knowledge of Management Information Systems, ideally Bromcom. The Academy would, however, be prepared to consider candidates who are willing to learn and have the fundamental computing skills required to swiftly upskill themselves in how to use new management information software. The working basis is 35 hours per week during Term Time, plus 2 additional weeks throughout the year. Please be aware that we can negotiate the working pattern for an exceptional candidate, so please state on your application if you have a preferred number of working hours/days per week.

If you have any queries in regards to the role or application process, you can contact Holly Neve (Recruitment Co-ordinator) on [email protected] or 01634 412 263.

Our successful candidate will;

Have a solid foundation that comes from your breadth of experience working with MIS and have experience within the education industry or has a strong computing skillset to rapidly learn the Bromcom system.

Can interpret strategic requests and translate effectively to deliver excellent results for learners and your colleagues in the academy

Are a skilled and flexible individual who can deliver through others, backed up with a technical awareness of MIS systems and processes

Have an eye on the future you will also be thinking about how we can develop our processes, identifying opportunities to improve the student experience through their journey with us at the academy

Our successful candidate will be responsible for;

Ensuring that MIS systems are utilised effectively throughout the learner journey from enrolment, timetabling to examinations;

The continual development of our MIS and associated systems;

Compliance to all internal and external regulatory requirements including monthly returns of student records, accurate learner records;

Reporting to academy leadership to facilitate decision making.

About Leigh Academy Rainham: In September 2021, we opened our doors to the 180 founding students of our co-educational 11-18yr comprehensive school. Already oversubscribed, our new school is firmly set to be a beacon of excellence for secondary education in Medway. The wellbeing and success of each individual child is at the heart of everything and we are driven by the belief that it is our role to ensure all pupils develop an appreciation of the limitless possibilities ahead of them. Every learner is entitled to an enriching, varied and personalised education; delivered through a broad and balanced curriculum that provides challenge, irrespective of need, starting point or background. It is our ambition that in our highly inclusive setting, all our students will flourish, becoming inquiring, compassionate and culturally aware young adults. We will work together to embed the essential skills, knowledge and attributes needed to be highly successful in achieving their own personal goals, as caring members of our community and as leaders in tomorrow’s world.

Our strong learning community works together and shares the value of collaboration; every member of our academy family works together to achieve success, cultivating a strong sense of belonging. Our belief in human-scale education, delivered through our college model, ensures every one of our students is known and valued. Strong pastoral care is at the heart of our academy and we place great importance on building strong partnerships with parents and carers.

Working in a brand new school is a unique opportunity. A flexible approach with a can-do ethos is required, as is drive, grit and boundless enthusiasm. We will be looking to recruit a staff body that has a multitude of talents to enable us to provide a rich academic and co-curricular offer from the outset and look forward to hearing what additional skills, talents and interests you could bring to a role at the Academy. A sense of humour is also essential! ​​​​​​​

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust will comprise 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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