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Data Administrator - Full-time/Part-time

St John's Catholic Comprehensive School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-5461-230S
  • Posted:09/02/2024
  • Pay:Kent Range 6
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:21/02/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be Confirmed




Working Pattern: 37 hours per week*, term time + 5 staff training days + 3 weeks 

(Two weeks of which will be in the summer holidays)

Salary: Kent Range 6 (£22,242 actual starting salary/£23,801 full time equivalent)

Start Date: Required for an immediate start (or as soon as current employment notice period allows)

St John's Catholic Comprehensive School is seeking to appoint a dedicated, motivated and determined individual for the position of Data Administrator.  We are looking for a proactive, reliable individual with a keen eye for detail and high levels of accuracy.

You will be working as part of the school's Data Team, to support the set-up, integration and maintenance of SIMS Assessment Manager and other packages used to record and analyse student performance data.

The responsibilities for this role include; exporting student attainment data to relevant external locations, assisting with the post 16 learning aims data, administering the school's statutory census returns, producing student timetables and supporting with the administering of option choices for students.

The ideal candidate will have proven skills in being able to record and interpret data accurately; a good working knowledge of database and spreadsheet systems is required.  Having excellent ICT skills, to include experience of all Microsoft Office systems and SIMS is essential for this role.  Knowledge of the SIMS Assessment Manager module is desirable but not essential, as training will be provided.

To succeed in this role, you must be a team player and an effective communicator at all levels within the School, including with students.  A flexible approach and the ability to prioritise workload and to meet internal and external deadlines is vital.

St John's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.  This role includes specific safeguarding responsibilities, as defined in the job description.  Our school's dedicated Child Protection Policy can be viewed here:https://www.stjohnscs.com/page/?title=Policies+and+Guidance&pid=11

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders ACt 1974 and the amendments to the exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

If you would like any further information or to arrange a tour of the school (strongly reccommended), please do not hesitate to get in touch with our Operations Manager, Mrs Lynn O'Neill, via the email address below.

If you would like to apply for this exciting opportunity, please follow the link below to our website; www.stjohnscs.com and click on the Recruitment tab to locate Job Vacancies. Kindly complete the Support Staff Application Form and Recruitment Monitoring Forms and email the forms to Mrs O'Neill, via the email address below.

Applications to loneill@stj.kent.sch.uk


Information about the school

St John’s is a very successful co-ed Catholic school with over 1300 students including c.300 in our Sixth Form. We have a very strong Catholic ethos and pride ourselves in being a warm and welcoming community. The school’s 2023 Progress 8 score of +0.33 was the sixth consecutive examination year that the school achieved a positive score on this key performance measure and a wonderful reflection of the talented and dedicated students and staff we have at the school.

This is an excellent and exciting time to join the school and be part of an enthusiastic, forward thinking and supportive team. If you would like to be part of this exciting opportunity, go to our website www.stjohnscs.com and click on the Information tab to locate Job Vacancies, Recruitment Information and Monitoring forms. Kindly complete the following forms and email them to Mrs L O'Neill (loneill@stj.kent.sch.uk): Application Form, Recruitment Monitoring Form, Consent to Obtain References Form and Staff Recruitment Online Checks Form.

St John’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS clearance. This post will be subject to safer recruitment procedures.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs L O'Neill
  • Address:St John's Catholic Comprehensive, Rochester Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2JW
  • Telephone: 01474 534718
  • Email: loneill@stj.kent.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.