Data Apprentice (an Arch apprenticeship)

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255 Shakespeare Road, London, SE24 0QN
£14,000.00 - £17,000.00 annually
11 Nov 2020
28 Nov 2020
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Purpose of the role
Outstanding management of data can make a significant difference in schools and to the lives of young people. The successful candidate will therefore perform a key role in ensuring the optimisation of processes to collect, review, and analyse data to support school leaders and teachers to take informed decisions. This includes the effective management of all core data for the school which relates to pupils and is stored within the school management information system or our own proprietary data systems. The appointed person would ensure the integrity and quality of data held throughout the year, and ensure that analysis and insights from the data are accurate.
Our ideal candidate will
  • Have good school level qualifications, preferably up to A-level, in maths
  • Be highly numerate with a keen attention to detail
  • Be a pro-active self-starter and a natural problem solver
  • Be great at communicating with peers, managers and colleagues alike
  • Aligned with the Ark Schools' vision and values and comfortable working in a school setting
Key responsibilities
  • Support schools with their day to day data management requirements
  • Maintain processes to support effective day-to-day operation of the MIS and associated data systems
  • Maintain and regularly review the validity and integrity of the data held within the MIS and associated data systems
  • Support in-school colleagues in the use of the MIS and associated data systems, in order to develop capacity within the school
  • Support school leaders by utilising tools to develop annual curriculum planning, timetabling and teaching group management tasks
  • Support school leaders and teachers around key assessment cycle tasks, including data entry and reporting
  • Ensure that all external data returns are completed accurately and punctually
  • Perform housekeeping activities within the school MIS following termly data audits

Communication across the network
  • Build links with other data apprentices across the network and share good practice
  • Work with the wider data and systems to ensure robust and effective procedures and supporting documentation are in place for the on-going use and development of Ark School's data function

The job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post. It will be reviewed regularly and may be subject to amendment from time to time after consultation with the post holder and without changing the level of responsibility of the post.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Have an interest in data management and analysis, particularly in Education
  • Good attention to detail
  • Vision aligned with Ark
  • The ability to skilfully manage and maintain effective working relationships
  • Be able to communicate on a technical level with other IT professionals, and in non-technical terms to academic colleagues
  • The ability to follow instructions accurately
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Highly computer literate, with particular skill using spreadsheets
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills
  • A commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all students
  • An understanding of the importance of confidentiality and discretion

Personal qualities

  • The ability to take personal responsibility, a readiness to reflect and self-evaluate and the ability to change, improve and develop
  • Confidence and self-motivation
  • The ability to be decisive
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • High levels of honesty and integrity
  • Approachable, calm and caring
  • Passion, resilience and optimism to lead through day-to-day challenges
  • Hard working, conscientious and accurate
  • Adaptable, flexible and able to work with minimum supervision

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE A/B grades in Mathematics, English (IT or Computing desirable)
  • A-level A/B grades in Mathematics or Computing/Computer Science desirable

Future prospects

96% of Arch Apprentices move straight into the destination of their choice when they finish their apprenticeship with many seeing their salary go up immediately post-apprenticeship!

Things to consider

Before you apply for this role, have you asked yourself:
  • Do I live close enough to London SE24 0QN that I could commute there and back every day?
  • Do I meet the qualifications required for this role?
  • Am I available to start an apprenticeship within the next two months?
  • Do I want to work in the Data industry and have I researched into it?

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