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Administrator (Examinations and Data)

We are looking to appoint an Administrator for our Examinations and Data Office. The post would suit a candidate starting their role in examinations and data in a school context.

This is an important post at the School and requires an individual who can demonstrate initiative and the ability to work both independently and as part of a small team. Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and outstanding problem-solving skills are essential for this post.  It is important that the candidate has a ‘can-do’ attitude, is able to work efficiently in a busy environment and can successfully prioritise their workload to meet deadlines.

It is essential that the post holder has in-depth experience of MS Excel.  Previous familiarity with an educational environment & knowledge of the school’s management system (SIMS) are desirable.  Training in the role would be available to a suitable candidate.

The role requires that the successful candidate is able to work flexible hours during exam & report periods, and it is essential that they are available for 3 days on each of the A Level and GCSE results weeks in August. 

This role also involves assisting the Examinations and Data Officer in the analysis and presentation of school data to provide accurate and up-to-the minute interpretation of pupil information. Good data is the foundation for target-setting and an indicator for interventions to increase attainment. The post holder will be required to able to manipulate and disseminate data effectively to the whole school community as well as assisting with both internal and external examination administration and implementation.

The post holder will be required to work 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday during term time plus 10 additional days in the school holiday period to include GCSE and A Level results days (a total of 40 working weeks per year).  Salary at Grade 4, points 9-12 (£20,043 - £21,269 per annum on a full time basis) – actual commencing salary on pro rata basis (at point 9): £17,737pa.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

A detailed job description and person specification is available to download below.

The King’s School is an equal opportunities employer and 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 expected to follow school safeguarding procedures and promote the welfare of students.

To apply for this post please complete a formal application form (available to download on this website) and send to the HR Officer, preferably by email : HR@kings.lincs.sch.uk

Address: The King’s School, Brook Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6RP.  

Tel: 01476 563180  

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 8 August 2022

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