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Data Manager / EHCP - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Leigh Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F63-5-S
  • Posted:13/05/2020
  • Pay:Actual salary £19,860 (FTE £22,961)
  • Start Date:01/09/2020
  • App Close Date:25/05/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:01/06/2020

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Snowfields Academy has a truly rare and exciting opportunity to appoint a Data and EHCP Manager, starting in September 2020. This is a brand new role for the school as it continues to grow and develop. As Data Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing efficient and effective assessment, reporting, recording and tracking of data across the school. They will also be responsible for reconciliation of management information and data for executive level decision making.

Snowfields Academy are looking for someone who has worked in the education industry; MIS (ideally Bromcom) experience is an essential requirement for this position. Experience of using Pupil Asset would also be an advantage as would be experience of exams administration. The role of EHCP Manager will be to manage the annual reviews process within Snowfields Academy, ensuring that correct procedures are followed and all paperwork is up to date and completed in a timely manner.  To inform the Leadership Team and teachers of annual review and EHCP information / updates to procedures as and when required.

Please note: The student numbers during the first year will be between 40 and 60. As the academy grows this role will be split into two roles. The Data Manager role will then include Exams Officer.

This is a permanent position offering an actual salary of £19,860 per annum (£22,961 FTE). The role is not limited to Snowfields Academy and that the successful candidate will be required to assist our neighbouring school, Bearsted Primary Academy, on occasion.

Due to the current pandemic, the role is likely to be based at Tree Tops Primary Academy until the new building can be opened.

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis, therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Our successful candidate will;

  • Have a solid foundation that comes from your breadth of experience working with MIS and have experience within the education industry
  • Can interpret strategic requests and translate effectively to deliver excellent results for learners and your colleagues in the academy
  • Are a skilled and flexible individual who can deliver through others, backed up with a technical awareness of MIS systems and processes
  • Have an eye on the future you will also be thinking about how we can develop our processes, identifying opportunities to improve the student experience through their journey with us at the academy
  • Our successful candidate will be responsible for;
  • Ensuring that MIS systems are utilised effectively throughout the learner journey from enrolment, timetabling to examinations;
  • The continual development of our MIS and associated systems;
  • Compliance to all internal and external regulatory requirements including monthly returns of student records, accurate learner records;
  • Reporting to academy leadership to facilitate decision making.

As EHCP Manager, the successful candidate will be able to turn their hand to all requirements, and who can be flexible with day to day duties. Our ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, experience of working within an SEN setting and experience of the EHCP process, including statutory time frames.

Information about the trust

Working for Langley Park Primary Academy: Langley Park Primary Academy opened in September 2016 and is the hub of a brand new community in Maidstone. We believe in – and celebrate – achievement and success in all areas of the curriculum. We want our children to learn within a culture of curiosity, enjoyment and positive approaches to new experiences and skills to enable them to become successful learners. From September 2018, we expanded into Year 4. In September 2019, we increased again as this year group moved into Year 5 – a very exciting year ahead as we will then be at capacity. Under the leadership of Libby Fidock, Principal at Langley, we have developed a fantastic team who welcome new members of staff with open arms!

Working with Leigh Academies Trust: As of September 2019, our Trust is comprised of 25 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 13 primaries and 1 special) educating over 15,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. We also have three further academies in development phase, due to open between September 2020-2021. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training providers and a large teaching school.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation. We strive to offer a range of benefits that all employees can take advantage of which we regularly review and add to.

Diversity at our core: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. All roles within the Trust are subject to an Enhanced DBS check in addition to other pre-employment checks.

Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19: Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Leigh Academies Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months. This is for all senior, teaching and support staff appointments. Applications will still be reviewed and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities will vary. If you have any queries or concerns, please get in touch with the LAT Talent Team - talent@latrust.org.uk

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Olivia Couzins
  • Address:LAT Head Office,
    Carnation Road,
    ME2 2SX
  • Telephone: 01634 412240
  • Email: talent@latrust.org.uk



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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.