Exams and Data Analyst Apprentice

Brighton & Hove City Council
Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 3BQ
£14,855.00 annually
08 Jul 2019
20 Jul 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
About the role

Exciting and innovative times atLonghillHigh School.

Here at LonghillHigh School, we have begun a journey to outstanding and we are looking for enthusiastic, determined and inspiring staff to join us. We pride ourselves on having a bespoke staff training programme which supports further development and learning.

A unique opportunity has arisen for Data Analysis & Exams Apprentice.

Longhill High School have an exciting opportunity for a Level 4 apprentice in Data Analyst. The Department is responsible for co-ordinating and running the school's exams and producing data.

The Data Analyst at level 4 is run by Chichester College Group who is responsible for supporting you with your learning and carrying out assessments. You will receive additional support from a nominated mentor, throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship.

Apprentices will gain knowledge enable to:
  • Identify, collect and migrate data to/from a range of internal and external systems
  • Manipulate and link different data sets as required
  • Interpret and apply the organisations data and information security standards, policies and procedures to data management activities
  • Collect and compile data from different sources
  • Perform database queries across multiple tables to extract data for analysis
  • Perform routine statistical analyses and ad-hoc queries
  • Use a range of analytical techniques such as data mining, time series forecasting and modelling techniques to identify and predict trends and patterns in data
  • Assist production of performance dashboards and reports
  • Assist with data quality checking and cleansing
  • Apply the tools and techniques for data analysis, data visualisation and presentation
  • Assist with the production of a range of ad-hoc and standard data analysis reports

Apprentices without evidence of level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to completing training and you may be required to take an English and maths assessment prior to a formal offer being made.

Flexible working is supported where possible, local government salary-related pension offered, a childcare voucher scheme as well the benefits of gaining staff discounts around the City and through many of the UK's largest retailers and accessing other services. As an Apprentice you are also eligible to gain an apprentice NUS card and can take advantage of the Catch the bus4work scheme.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BAME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in ourDirectorate workforce.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Logical and creative thinking skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Committed
  • Dedicated
  • Ability to work independently and to take responsibility
  • Can use own initiative
  • A thorough and organised approach
  • Ability to work with a range of internal and external people
  • Maintain productive, professional and secure working environment
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Able to work accurately and with attention to detail
  • Learnto manage own workload and work of team to ensure financial deadlines are met through the completion and return of necessary documents
  • To be able to demonstrate a commitment to the principles of Equalities and to be able to carry out duties in accordance with the Council's Equalities Policy

Desired qualifications

Knowledge of the use of IT including spreadsheets, word-processing, Databases, email and web-enabled systems.
Knowledge of general office tasks such as printing, electronic filing, arranging meetings, taking meeting notes, responding to enquiries via various communication methods.
Standard of education to include a minimum of GCSE maths and English grades A-C/9-4 or equivalent.

Future prospects

Once the Apprentice has successfully completed the Apprenticeship, there is the potential to progress into full-time employment.

Things to consider

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

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