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Database Administrator (Part Time, Term Time) - Part-time

Cobham Hall, Cobham

  • Ref:KCC886-6044-14S
  • Posted:19/08/2019
  • Pay:£25,000 to £29,500 pro-rata per annum
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:19/08/2019 at 15:30
  • Interviews:TBC

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We are looking for a skilled and pro-active person to administer the School’s data management systems, 20 hours/week, term time only (32 weeks) plus an additional four weeks, such days to be agreed from time to time to meet the requirements of the job. Please note, that as an independent school, Cobham Hall’s holiday dates will vary from other schools, please check our website for details.

Salary range £25,000 - £29,500 pro-rata per annum depending on experience which equates to £10,820.50 - £12,768.20 per annum.

It is essential that the successful candidate has knowledge and understanding of database administration.  Experience of using SIMS would be an advantage; however, training will be provided, as required, for the right candidate.

An application form (CVs alone will not be considered) and job description/specification can be found on our website www.cobhamhall.com/vacancies or for further information, please contact Mrs Jacky Elliman on 01474 823371.     The closing date for applications is 31st August 2019.  We reserve the right to appoint at any time during the recruitment process.

Cobham Hall is an independent Round Square boarding and day school for girls based in Kent.  As a Round Square School, we believe in an educational philosophy that is exemplified by our motto: “There is more in you than you think”.     All staff will be expected to embrace the School’s Core Values: Respect, Kindness, Honesty, Tolerance and Trust.

Reports to:         Director of Studies

Job Purpose: The Database Administrator is responsible for the administration and maintenance of the School’s database (SIMS).

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administer the School database (SIMS) to ensure that all pupil data is up to date and accurate and that all associated lists (including class lists, fire lists etc.), reports, mailing data and returns are produced accurately and on time.
  • Inform the Leadership Team of any relevant updates or changes regarding the SIMS database.
  • Work with the Timetabler where necessary.
  • Work with the Director of Studies on SIMS queries and the development of profiles and Assessment Manager and the creation of templates.
  • Produce, format and issue half-termly assessments and full reports to parents.
  • Assist other departments, for example, Admissions, with maintaining data on SIMS.
  • Set-up SIMS for the next academic year.
  • Provide database training, as necessary, to staff in order to continually upgrade skill levels and ensure maximum effectiveness.
  • Administration of SIMS applications, such as SIMS Activities.
  • Prepare information and completion of DfE and ISC Census returns on an annual basis.
  • To perform duties which the Head may, from time-to-time, reasonably assign.

 

Information about the school

A successful, independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11 - 18 years based in the heart of Kent within a magnificent Tudor manor house, set in 150 acres of historic parkland.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jackie Elliman
  • Address:Cobham Hall , Cobham , Kent, DA12 3BL
  • Telephone: 01474 823371
  • Email: ellimanj@cobhamhall.com
Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.