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Data Officer - Term Time

The North School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-4246-980S
  • Posted:13/02/2024
  • Pay:£26,305 - £27,738 FTE (£23,308 - £24,578 Pro Rata
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:08/03/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 11th March 2024


  • The North School
  • Term time, plus 5 staff development days and 5 additional days in the school holidays (40 weeks).
  • £26,305 - £27,738 FTE (£23,308 - £24,578 Pro Rata) – SAT D
  • 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday.

We are looking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic Data Manager to be part of our highly regarded support team, which aims to provide an outstanding administrative service in all areas of the school.

The Data Manager role is a senior position within the school’s administrative team and the successful candidate will be expected to develop, manage and lead the data provision at the school including preparing reports using a wide range of data sources to inform the Senior Leadership Team.

The role requires high attention to detail and the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering on the broad range of data demands from internal and external stakeholders in a timely and accurate manner.  The role will primarily use Bromcom, a school based software package so experience of Bromcom would be preferred, in addition to other software such as SISRA.  The successful candidate must be willing to attend training sessions as appropriate.

Some key responsibilities will be:

  • To be the Local Data Officer for the school
  • To manage the school’s Management Information System
  • To complete all statutory data returns, which will include the School Census
  • To ensure that relevant data is transferred to the academy's Management Information System as required
  • Manage the Assessment, Recording and Reporting system including Reports home to parents
  • Produce student data reports following assessments and data drops for various Middle Leaders and for the SLT.
  • To develop and produce general reports, including data analysis as requested by the Academy Leadership Team.
  • To troubleshoot data and issues relating to the Management Information System.

All employees of the school are expected to contribute to the wider life of the school community and candidates should be mindful of this when applying for the position.

We reserve the right to interview early should a suitable candidate apply. 

Thank you for taking the time to consider this vacancy.  If you would like more information, please call the school office.

Further details about the school can be found on our website:www.thenorthschool.org.uk

Join us to benefit from:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Ride to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Jo Manning, Office Manager at joanne.manning@swale.at or 01233 614600.

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 905989 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Information about the school

We are proud that The North School is a happy and improving school where students and teachers enjoy learning together. An experienced team of colleagues provide all students with the best possible opportunities, both inside and outside of the classroom. Our teachers encourage all students to develop their resilience and independence.

Our students are expected to treat each other and staff with care, courtesy and consideration. They are taught to always try their very best at whatever they do and to value the progress they make as individuals. We value a community approach to education to ensure that there is a broad range of expertise within the school. This enables our students to be supported in all areas, so that they may strive to reach their full potential in school and in their future lives.

At The North School we recognise that the students are at the centre of the learning experience and that they all come with different needs and abilities, not to mention interests and strengths. Therefore, we continually review the curriculum diet available; to ensure that it best reflects the national picture and the needs of the students. This enables us to make the learning experience as skills based as possible with a broad range of subjects and an emphasis on personal achievement.

Working in partnerships with parents and the local community is important to us. Collaboration with parents to ensure that every student in our care reaches their full potential is highly valued. We encourage all parents to get involved in the life of the school. The well-established Parents’ Forum offers an excellent opportunity to influence the developments at The North School.

Our classroom practice and academic achievement is supported by a wide range of facilities that include a Basketball Academy, excellent sports facilities and clubs, a climbing wall and even a full working farm that has achieved great success at the Kent Show.

Part of the Swale Academies Trust, The North School recognises that people have different strengths and interests and aim to give individuals the opportunity to develop those further where possible. The School has a real community feel and really encourages its employees to be part of this community and the wider life of the school.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jo Manning
  • Address:The North School, Essella Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8AL
  • Telephone: (01233) 614600
  • Email: joanne.manning@swale.at


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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.