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Data Officer - Term Time

The Whitstable School, Whitstable

  • Ref:KCC886-4091-524S
  • Posted:23/05/2024
  • Pay:£22,457 - £23,453 FTE (£20,894 - £21,820 Pro Rata)
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:28/06/2024 at 01:00
  • Interviews:w/c 15th July 2024


  • The Whitstable School
  • £22,457 - £23,453 FTE (£20,894 - £21,820 Pro Rata)
  • Term time + 5SDD plus an additional 3 weeks

We are looking to appoint a highly organised and motivated individual to join our team as a Data Officer.

Your primary responsibilities will be to support in the development and provision of data and analysis within the school.

Our standards are, indeed, extremely high and you will have the energy, enthusiasm and skills to secure outstanding practice.

The successful candidate will work alongside our Data Manager and Office Manager.

We are looking for someone who:-

  • Has a high level of IT skills including the ability to create and manipulate spreadsheets.
  • Is confident in working with Management Information Software, such as Bromcom.
  • Has strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • For more information about our school, please visit our website at www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk

This is an exciting opportunity to join our school. In return, we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities;
  • Excellent CPD programme;
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Cycle to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme – access to local and national retail discounts;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment incentive.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack. We are able to offer Flexible Working for candidates that would like to discuss this.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Kate Girling, Senior Assistant Headteacher at kate.girling@swale.at or 01227 931300.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs and interviews may be held before the date specified.

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

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

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

Interview Dates:  w/c 15th July 2024

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

Why work at The Whitstable school? We have a strong vibrant community of staff whereby teaching and learning can flourish in an environment where respect, discipline, and responsibility are steadfastly upheld so all students can learn and grow without unnecessary disruptions. You will be working in a climate whereby the leadership deeply values languages and will provide both the support, CPD opportunities and resources you require to develop in the role. We are also able to offer Flexible Working for candidates that would like to discuss this.

The Whitstable School is part of the Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement, situated in the highly desirable location of Whitstable, Kent. Rated by Ofsted in March 2024 as a Good school, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to outstanding and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition.

Please visit www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk and our X(twitter) page @TheWhitSchool for more about our school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check and references will be taken up. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and seek to reflect the diverse community we serve. Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the stated requirements; please note that we cannot accept CVs.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Natasha Kingsford
  • Address:Bellevue Road, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1PX
  • Telephone: 01227 931300
  • Email: natasha.kingsford@swale.at


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.