About the role: Leigh Academy Blackheath has a rare and exciting opportunity to appoint a Data Manager, starting in January 2020. This is a brand new role for the school as it continues to grow and develop. Our 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. Leigh Academy Blackheath are looking for some who has worked in the education industry; MIS and Bromcom experience is an essential requirement for this position. The working basis is 15 hours per week during Term Time, plus 3 additional weeks throughout the year. We can be flexible as to how the 15 hours per week are worked; i.e 2 full days or 3 part-time days, etc. This can be discussed during the interview stage as to what is preferred by our successful candidate.
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.
About Leigh Academy Blackheath: Leigh Academy Blackheath is part of Leigh Academies Trust, one of the most successful medium-sized, multi-academy trusts in the UK. Having opened in September 2018 with a Year 7 cohort of 180 students, we will reach full capacity in September 2022 with 900 students in Years 7-11, and 250 in our Sixth Form. Our vision is based on providing for our inclusive community with ambition and drive at the heart of all that we do. We embrace challenge and collaboration; at Leigh Academy Blackheath we are a family and together we cultivate a culture of belonging.
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 - click here to view what you’d receive as a member of staff with Leigh Academies Trust.
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.
The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.