Data and Information Apprentice

Recruiter
Q3 Academy
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£230.00 per week
Posted
11 Sep 2017
Closes
04 Dec 2017
Ref
VAC001308192
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
December
Duration
Permanent
Weekly wage £230.00

  • Working week Monday - Friday Shift times TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 18 months

  • Possible start date 05 Dec 2017

  • Date posted 11 Sep 2017

  • Distance 141.8 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001308192

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills

    Knowledge:

    • Management Information Systems.
    • Research techniques.
    • Statistical analysis techniques.
    • The range of data protection and legal issues.
    • The data life cycle.
    • The fundamentals of data structures, database system design, implementation and maintenance.
    • The quality issues that can arise with data and how to avoid and/or resolve these.
    • The importance of clearly defining user requirements for data analysis.
    Skills/ Competencies/ Experience:
    • Computer literate.
    • Competent in Advanced use of Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Working with a high level of attention to detail.
    • Identify and ensure processes are in place to effectively quality assure data (e.g., data verification and validation).
    Desirable (but not essential) Skills:
    • National educational data trends.
    • Past and present educational accountability measures including the underlying methodology.
    • Interpret national, regional and school pupil performance data.
    • The steps involved in carrying out routine data analysis tasks.
    • Supporting the presentation of information to different audiences at a relevant level of detail to ensure understanding.
    • Familiarity with SIMS to manage student data and for reporting to parents.
    • Working effectively, accurately and with attention to detail with demanding and varying work-loads.
    • Contributing to official reports and policies.
    • Prioritisation of tasks.
    • High level of computer literacy to include assistance in the development of information systems.
    Personal qualities
    • Able to work to tight deadlines
    • Team worker.
    • Self-starter
    • Willing and able to travel between schools within the Trust.
    Qualifications required
    • At least five GCSEs (or equivalent) of grades A*-C (or new grading of 4-9) including Maths, English, Computing, IT / Science
    • A Levels (or equivalent) at grade A* to D in related subjects (is desirable but not essential)
    Future prospects Upon completion, you will be offered a permanent contract ,if you work hard, demonstrate ability, drive and committment throughout your 16 month apprenticeship scheme. This would ensure that you have further opportunities to continue growing within this exciting organisation. Things to consider You don't need loads of professional experience in IT. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.