JOB TITLE: Research and Statistics Officer
LOCATION: Ealing, London
PAY RATE: £17.26 PAYE or £22.34 Umbrella per hour
START DATE: ASAP
DURATION: 3 months minimum
IR35 STATUS: Inside
PURPOSE OF ROLE:
- To make a major contribution to the local authority's ability to use data to drive strategies, identify priorities and evaluate progress.
- To achieve this by providing schools, colleagues and external agencies with a range of data, statistical analyses, interpretation and guidance to meet statutory duties and policy priorities, with particular relevance to raising achievement and school improvement.
- Use specialist computer software to interrogate and manipulate data, including MS Excel, SPSS, MS Access; and in house and bespoke databases.
- Provide accurate complex statistical analyses of a range of data, including multi level modelling; multiple regression analyses, benchmarking and value added analyses.
- Produce professional, high quality tables, charts, graphs, statistical reports and interpretation for a range of audiences.
- Advise LA officers, head teachers, school staff, governors and others on the interpretation and use of statistical information and liaise with senior colleagues to provide relevant presentations and training.
- Contribute to the analysis and reporting of timely and accurate comparative attainment data across all education phases, to inform decision-making within schools and the LA.
- Be a major contributor to analysing data and providing reports and information to support officers working with specific pupil groups e.g. Looked after Children, pupils with Special Educational Needs SEN) and pupils from specific ethnic groups
- Excellent IT skills across a range of database and statistical applications, including MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access and SPSS (or similar).
- Experience of applying complex statistics to manipulate and analyse large scale data sets (To be tested)
- Experience of using computer software to produce and high quality and sophisticated charts, graphs and tables which present the results of statistical analyses of data in a clear manner for a range of audiences. (To be tested)
- Strong analytical skills, understanding of quantitative analysis techniques and the ability to research, understand and interpret written and statistical information. (To be tested).
- Experience of using computer software to automate the production of statistical reports and analysis.
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