Lodge Park Academy is now recruiting for a Data and Exams Officer. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.
About the role
To be responsible for the efficient and effective running of all internal and external examinations within the academy, including liaising with staff, pupils, invigilators and examination boards.
Disseminate examination information to staff, pupils and parents/carers, including exam and invigilation timetables, guidelines and querying results.
Complete examination entries and securely store and send completed examination papers to external examination boards ensuring all deadlines are met.
Liaise with examination boards to ensure the accurate administration of all examinations, including ensuring compliance with examination board rules, coursework requirements.
Organise the academy's external invigilators, including training and ensuring up-to-date information is provided to them.
Responsible for the preparation of examinations, including room set up, attendance registers, securely storing and checking papers, providing and checking seating plans and stationery.
Make arrangements for the specific needs of individuals (e.g. SEN), external entrants who are not academy pupils and for academy pupils to sit examinations elsewhere including applying for and monitoring access arrangements.
Manage the examinations budget
Supervise other staff involved in examinations
Create and generate interim reports on students' progress and achievements
Responsible for the local management of the MIS System (Bromcom)
Input data, check information and run reports for Principals, Area Data Manager, Area Data Officer and Improvement Cluster Leads to help highlight trends, results, best practice and potential risks.
Responsible for ensuring that statutory returns are completed accurately and on time
Work with the Area Data Officer in the creation and implementation of the academy timetable
Support the Area Data Manager and Area Data Officer in liaisons with suppliers of analytical data systems to help develop appropriate systems
Provide training on the use of management information systems to other academy staff as needed
Produce lists, information and data as requested by senior staff or external agencies (e.g. standard/statutory returns) for the academy
Maintain manual and computerised records and data management information systems.
Deal with enquiries either by telephone or face-to-face from the academy.
37 hours a week " term time only (plus 10 days to include results and inset days) " permanent role
Salary & Benefits
£22,000pa FTE (£19,730.93pa pro rata)
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
An excellent provision for your professional development and Leadership Development
Who we are looking for
Knowledge and understanding of awarding organisations and the regulatory framework for administering examinations equivalent to national qualifications at level 4.
Knowledge of the management of a broad range of examination procedures and systems, awarding organisations, and invigilation procedures.
Knowledge and use of relevant data management information systems relevant to DfE, OFQUAL and OFSTED and performance measures.
Knowledge and understanding of Data Protection, Safeguarding and confidentiality issues.
Analytical skills for interpreting data and information.
Proven experience in the provision of information and communicating with academy staff, parents, carers, pupils and external examination boards on examination issues.
Establish and maintain effective and constructive relationships across the Area academies with Improvement Cluster Leads, Principals, staff members, pupils, parents and carers, communicating with them as appropriate to share information, and inform them of academy data collection through daily contacts and written communications.
Proven experience in an examination role with excellent communication skills at a range of levels. Competent and able to exercise discretion, maintain confidentiality and follow multi-step instructions.
Proven experience in maintaining accurate records and the safe storage of confidential information.
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) is a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country's leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
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Please note we do not accept CVs without a completed application form.
Early applications advised as we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date.
No agencies please.
The Trust is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.
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