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Data and Systems Advisor - Full-time

Thinking Schools Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F40-121-S
  • Posted:24/03/2023
  • Pay:£29,633 - £35,729 per annum
  • Start Date:June 2023
  • App Close Date:11/04/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


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Data and Systems Advisor

We have an exciting vacancy for a Data and Systems Advisor based within our Central Offices in Kent.  This is a new position within our expanding Trust, so if you are looking to advance your career within HR operations, this role could be for you.  The successful candidate will be responsible for collating and providing data as part of our regular reporting processes, ensuring our customers have access to key information. They will also be responsible for maintaining and developing systems to ensure that this data is being collated and used appropriately.


The Data and Systems Advisor will be involved in the development and testing of a new HR and Payroll system, establishing and building upon relations across the Trust to ensure that the HR system is supporting our customers.  They will take a pro-active approach in developing the system to ensure we meet the changing needs of a growing organisation.   They will also undertake work across the Trust on systems and data, including working with schools on our Management Information Systems.


What our Trust will offer you: 

  • The opportunity to join a growing organisation during an extremely exciting time, with the opportunity for progression as the Trust grows in size
  • Fantastic CPD opportunities including funded formal qualifications and apprenticeships
  • The successful applicant will also have access to the local government pension scheme and an annual leave entitlement of 26 days, increasing to 30 after 5 years of continuous service
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School 
  • Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/ Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccinations, eye care vouchers. 
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme, including seasonal rewards for all staff. 
  • Free parking in our staff car park 
  • A fun, hardworking and welcoming team who enjoy supporting each other and celebrating our successes!

Next Steps

Early applications are encouraged, and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found. 

If you would like to arrange an informal conversation to discuss the role in more detail please contact Simon Arnold via email – simon.arnold@tsatrust.org.uk   

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process, please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk



Information about the trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

Think about their Thinking Be their Best self Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Tracy Pocock
  • Address:The Thinking Skills Academy Trust,
    Park Crescent,
    ME4 6NR
  • Telephone: 0333 360 2000
  • Email: recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk



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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.